Window Behaviorology in Switzerland
Interview with François Charbonnet (Made in)

Villa Chardonne (2009) on Lake Geneva ©︎ Walter Mair

Kunstmuseum Basel extension (2009), competition proposal. ©︎ Philipp Schaerer

Gleisarena (2014) in Zurich. ©︎ Walter Mair

Display window of Globus Rue du Marché (2017-) in Geneva. ©︎ Made in

Bâtiment dʼArt Contemporain (2021) in Geneva, competition proposal. ©︎ ArtefactoryLab

Made was founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2003. François Charbonnet, one of its co-principals, formerly taught as a visiting professor at ETH Zurich and the Academy of Architecture of the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio, and published the book Portraits: Architectural Parables (Park Books) in 2023. In our latest interview we discuss with him how the firm approaches the design of windows.

Read the full interview on the Window Research Institute website.