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Christ and Gantenbein

Architecture on Stage

Image of the Swiss National Museum by Christ and Gantenbein

Explore the practice of acclaimed Swiss architect duo Christ and Gantenbein who join us to discuss past and future projects.

Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein founded Basel-based Christ & Gantenbein in 1998, having met whilst interning in the office of Herzog de Meuron. Recent projects include the extensions of the Kunstmuseum in Basel and the Swiss National Museum in Zurich. The practice is currently working on the Wallraf-Richartz Museum in Cologne as well as housing schemes in France and Germany.

The Architecture Foundation, in association with the Barbican, presents Architecture on Stage – a programme of talks and debates.


architecture on stage, kazuyo sejima, kazuyo sejima giving a lecture about japanese architecture in london at the barbican centre

Watch: Architecture on Stage - Kazuyo Sejima

Renowned architect Kazuyo Sejima explores the relationship between the individual and Japan's advanced information society as she revisits domestic projects, looking at the principles behind key houses such as House in Plum Grove (2003).