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July 2014

Planning application has been accepted for the house G&R in Langenthal / Project will start on site in July 2014.

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March 2014

The work on a historic building in Aarwangen is in full progress and will be soon finished…

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February 2014

We are delighted to annonce that BFR LAB has been commissioned to plan the refurbishment of an old shed in Langenthal into multi-family house.

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December 2013 - January 2014

BFR LAB in collaboration with Sabri Gokmen was selcted to exhibit at the Cantonale Bern. The Installation is exposed in the Musée Jurassien des Arts, Moutier (dec.2013 – jan.2014)

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Dec 5th. 2013, 7.30 pm, exhibition opening and design talks, AIT Salon Cologne: Guga S'Thebe Theatre in Langa, Capetown - www.designdevelopbuild.com

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We are delighted to anonnce that BFR LAB has won the first price in the competition `` Um- und Neubau Altersheim Schärme, Melchnau`` in collaboration with Architekturbüro Ledermann AG.

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BFR LAB gives a lecture @ the finissage symposium of the Exhibitiion "Brasilianischer Frühling l 26. September - 07. November 2013" in the AIT Architecture Salon/ Hamburg.

Symposium: 29. Oktober 2013 | 19:00 Uhr Symposium „São Paulo, Caracas und andere Orte – Inspirationen?“
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bfr lab has been selected to participate in the Cantonale 2013

bfr lab has been selected to build an installation at the Musée Jurassien des Arts in Moutier

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EXHIBITION: AFRITECTURE - BUILDING WITH THE COMMUNITY

14.09.2013 – 12.01.2014
Pinakothek der Moderne

Architekturmuseum der TU München

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Hamlet Creche featured in Baunetzwissen

http://www.baunetzwissen.de/objektartikel/Gesund-Bauen-Kindergarten-Hamlet-Cr-che-in-Suedafrika_3276153.html

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Construction of office and reception building Burri + Achermann is progressing

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Exhibition at the German Theatre Museum [Theatermuseum Duesseldorf]

Collaboration project of RWTH Aachen, PBSA Duesseldorf and Georgia Institute of Technology for the Guga S’Thebe Theatre will be exhibited at the Theatre Museum in Duesseldorf. September 2013

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Canalbridge Obergösgen completed

Competition 1.price 2009, completion 2013
with Fürst Laffranchi Engineers
Architectural Consulting

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design.develop.build

Collaboration project of RWTH Aachen, PBSA Duesseldorf and Georgia Institute of Technology for the Guga S’Thebe Theatre is on-site. More information under http://designdevelopbuild.com

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Design.Develop.Build project featured in Arch+ Think Global, Build Social

Think global, build social! is the title of this issue. It’s also the title of an exhibition curated by Andres Lepik for the Deutsche Architekturmuseum and the Architekturzentrum Wien (for which this issue serves as a catalog). But Think global, build social! is something else as well: a program for a new architecture that promotes emerging practical and professional perspectives. Under this banner, the issue and exhibition bring together projects from the world over—projects that call to mind the debates surrounding the Heimatschutzarchitektur of the 1910s (a movement that sought to protect local building traditions on the eve of modernism) or the Critical Regionalism of the 1970s. In contrast to their conservative iterations in the last century, however, concepts like homeland, landscape, and region can no longer be marshaled in the culture wars against the inexorable progress of modernization. The very frontiers of civilization and culture have been redrawn along a  new axis—that of the global and the local. With any luck, this realignment will resolve the Western schism between civilization and culture and advance new forms of cultural production as well. …

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Under construction: office and reception building Burri & Achermann, Inwil

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Refurbishment Wolfwil completed

Completed March 2013

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STO FOUNDATION AWARD FOR GUGA S'THEBE THEATRE IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Sto foundation has awarded a price for academic innovation with focus on sustainability and eco-friendly construction methods to the AIT, PBSA Duesseldorf, RWTH Aachen and Georgia Institute of Technology for the upcoming design build projects for the Guga S’Thebe Theatre in Langa, Capetown, South Africa.

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workshop + lecture: Aggregated. METU

Together with Prof. Volkan Alkanoglu and Sabri Gokmen Prof. Daniel Baerlecken will be participating in a digital design workshop at METU, Middle East Technical University. May 8-16 2013.

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Haus R in Architektur + Technik

 

http://www.architektur-technik.ch/Web/internetAxT.nsf/0/0FAD35C365C70F42C1257B25004044E0?OpenDocument&wc=1

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Hamlet Creche in Detail magazine 3/2013

http://www.detail.de/architektur/hefte/aktuelles-heft

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January 2013

Advances in Cement and Concrete Technology in Africa

January 28th – 30th 2013; Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg

Prof. Judith Reitz will be presenting the paper <<Sustainable Building Prototypes>> by J. Reitz, D. Baerlecken, B. Heiermann,and P. Molestina.

 

at ACCTA

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January 2013

RAUMFALTUNGEN + UNSCHARFE OBJEKTE MATERIAL + EXPERIMENT … EINFACH MÖBEL  

Exhibition PASSAGEN 2013 in Köln

PASSAGEN
INTERIOR DESIGN WEEK KÖLN
2013

14.–20. January 2013 Mo–So | 10–18 UHR
SPECIAL Opening am 17. Januar, 18–21 Uhr

Exhibition at Material ConneXion Cologne, Vulkangelände,
Lichtstrasse 43g, 50825 Köln-Ehrenfeld
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January 2013

Planning application handed in for the new office building in Inwil (CH) / Project will start on site soon.

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January 2013

Refurbishment from House F started beginning of January 2013

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November 2012

House R has been completed.

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November 2012

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August 2012

bfr lab is first runner-up in the competition for the City Gallery Atlanta

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february 2011

BFR lab takes part in the exhibition “Kuenstlerinnenpreis 2010“. The opening will be on 15th February 2011, 6 pm in the “Haus der Architekten”, Zollhof 1, Düsseldorf

 

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january 2011

we are delighted to annonce that BFR lab has won the second Prize in the competition “Ersatzneubau Bergische Universität Wuppertal”

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