laba Open House and ‘ATHENS LESSONS’ Book Launch


Open House Laboratoire Bâle and welcome note by Harry Gugger
Friday, September 30, 2011, 19.00

Harry Gugger established Harry Gugger Studio in 2010, after 19 years of partnership with Herzog & De Meuron. In addition to practicing architecture Harry Gugger is a full professor for architectural and urban design at the EPFL, where he founded lapa, the Laboratory for Architectural Production. lapa turns into laba, Laboratoire Bâle, after it’s move to Basel and it’s reorientation with a focus on urban design.

Lecture on Athens by Prof. Elia Zenghelis
Friday, September 30, 2011, 19.00

Elia Zenghelis is an architect and educator based in Athens. He currently teaches at the Accademia di Archittetura in Mendrisio and at The Berlage Institute in Rotterdam. He has also taught at The Architectural Association in London. Zenghelis is a cofounder, with Rem Koolhaas, Zoe Zenghelis, and Madelon Vriesendorp, of OMA, where he was partner in charge of OMA London and later, OMA Athens.