Vacheron-Constantin Extension
25 May 2012
Bernard Tschumi Architects has been commissioned to design a 100,000 square-foot (10,000m2) extension of the Vacheron-Constantin factory and headquarters building, also designed by the firm and completed in 2005 near Geneva.
Jean Tschumi Remembered
23 May 2012
The work of Jean Tschumi (1904-1962) is celebrated in Orleans, France. An exhibition prepared by Jacques Gubler and curated by Elke Mittmann opens at the Maison de l’Architecture in Orleans, with a lecture by Jacques Gubler at the Orleans Mediatheque. A colloquium on the preservation of 20th century architecture will take place on June 12, moderated by Richard Scoffier with Dominique Lyon, Francis Soler, Bernard Tschumi and Docomomo activist Agnes Cailliau; it will discuss possible scenarios of reuse of Jean Tschumi’s first building, the Sandoz Laboratories in Orleans (1948-1953).
Le Rosey Groundbreaking
15 May 2012
Construction begins on the new performance center to be called Carnal Hall at the Swiss boarding school Le Rosey in Rolle.