Architect@Work Exhibition 2023/2024

For the fifth time, World-Architects is showcasing a curated project exhibition at ARCHITECT@WORK. The exhibition highlights a total of 40 works by platform members from around the world, with a special emphasis on lightweight construction and the principles of simplicity in building. Interviews on circular construction further enhance and complement the exhibition.

Anna Heringer (Photo: Achim Graf)

'We must arrive at a happy contentment'

  • Anna Heringer has already developed projects in Bangladesh using updated traditional building methods, and she is currently implementing a school complex in Ghana. In our interview, she argues in favor of a political change of thinking towards truly sustainable action and construction in Europe.

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Catherine De Wolf conducts research in transdisciplinary digital circular construction and teaches at ETH Zurich. (Photo: Paul Barendregt) 

Circular Building the Easy Way

  • Catherine De Wolf has been Assistant Professor and Director of the Chair of Circular Engineering for Architecture at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering at ETH Zurich since September 2021. She spoke with us about the challenges of circular construction. 

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Photo: Mirko Fabian 

Paul Schmidt: 'We are convinced of straw and that’s why we recommend it'

  • Natural materials are at the top of the list at Atelier Schmidt when it comes to new buildings and renovations. We talked to Paul Schmidt about the sense and benefits of various natural building methods.

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Kim Le Roux (left) and Margit Sichrovsky (Photo: Hannes Wiedemann) 

Margit Sichrovsky and Kim Le Roux: 'Circular construction does not work without a circular economy. We need new business models.'

  • The Berlin-based architects are concerned with the establishment of a circular economy in the building industry. In this interview they talk about working with used building components and the development of the German capital between awakening and stagnation. 

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Conversion of a Flarzhaus, Bauma (Photo: Philipp Stäheli)

Saikal Zhunushova, 'the Young Woman with the Low-Tech Approach'

  • Swiss-Architects Editor in Chief Elias Baumgarten recently interviewed architect Saikal Zhunushova, who placed third in the 2021 Foundation Award, which annually recognizes the innovate work of Swiss architecture offices less than five years old. Born in Kyrgyzstan and now based in Winterthur, Zhunushova is working on projects and sharing her knowledge in both countries.

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Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Gare Maritime

Brussels, Belgium

Compagnie O. Architects

Cemetery Pavilions Brasschaat

Brasschaat, Belgium

Atelier Deshaus

Upper-Cloister in Jinshan Mountain

Chengde, China

LUO studio

Yuntai Ice Chrysanthemum Display...

3andwich Design / He Wei Studio

Treasure Box in the Desert Reception...

Zhongwei, China

OPEN Architecture

Chapel of Sound

Chengde, China

Scenic Architecture

Xitang Naera Art Gallery

Xitang Town, Jiashan County, China

Chybik + Kristof Architects & Urban Designers

Manifesto Andel

Prague, Czech Republic


New Aarhus School of Architecture

Aarhus, Denmark

ppp architekten + stadtplaner

Neubau Amtsscheune Zarrentin

Zarrentin am Schaalsee, Germany

bez + kock architekten

Integrierte Gesamtschule

Rinteln, Germany



Dresden, Germany

Jasper Architects

UP! Berlin

Berlin, Germany

haascookzemmrich STUDIO2050

Rapunzel Welt

Legau, Germany

pedevilla architects

Service Building Kreuzbergpass

Sesto / South Tyrol, Italy

Didonè Comacchio Architects

Municipal Stadium Shelter

Travettore di Rosà, Italy

Yuji Tanabe Architects


長野県, Japan

Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop

Longhouse with an Engawa

Chiba, Japan

Takeru Shoji Architects


Niigata, Japan

studio berardi miglio

The School of Social Development


ASAP Hoog Pitro Sammer

KALO! Children's Adventure Laboratory

Traiskirchen, Austria

ao-architekten ZT-GmbH

HTL Bau und Design Innsbruck

Innsbruck, Austria

Luna Productions

Aussichtsturm Hardwald

Dietlikon, Switzerland

Gian Salis Architektur GmbH

Umbau Hochstudhaus zu Musikerhaus,...

Boswil, Switzerland



Zürich, Switzerland

W2H Architekten AG

Lindendorf II

Bern, Switzerland

b720 Fermin Vazquez arquitectos


Barcelona, Spain



Sant Esteve d'en Bas, Spain


Tainan Public Library

Tainan, Taiwan

David Hotson Architect

The Facade of the Saint Sarkis Church

Carrollton, USA

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

Google Bay View

Mountain View, CA, USA

Brooks + Scarpa Architects

The Rose Apartments

Venice, CA, USA


Paseo Mallorca 15

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Manuel Herz Architekten

Babyn Yar Synagogue

Kiev, Ukraine

Mostlikely Architecture

Copa Beach Pavilion

Vienna, Austria


Powerhouse Telemark

Porsgrunn, Norway


Seaside Floating Pavilion

Rongcheng, China

HK Architekten, Hermann Kaufmann + Partner ZT GmbH

Nebelhornbahn Talstation

Oberstdorf, Kleinwalsertal, Germany

Niji Architects

Step Garden House



La Pervinca Countryside Hospitality

Guastalla, Italy

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