Window Behaviorology in Switzerland
Interview with Gigon / Guyer


Detached House for a Doctorʼs Family, Canton Zurich, 1994
© Christian Kerez, Zurich

Housing Development Broëlberg I, Kilchberg, 1996
© Heinrich Helfenstein, gta Archiv / ETH Zurich

Office Building Lagerstrasse House, Europaallee 21, Zurich, 2013
© Stefan Müller, Berlin

Kirchner Museum Davos, 1992
© Heinrich Helfenstein, gta Archiv / ETH Zurich


Since they established their practice in 1989, Gigon / Guyer have expanded their practice from the design of art museums, including the international award-winning Kirchner Museum, to a succession of high-rise buildings that have been completed in recent years, including Prime Tower in Zurich. We visited Gigon / Guyer at their studio in Zurich to explore their process of designing windows and the philosophy that underpins it by looking at their previous projects.

Read the full interview on the Window Research Institute website.