UNI LI – Book ‘Zentrumsentwicklung Vaduz’ - ‘Vaduz Centre Redevelopment’

UNI LI – Book ‘Zentrumsentwicklung Vaduz’ - ‘Vaduz Centre Redevelopment’

Date: 11 May 2017

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato have editored a new book called ‘Zentrumsentwicklung Vaduz’ – Vaduz Centre Redevelopment. The book includes urban planning projects by students from the 3rd & 5th Winter Semester Bachelor of Architecture Course from the University of Liechtenstein. Students conconcentrated on revitalizing crucial parts of Vaduz to create a more cosmopolitan city for Liectenstein.

Associated Projects:

“Vaduz Centre Redevelopment” Design Studio /

Neutral Bay Jacota Apartments Completion

Neutral Bay Jacota Apartments Completion

Date: 26 Apr 2017

Construction of Neutral Bay Residential & Commercial Development, Australia is finally complete. Tenants are moving into the upper level apartments and commercial areas on the ground levels are ready for shop fitouts.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

Unili Study Tour – ‘Libraries in the Netherlands’

Unili Study Tour – ‘Libraries in the Netherlands’

Date: 20 Mar 2017

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato organized a study tour of the ‘Libraries of The Nehterlands’ for the Forth and Sixth summer semester students Bachelor of Architecture students from the University of Lietenstein. As part of the semester project ‘New Knowledge Centre in Liectenstein’, students were able to visit a large number of Libraries and other important buildings designed by important architects of the Netherlands. Students also covered by foot several areas such as the Amsterdam Central Waterfront & Western Docklands, Amsterdam Eastern Docklands & IJburg, Rotterdam City Centre & Former Docklands, then Almere, Utrecht, Delft, Spijkeniss which were further away from the main cities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Photo of Students visiting the Educatorium by Architect Rem Koolhaas at the University Campus of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Publications – Book ‘MAM Modern Art Museum Singapore’

Publications – Book ‘MAM Modern Art Museum Singapore’

Date: 27 Feb 2017

VOLPATO+HATZ published a book on their 2016 Summer Semester course at the Singapore Univeristy of Technology and Design otherwise known as ‘SUTD’. The Bachelor of Science in Architecture students semester project was to design a new Modern Art Museum on the Promontory area facing the Marina Bay of Singapore.

Associated Projects:

“MAM Modern Art Museum Singapore” Design Studio /

Residential & Commercial Development, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

Residential & Commercial Development, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

Date: 21 Feb 2017

VOLPATOHATZ was commissioned to produce a feasibility study of a 20‘000 square meter area in Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland. The concept was to densify the are by introducing several new sustainable buildings with timber cladding and awnings to shade the facade. Next phase will require a ‘District Plan’ of the area which defines the urban parameters of the new redevelopment.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Basel_Landschaft, Switzerland /

UNI LI – Vaduz Centre Redevelopment

UNI LI – Vaduz Centre Redevelopment

Date: 18 Jan 2017

The 2016/17 winter Design Studio by Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato at the University of Liechtenstein comes to an end with final review of the 3rd & 5th Semester Bachelor of Architecture Students who presented their proposals for the redevelopment of Vaduz town centre in Liechtenstein.

Associated Projects:

“Vaduz Centre Redevelopment” Design Studio /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 19 Oct 2016

Construction Progress – Neutral Bay Residential & Commercial Development in Australia is close to completion on the external facade, internal fit out has commenced.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

SUTD – Graduation Show Singapore

SUTD – Graduation Show Singapore

Date: 03 Oct 2016

The SUTD Architecture and Sustainable Design Studio by Visiting Professors Marco Volpato displayed student projects of the Modern Art Museum project at the Graduation Show held at the National Design Centre in Singapore from 03rd to 15th October 2016.

Associated Projects:

“MAM Modern Art Museum Singapore” Design Studio /

Zermatt – New School

Zermatt – New School

Date: 26 Aug 2016

VOLPATOHATZ participated in a competition for the design of a new school for 600 students right in the centre of Zermatt, Switzerland for the Einwohnergemeinde Zermatt. The entire program required a kindergarten and primary school, day care, gym hall, auditorium, community rooms and reorganization of external areas to the building perimeter.

Associated Projects:

New School, Zermatt, Switzerland /

SUTD – MAM Modern Art Museum Singapore

SUTD – MAM Modern Art Museum Singapore

Date: 11 Aug 2016

Visiting Professors Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato completed the 2016, Sustainable Design Option 2 at the SUTD Singapore University of Technology and Design. Students developed a new museum on the existing Promontory area in Singapore and incorporating existing events program of Marina Bay.

Associated Projects:

“MAM Modern Art Museum Singapore” Design Studio /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 12 Jul 2016

Construction Progress – Concrete structure was recently completed; next phase will be services and electrical followed by external glazing and internal fit-out. Image of central courtyard.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

New Penthouse Apartment Rome

New Penthouse Apartment Rome

Date: 25 May 2016

Proposed refurbished penthouse apartment next to Piazza del Popolo in Rome, Italy for a private residence.

Appointment Visiting Associate Professor SUTD Singapore University of Technology and Design

Appointment Visiting Associate Professor SUTD Singapore University of Technology and Design

Date: 28 Apr 2016

Marco Volpato has been invited as Visiting Associate Professor of the SUTD Singapore University of Technology and Design for a 3 month semester on Sustainable Design commencing 17th of May 2016.

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 21 Apr 2016

Construction Progress – Pouring of concrete slab to second level to residential apartments.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 21 Apr 2016

Shutters removed from ground level retail area

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 05 Apr 2016

Construction Progress – First level concrete slab to residential apartments

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 14 Mar 2016

Retail Level concrete slab

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 01 Mar 2016

Retail Level slab reinforcement

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

VH on Divisare

VH on Divisare

Date: 16 Feb 2016

VOLPATOHATZ is published on the international architecture platform ‘Divisare’ with two projects: ‘Kindergarden in Lugano’ and ‘Private Residence in Lugano’.

http://divisare.com/authors/2144767439-volpatohatz

Associated Projects:

Kindergarten, Carona, Switzerland / Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 27 Jan 2016

Formwork proceeding well and quickly for level one on parking area below ground.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

VH on Houzz

VH on Houzz

Date: 26 Jan 2016

VOLPATOHATZ is published on the australian platform for home renovation and design ‘Houzz’ with four projects: ‘New Residential Home in Lugano’, ‘Residential House Refurbishment in Longueville’, ‘New Residential Home in Greenwich’ and ‘Residential House Refurbishment in Basel’.

http://www.houzz.com.au/pro/l-pasello/volpatohatz

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland / Residential Refurbishment, Longueville, Australia / Private Residence, Greenwich, Australia / Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 10 Jan 2016

Commenced formwork for level one on parking area below ground.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

European House

European House

Date: 19 Dec 2015

The well known author of more than 80 architectural books Philip Jodidio, has just released a new book “European House” by Images Publishing which includes ‘House in Lugano’ by VOLPATOHATZ. The book displays various types of single-family houses built throughout Europe; according to Philip Jodidio, the architects that were published ‘have been selected because of the different ways in wich they approach the issues of residential design and construction’.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

European House

European House

Date: 18 Dec 2015

The well known author of more than 80 architectural books Philip Jodidio, has just released a new book “European House” by Images Publishing which includes ‘House in Lugano’ by VOLPATOHATZ. The book displays various types of single-family houses built throughout Europe; according to Philip Jodidio, the architects that were published ‘have been selected because of the different ways in wich they approach the issues of residential design and construction’.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

New Residence Basel – Completion

New Residence Basel – Completion

Date: 25 Nov 2015

Renovations of a private house situated in the centre of Basel facing the Rhine, are complete. The house is spread over 4 levels plus attic and enjoys six bathrooms, four bedrooms, two offices, kitchen, dining and living, garage and gym room.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 20 Oct 2015

Demolition is proceeding well for the new Jacota apartments in Neutral Bay Australia making way for a four-storey building with 30 apartments, commercial area and parking below ground.

New Residence Basel – Practical Completion

New Residence Basel – Practical Completion

Date: 18 Aug 2015

The private Basel residence right on the Rheine is finally occupied by its owners and has reached practical completion with final defects period scheduled for completion in September 2015.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Unili - Ensemble Architecture Final Critic

Unili - Ensemble Architecture Final Critic

Date: 17 Jun 2015

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato completed the 2015 winter 4th & 6th Semester Bachelor of Architecture Course at the University of Liechtenstein. Sample render at final critics.

Zollhaus Zurich Competition

Zollhaus Zurich Competition

Date: 18 May 2015

Competition entry by VOLPATOHATZ for the design of a new residential and commercial development adjacent to the main railway of Zurich for the cooperative Genossenschaft Kalkbreit, consists of three separate buildings each with 3, 5 and 6 levels, tied by a common platform together with a rich mix of uses to create an almost self-sufficient standard of living for the end user.

Lignum Holzbulletin 114/2015 – Holzbau im Tessin

Lignum Holzbulletin 114/2015 – Holzbau im Tessin

Date: 27 Apr 2015

The Lignum Holzbulletin 114/2015 – Holzbau im Tessin published the prefabricated timber construction kindergarten designed by VOLPATOHATZ. The bulletin displays a growing trend in prefabricated timber construction buildings from the Ticino (Tessin) region including low-rise apartments, stadiums and bridges all out of timber.

Associated Projects:

Kindergarten, Carona, Switzerland /

Unili Study Tour – Observe & Sketch

Unili Study Tour – Observe & Sketch

Date: 20 Mar 2015

Forth and sixth semester students from the Bachelor of Architecture Course joined Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato on a study tour called ‘Observe & Sketch’. Students moved around historic centers of Carona, Montagnola and Morcote, Switzerland, observing and sketching details, such as a window or interior, a piazza or group of houses. In Como, student’s sketched entire buildings from 1920s-1930s period designed by Architect Giuseppe Terragni. In Milano they observed buildings from 1930s-1950s period designed by Architect Gio Ponti, Angelo Mangiarotti, Asnago & Vender, Architects BBPR, Luigi Moretti, Giuseppe Terragni as well as Architect and Engineer Pier Luigi Nervi.

New Residence Basel – Work in Progress

New Residence Basel – Work in Progress

Date: 18 Feb 2015

A private for level residence on the Rheine of Basel is currently undergoing a complete transformation of all the interiors including a full restoration of the roof. Construction is proceeding well and completion is scheduled for end of May 2015.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Mural - Munmorah Power Station Wyong Australia

Mural - Munmorah Power Station Wyong Australia

Date: 29 Jan 2015

In 1966, Architect and Artist Gino Volpato pictured created a ceramic mural for the entry foyer of the now decommissioned Munmorah Power Station in Wyong Australia. The artwork consists of well over 800 individually hand made ceramic pieces individually installed by Gino Volpato himself. The complete mural will be relocated to a museum prior to demolition in early 2016.

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Neutral Bay – Jacota Apartments

Date: 28 Jan 2015

The Jacota apartments in Neutral Bay Australia is finally moving forward selling the 30 apartments spread across four levels above the ground level restaurant and bar area and two levels of car park area below ground. Construction is scheduled to commence early 2015.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

Unili – University of Liechtenstein’s interviews Nicole Hatz

Unili – University of Liechtenstein’s interviews Nicole Hatz

Date: 15 Jan 2015

Following the final critics of the 3rd & 5th winter semester Bachelor of Architecture Course ‘Architecture for Inclusion’, the University of Liechtenstein’s interviews Nicole Hatz about the semester project and how is one able to connect the town of Grabs Switzerland with Lukashaus, an institution for disabled persons situated on the outskirts of Grabs.

Associated Projects:

“Architecture for Inclusion” Design Studio /

Unili_Architecture for Inclusion

Unili_Architecture for Inclusion

Date: 15 Jan 2015

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato completed the winter 3rd & 5th Semester Bachelor of Architecture Course at the University of Liechtenstein. Students proposed various strategies on how to best develop the site of Lukashaus, an institution for disabled people in Grabs Switzerland such as adaptive re-use of the existing buildings, improve internal links within and between each building and to better connect with the town of Grabs by allowing a mix of activities and people that will provide to the disabled plenty of support but not dependence. Image of student presenting at final critics.

Associated Projects:

“Architecture for Inclusion” Design Studio /

New Residence Basel – Prototypes

New Residence Basel – Prototypes

Date: 09 Jan 2015

Exquisite prototypes was prepared by the joiner for the new residence in Basel, which include an actual door, slot handles picture and veneered cupboard drawer panels with integrated timber slot handle to match.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Unili Study Tour – Journey to the West

Unili Study Tour – Journey to the West

Date: 17 Oct 2014

Third and fifth semester students from the Bachelor of Architecture Course joined Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato on a study tour called ‘Journey to the West’. Students covered the Romandie area of Switzerland for a whole week exploring the towns of Basel, Biel, Neuchatel, Lausanne and Geneva learning, appreciating and respecting the great building achievements of the past and present. Image of Church ‘Katholische Kirche Bruder Klaus’ in Birsfelden.

Birsfelder Anzeiger – STEK Birsfelden

Birsfelder Anzeiger – STEK Birsfelden

Date: 05 Sep 2014

As a member of the Baukommission for Birsfelden Council, Nicole Hatz, pictured in the article by the local newspaper ‘Birsfelder Anzeiger’, has been providing consulting services for ‘STEK’, the future planning vision for Birsfelden.

New Residence Basel – Geothermal Drilling

New Residence Basel – Geothermal Drilling

Date: 25 Aug 2014

One of the smallest drilling machines on the market made its way through the front door and with its drilling rig barely fitting below the underside of the second floor, started drilling a 140m deep hole for geothermal heating, incidentally this is the first time this machine was able to drill inside a house.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

New Residence Basel – Demolition

New Residence Basel – Demolition

Date: 01 Aug 2014

Demolition has commenced with removal of existing ceilings, floor finishes and some walls and floors, temporary props were also required to support the existing structure.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

New Residence Basel – Construction Commences

New Residence Basel – Construction Commences

Date: 01 Jul 2014

Construction starts early July with installation of the hoarding and provided there are no delays, completion is expected early February 2015.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Unili - Park n’ Live

Unili - Park n’ Live

Date: 17 Jun 2014

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato completed the spring summer 2nd Semester Bachelor of Architecture Course at the University of Liechtenstein. Students presented new solutions for the Park n’ Live project to replace an existing parking garage in the centre of Vaduz Liechtenstein with a new mixed-use building with functions such as parking, offices, residential apartments, public markets or even forum for public events.

Interview – Marco Volpato and Nicole Hatz on RSI Swiss Italian Radio

Interview – Marco Volpato and Nicole Hatz on RSI Swiss Italian Radio

Date: 05 Jun 2014

Marco Volpato and Nicole Hatz will discuss on the Swiss Italian Radio RSI Rete Due Laser Program, their views on nationalism, homologation and modernity in Swiss architecture and whether National identity is still alive, the interview was aired on the 5th of June, follow the link http://www.rsi.ch/rete-due/programmi/cultura/laser/Svizzero-o-solo-Mondiale-922324.html

NiVo 3  2014 ‘House in Lugano’ – Architecture Journal of FibreCem Holding AG for Cement Composite

NiVo 3 2014 ‘House in Lugano’ – Architecture Journal of FibreCem Holding AG for Cement Composite

Date: 15 Apr 2014

NiVo Journal Issue 3 2014 recently published the single-family residence in Lugano, Switzerland designed by VOLPATOHATZ. The article details the intricate ventilated façade, which uses a multitude of overlapping Eternit tiles with varied designs. It eventually took more than a year to design and develop and to ensure a watertight façade.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

Unili Study Tour – Miami

Unili Study Tour – Miami

Date: 16 Mar 2014

As part of the Bachelor Course horizontal studio project ‘Park & Ride Live’, Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato organized a study tour of Miami for the second semester students. The itinerary included the Wynwood Arts District, Miami Design District, Midtown Miami, Art Deco District, various art galleries and museums, Carpark 1111 Lincoln Road, Florida International University, Miami Beach Urban Studio, Paul Rudolf’s houses in Sarasota Lido and Sanibel Island and Key Largo. Image taken with students in front of PAMM Museum in Miami.

Greenwich Residence – Habitusliving

Greenwich Residence – Habitusliving

Date: 18 Feb 2014

The recently completed house in Greenwich, Australia designed by VOLPATOHATZ was published on the Australian website Habitusliving.com, click on the following link to read the complete article http://www.habitusliving.com/live/white-by-the-sea

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Greenwich, Australia /

Lugano Residence – ArchDaily

Lugano Residence – ArchDaily

Date: 17 Feb 2014

The recently completed house in Lugano, Switzerland designed by VOLPATOHATZ was published on the internationally renowned ArchDaily website, click on the following link to read the complete article http://www.archdaily.com/482779/residence-in-lugano-volpatohatz/

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

Nicole Hatz – Building and Planning Commission

Nicole Hatz – Building and Planning Commission

Date: 14 Feb 2014

Nicole Hatz of VOLPATOHATZ has been elected committee member of the building and Development Commission at the Council of Birsfelden, Switzerland.

Lugano Residence – Swiss Architects

Lugano Residence – Swiss Architects

Date: 13 Feb 2014

The recently completed house in Lugano, Switzerland designed by VOLPATOHATZ was selected by the internationally renowned ‘Swiss Architects’ website as project of the week, click on the following link to read the complete article http://www.swiss-architects.com/en/projects/44288_Haus_im_Sottoceneri

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

Unili - University Guesthouse

Unili - University Guesthouse

Date: 16 Jan 2014

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato completes a successful 1st Winter Semester Bachelor of Architecture Course at the University of Liechtenstein where students were asked to design a guesthouse for the University campus to be used by students or teacher visiting the University for a short to intermediate period of time and providing an alternative solution to the nearby hotels.

Associated Projects:

“University Guesthouse” Design Studio /

Greenwich Residence - Architizer

Greenwich Residence - Architizer

Date: 14 Jan 2014

The house in Greenwich Australia, designed by VOLPATOHATZ, has been recently published on the architectural website ‘Architizer’. Click on the following link to read the complete article http://architizer.com/projects/residence-greenwich/

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Greenwich, Australia /

Unili - Presentation Eternit Exhibition

Unili - Presentation Eternit Exhibition

Date: 12 Dec 2013

The exhibition ‘Masterplan Eternit’ commissioned by Eternit (Schweiz) AG, which first opened on the 3rd October 2013 at Eternit Head Quarters eventually moved to the University of Liechtenstein where it was displayed for several weeks in the University exhibition area. Nicole Hatz of VOLPATOHATZ presented the exhibition on the 12th of December 2013 and discussed the work on display by the Bachelor of Architecture students from the University of Liechtenstein from two semester entitled ‘Use-Reuse-Recycle Eternit’ and ‘New Eternit/Swisspor Factory’.

Associated Projects:

New Residence Lugano – Photography

New Residence Lugano – Photography

Date: 01 Nov 2013

Richard Glover recently photographed the private residence in Lugano Switzerland. The image shows the intricate house façade in Eternit designed exclusively by VOLPATOHATZ.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

New Residence Basel – Council Approval and Tender Process

New Residence Basel – Council Approval and Tender Process

Date: 01 Nov 2013

The authorities approves the application and tenders will be called early 2014 with construction expected to commence soon after. Renders show the main central stair which link five levels and the theme of main bathroom design theme which will appear in all bathrooms throughout the house.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Eternit Exhibition Press Release ‘Glarus24.ch’

Eternit Exhibition Press Release ‘Glarus24.ch’

Date: 09 Oct 2013

An article by the Swiss newspaper ‘Glarus24.ch’ writes about the official opening of a successful exhibition for Eternit Schweiz AG.

Associated Projects:

“New Eternit Swisspor Factory_Eternit (Schweiz)” Design Studio /

Eternit Exhibition Press Release ‘Die Sudostschweiz’

Eternit Exhibition Press Release ‘Die Sudostschweiz’

Date: 09 Oct 2013

An article by the Swiss newspaper ‘Die Sudostschweiz’ writes about Nicole Hatz of VOLPATOHATZ presenting the student work at the official opening of a successful exhibition for Eternit Schweiz AG.

Associated Projects:

“Reuse Recycle Reshape_Eternit (Schweiz)” Design Studio /

Eternit Exhibition Vernissage - Presentation

Eternit Exhibition Vernissage - Presentation

Date: 03 Oct 2013

Nicole Hatz of VOLPATOHATZ and Urs Lehner CEO of Eternit (Schweiz) AG Niederurnen presented and discussed the exhibition work and responded to questions from politicians, press and the public. The press released several articles hailing the exhibition as a success and understand the necessity for Eternit (Schweiz) AG’s to build a new factory on new land.

Associated Projects:

“New Eternit Swisspor Factory_Eternit (Schweiz)” Design Studio /

Eternit Exhibition Vernissage - Exhibition

Eternit Exhibition Vernissage - Exhibition

Date: 03 Oct 2013

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato were curators of an exhibition ‘Masterplan Eternit’ commissioned by Eternit (Schweiz) AG, which opened on the 3rd October 2013 at Eternit Head Quarters. The Exhibition displayed the work of Bachelor of Architecture students from the University of Liechtenstein from two semester entitled ‘Use-Reuse-Recycle Eternit’ and ‘New Eternit/Swisspor Factory’.

Associated Projects:

“Reuse Recycle Reshape_Eternit (Schweiz)” Design Studio /

Eternit Exhibition - Poster

Eternit Exhibition - Poster

Date: 01 Oct 2013

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato were curators of an exhibition for Eternit Schweiz AG called ‘Masterplan Eternit’ which opened on the 3rd October 2013 at Eternit Head Quarters, attended by politicians, press and the public. The Exhibition showed the work of Bachelor of Architecture students from the University of Liechtenstein over two semesters entitled ‘Use-Reuse-Recycle Eternit’ and ‘New Eternit/Swisspor Factory’.

Associated Projects:

“Reuse Recycle Reshape_Eternit (Schweiz)” Design Studio /

Publications – Two Books for Eternit

Publications – Two Books for Eternit

Date: 01 Sep 2013

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato are editors of two books for Eternit Schweiz called ‘Use-Reuse-Recycle Eternit’ and ‘New Eternit/Swisspor Warehouse and Offices’ based on the work produced by the Bachelor of Architecture students from the University of Liechtenstein over two semesters.

Associated Projects:

Publications - Two Books ‘Use-Reuse-Recycle Eternit’ + ‘New Eternit - Swisspor Warehouse & Offices’ /

Basel Residence – Archaeologist and Geologist

Basel Residence – Archaeologist and Geologist

Date: 01 Sep 2013

The archaeologists are busy digging below the ground garage floor trying to identity and catalogue the historic layers. The geologist coordinated the drilling to check for ground level water and record the various ground stratification.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Greenwich Residence - ArchDaily

Greenwich Residence - ArchDaily

Date: 01 Aug 2013

The website ‘ArchDaily’ published the Greenwich house by VOLPATOHATZ. Stunning photos by renowned photographer Richard Glover captured the sculptural qualities as well as the light qualities through the roof skylights.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Greenwich, Australia /

Unili - Glenn Murcutt Questions & Answers

Unili - Glenn Murcutt Questions & Answers

Date: 01 Jun 2013

Marco Volpato of VOLPATOHATZ and Hugo Dworzak director of Architecture at the University of Liechtenstein joined Glenn Murcutt 2002 Pritzker laureate on stage in June for a successful evening of Questions and Answers together with the architecture students from the University of Liechtenstein.

Associated Projects:

Glenn Murcutt Questions and Answers /

Unili - New Eternit/Swisspor Factory

Unili - New Eternit/Swisspor Factory

Date: 01 Jun 2013

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato completes a successful 4th & 6th Summer Semester Bachelor of Architecture Course at the University of Liechtenstein collaborating again with Eternit (Schweiz) AG for the design of their new factory and office complex on a newly rezoned agriculture area.

Associated Projects:

“New Eternit Swisspor Factory_Eternit (Schweiz)” Design Studio /

‘Connection – Import Ticino’ Barcelona_Exhibition

‘Connection – Import Ticino’ Barcelona_Exhibition

Date: 01 May 2013

VOLPATOHATZ was selected as one of twenty best architects from Ticino to exhibit the Carona Kindergarten project at a two-day forum in Barcelona ‘Connection – Import Ticino’.

Unili Study Tour – Basel Stuttgart Munich

Unili Study Tour – Basel Stuttgart Munich

Date: 15 Apr 2013

As part of the Bachelor Course horizontal studio project ‘New Eternit/Swisspor Warehouse and Offices’, forth and sixth semester students were guided by Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato through the cities of Basel, Stuttgart and Munich to visit museums, housing from the 1920’s, furniture and car manufacturers with a final stop at Eternit Schweiz AG in Niederurnen to develop a chair in Eternit, to see how Eternit is produced and attend lectures by guest speakers. Images from Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart and students producing a chair in Eternit at Eternit Schweiz AG.

A2Z Shelf

A2Z Shelf

Date: 04 Apr 2013

The A2Z shelving system designed by VOLPATOHATZ for Borella Design was presented in April at the Fantoni Milano showroom during 2013 Salone del
Mobile.

Associated Projects:

Cecal, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Cecal, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Date: 15 Feb 2013

VOLPATOHATZ participated in a competition to design a new CECAL ‘Canton Central Alarm Headquarters’, for the Police department, Fire department and Custom Officers of Bellinzona Switzerland.

Associated Projects:

Cecal, Bellinzona, Switzerland /

Basel Residence – New Project

Basel Residence – New Project

Date: 15 Feb 2013

VOLPATOHATZ have been commissioned to design the interiors of an existing four-storey house in central Basel Switzerland. The house dates back to 1472 and is situated right on the promenade along the Rhine.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Basel, Switzerland /

Unili - “Reuse Recycle Reshape_Eternit AG (Schweiz)” Design Studio

Unili - “Reuse Recycle Reshape_Eternit AG (Schweiz)” Design Studio

Date: 14 Feb 2013

Nicole Hatz and Marco Volpato have completed the winter semester 2012-13 Bachelor of Architecture design studio at the University of Liechtenstein with the 5th semester students presenting their final works on the 16th of January 2013.

Students presented various strategies for the current Eternit estate, ranging from a complete redevelopment to preserving some historic buildings of the town of Niederurnen for community use to the reorganization of both warehouse and production process for Eternit. A sample of student’s work below.

Associated Projects:

“Reuse Recycle Reshape_Eternit (Schweiz)” Design Studio /

Reigoldswil four new residences - work in progress

Reigoldswil four new residences - work in progress

Date: 30 Nov 2012

VOLPATOHATZ received approval from Basel land Council for a new residential development to Minergie standard on the hillside of Reigoldswil countryside in Switzerland.

Construction documentation has commenced for the four houses, which are built out of timber onto a concrete base.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Reigoldswil, Switzerland /

Lugano Residence - Work in Progress

Lugano Residence - Work in Progress

Date: 03 Oct 2012

Construction of the new residence in Lugano is well on its way, with the commencement of the 3rd level pre-fabricated structure, which overhangs two levels below also undergoing a complete renovation.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

Greenwich Residence - Work in Progress

Greenwich Residence - Work in Progress

Date: 07 Jun 2012

A new two level house in Greenwich Sydney Australia designed by VOLPATOHATZ is at lock-up stage with floor and wall finishes completed.
The next step will be the installation of joinery to the kitchen, bathrooms and family areas. Photos courtesy of the owner.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Greenwich, Australia /

New kindergarten in Carona - Publication Archi 2/2012

New kindergarten in Carona - Publication Archi 2/2012

Date: 11 May 2012

The new kindergarten in Carona designed by VH appears in a Swiss Architecture magazine April issue of Archi 2/2012. Read the press about this project.

Associated Projects:

Kindergarten, Carona, Switzerland /

New Kindergarten in Carona - Publication Switzerland Il Caffè

New Kindergarten in Carona - Publication Switzerland Il Caffè

Date: 08 Apr 2012

The new kindergarten in Carona designed by VH has been cited in the local paper ‘il caffe’, 8 April 2012 as a successful outcome of high Minergie standards in combination with low construction costs.

Associated Projects:

Kindergarten, Carona, Switzerland /

Unili - Architektur Liechtenstein 2011-Year Book

Unili - Architektur Liechtenstein 2011-Year Book

Date: 18 Feb 2012

The University of Leichtenstein Institute of Architecture and Planning in Vaduz released
their Architektur Leichtenstein 2011 Yearbook which includes the 4th and 6th semester
bachelor studio by Nicole Hatz Volpato & Marco Volpato called ‘Last Exit to Schaan’
The project looks at reactivating the industrial area of Schaan Liechtenstein and was
integrated with Landscape course held by Jacqueline Kissling.

Associated Projects:

“Last Exit to Schaan” Features /

Greenwich Residence - Work in Progress

Greenwich Residence - Work in Progress

Date: 15 Dec 2011

Construction at the Greenwich site is proceeding extremely well; the first floor slab has been successfully poured. Next to follow are the internal and external brick walls along with the fabrication of the roof steel frame and supports.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Greenwich, Australia /

Until Talk - Marco Volpato: Heritage and Influences

Until Talk - Marco Volpato: Heritage and Influences

Date: 15 Dec 2011

Marco Volpato held a talk entitled ‘Heritage and Influences’ to a large crowd of Architecture student at the University of Liechtenstein UNILI on Gino Volpato: artist, designer, architect, Scenographer and TV presenter and the profound influence it had on VOLPATOHATZ.

Lugano Residence - News

Lugano Residence - News

Date: 15 Dec 2011

Documentation is well underway for a new house in Lugano overlooking the city and lake of Lugano Switzerland. Tender stage will be early 2012 and completion of construction is expected end of 2012.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Lugano, Switzerland /

Molino Nuovo Kindergarten Competition

Molino Nuovo Kindergarten Competition

Date: 22 Sep 2011

VolpatoHatz has taken part in a competition for the new Kindergarten of Molino Nuovo in Lugano, in the interesting location near via Mola the green axe of Lugano.

Associated Projects:

Kindergarten, Molino Nuovo, Switzerland /

Greenwich Construction Update

Greenwich Construction Update

Date: 16 Sep 2011

Construction on site is moving along, the ground floor slab has been poured and the brickwork has arrived on site. Walls will be going up soon…

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Greenwich, Australia /

Construction Begins in Greenwich, Australia

Construction Begins in Greenwich, Australia

Date: 20 Jul 2011

The construction of the VOLPATOHATZ private residence in Greenwich Australia is well underway. Demolition is complete and trenches are in place ready for the concrete footings to be poured. Keep an eye out for future updates, we will be following it’s progress on site here.

Associated Projects:

Private Residence, Greenwich, Australia /

Community Hall Awarded Fifth Prize

Community Hall Awarded Fifth Prize

Date: 20 Jul 2011

VOLPATOHATZ has been awarded fifth prize for their proposal of a Multi-Use Community Hall in Morbio Inferiore, Switzerland.

Associated Projects:

Community Hall, Morbio Inferiore, Switzerland /

Neutral Bay Project Approved

Neutral Bay Project Approved

Date: 01 Jun 2011

We are happy to announce that we have received DA approval for our project in Neutral Bay, NSW. We look forward to going full steam ahead towards construction. If you would like to see more details of the project click here.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Neutral Bay, Australia /

Unili Study Tour - Volpatohatz Takes on Manhattan

Unili Study Tour - Volpatohatz Takes on Manhattan

Date: 02 Mar 2011

As part of the Bachelor Course project ‘Last Exit, Schaan Liechtenstein’, students of the Horizontal Studio Forth & Sixth Semester, went on a study tour of New York & Brooklyn analysing adaptive re-use of old industrial buildings into new housing, food and art and how such a successful combination was able to capitalize but also revitalize the surrounding neighborhood.

Abundant

Abundant

Date: 28 May 2008

VOLPATOHATZ was invited to exhibit at the Australian Pavilion at the 11th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia. It’s aim was to exhibit Australia’s diverse architectural history and exciting potential. Our entry was the Waterloo project which represented new challenges working with an old industrial landscape that is slowly disappearing within the spreading inner city fringe.

Associated Projects:

Residential & Commercial Development, Waterloo, Australia /

Until - Plug and Play Art Features

Until - Plug and Play Art Features

Date: 02 Mar 2008

The University of Leichtenstein Institute of Architecture and Planning in Vaduz released
their Architektur Leichtenstein 2008 Yearbook which includes the 3rd Semester WS 07/08 Bachelor Studio by Nicole Hatz Volpato & Marco Volpato called ‘Plug and Play Art’. The project looks at confluence of urban space with art.

Associated Projects:

“Plug and Play Art” Features /