Schweizer Baumuster-Centrale, Zurich, Switzerland
23 January 2020, 6pm
Florian Zierer speaks at the Schweizer Baumuster-Centrale on the subject of the construction of the new chancel at St Gallen Cathedral.
This event is the sixth in a series of symposiums exploring traditional materials in contemporary architecture.
St Gallen, Switzerland
The consecration of the new chancel at St Gallen Cathedral, designed by Caruso St John Architects, was celebrated in a service led by Bishop of St Gallen Markus Büchel and attended by 1200 members of the diocese. In his sermon the Bishop refered to the design as a "couragous and successful work". Construction of the new chancel was completed in four months, during which time the Cathedral remained open to the public.
London, United Kingdom
8 April 2021
Caruso St John is among the six shortlisted teams for the National Gallery NG200 competition. The project will be part of the gallery's Bicentenary, working on its historic structure and visitor experience.
Live-stream from Leuven, Belgium
8 April 2021
Adam Caruso participated in the 2020 Bauwelt Kongress, with a lecture entitled 'What is it Worth?', on reading the city and speculating about what its future might hold. The lecture will be followed by a conversation with Kaye Geipel and Lina Ghotmeh.
Following a period of isolation at the start of the Lockdown, Adam Caruso met host Matthew Blunderfield online to discuss teaching at ETH Zurich, the work of Pierre Huyghe, and the series of monographs on lesser-known Modernist architects he co-edits with with his partner, Helen Thomas.
Adam Caruso contributes an essay to the Autumn 2020 issue of Superposition, discussing the modernities of Hannes Meyer and Hans Wittwer’s ADGB Trade Union School, and Jony Ive at Norman Foster's Apple Headquarters seen through the lens of Andreas Gursky.
To celebrate its anniversary, the Heong Gallery has created a video looking back at the five years since its transformation from an Edwardian stable block into a public gallery showing modern and contemporary art.
Adam Caruso contributes an article to the October Issue of Domus, outlining how on the failure of architecture to address the imbalances of contemporary life has motivated him to look again, in practice and with students at the ETH, at the ideological and programmatic promises of modernism.
Studio Adam Caruso, ETH Zurich
20 October 2020
with Marlise Blaser, Katharina Lehmann, Summer Islam & Paloma Gormley