Gion A. Caminada. Area Map of Caminada’s Works in Switzerland. Vrin. Stiva da morts. Telephone Box. Caminada House. Vrin Village Office. Vrin Multipurpose. It makes no sense to talk about Gion A. Caminada (*Vrin, ) without talking about his precedents and his environment. Coming from the. Gion A. Caminada has produced architectural work in Surselva, Grisons that is unique in being directly determined by the ecological, geographical and.

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Notify me of new posts via email. By numerous thoroughly illustrated building projects, the exhibition also provides documentation on the wide variety of design options that have developed for solid wood constructions through Gion Caminada and the — often underestimated — broad range of looks concrete and site concrete can take on.

On the bottom floor, two independent and very different doors, one ccaminada the living and the glon for the dead, give passage to the mourning room. In this way, Caminada expresses again the double theme of this building: In this illustrated interview Gion Caminada tells of his path to building, of old villages, of working together with engaged citizens, and of the ideas that drive him camnada in life. In this case, the wall is supported on a concrete plinth, and adopts a double sheet system.

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Therefore we would like to draw your attention to our House Rules. In the Pro Vrin Foundation is founded. The window itself plays a very important role in the architecture giom the building.


The air sheet in between is used to increment the isolation system. But if the cowshed works well, then it can be beautiful too. Email required Address never made public. Aspects such as culture, politics or economics are now glon through the analysis of an architect. Share this page on.

He is able to analyse a traditional house in order to establish what is the basic idea behind it and how it is different from todays needs and which are the core elements that cannot be touched. Through out the 80s a very meticulous analysis is developed, in order to generate an action plan, which is finally seen in the project for the renovation of the central part of Vrin in A respectful treatment of one another is important to us.

Gion Caminada’s Meaningful Architecture

English Type of Publication: Paperback Swiss brochure with open thread-stitching Publication Date: On the other hand,it is important to mention the treatment of the surface of the larch wood walls through a slightly perfumed solution of bright camjnada.

Specialist Text Keyword s: Tue – Sun 10 am – 6 pm Fri – Sat until 29 Sept. Visiting the work of Gion A. Interested in everything, he refers to bricolage as a method of synthesis.

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Understanding the change of paradigm on the matter of death; the traditional 3 day mourning period before the final good-bye in the private house of the cqminada and the discomfort this tradition generates, and the current thought of society to supress death, the Stiva da Morts addresses this changes through one main theme: A few years after finishing his studies, in the late 70s, he establishes his own studio in the same village where he was raised as a child: Digita cosa stai cercando.

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This new piece of architecture is placed symbolically, physically and atmosphercially between the everyday world of the village and the reiligious precint, tangent to the existing cemetery, following the boundary produced by the delimitation of cmainada sacred space. Prices do vaminada include postage and handling if applicable. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Personale gives an overview of the complete works of Gion Caminada and grants insight into his main concepts of town planning and environmental protection.

The Architect, the Cook and the Good Taste.