Biography & Bibliography


Gubler Jacques

Né le 6 nivôse de l’an CXLVIII de la République

Coloniae Juliae Equestris alias Novioduni 

1940: born at Nyon, VD/UEFA, Switzerland

Lives in Basel, BS/CH, with Heidemarie

 

Iter academicvs pedigre(e)cvsque

1959, University of Urbino, summer course in Italian language

1959-65, University of Lausanne, French language & literature, English language & literature, history, philosophy

1965, licence ès lettres, major in art history under Enrico Castelnuovo

1967, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, graduate program in architectural history with James O’Gorman

1968-70, scholarship awarded by the Swiss FNRS

1970, Jean-Marc Lamunière’s assistant, Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

1971-75, Enrico Castelnuo’s assistant, University of Lausanne

1975, doctorat ès lettres, University of Lausanne, under Enrico Castelnuovo: Nationalisme et internationalisme dans l’architecture moderne de la Suisse

 

Ex catedribvs professio

1983-1984, New Jersey Institute of Technology, School of architecture, Newark, NJ, guest professor

1984-1999, Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, School of architecture, professor

1984-1995, University of Geneva, School of Architecture, associate professor

1990-2000, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, School of architecture, lecturer within the Summer program in Paris

1999-2006, Accademia di architettura, Mendrisio, University of Lugano, professor

 

Area stvdiorvm

Architecture in Switzerland, 19th, 20th & 21st centuries

International   avant-garde

Viollet-le-Duc

Hennebique & reinforced concrete

Jeanneret before Le Corbusier

Alberto Sartoris' publications on razionalismo within the Modern Movement in Italy & Switzerland

Jean Tschumi & 20th C. modernité

Case studies in urban history: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Fribourg, Lausanne (Swiss INSA Program) Arcachon (Gironde) Newark NJ

 

Lumen circvmscriptvm

1982-1996, member of the editorial board & regular contributor to Casabella, Milan

2003-2013, member of the editorial board & contributor to archi, Bellinzona & Zurigo

 

Ex parte reliquiae argvmentorvm

a/   Books

Nationalisme & internationalisme dans l'architecture moderne de la Suisse, Lausanne, L’Âge d’Homme, 1975 ; reprint, Geneva, Archigraphies, 1988

ABC, Beiträge zum Bauen: Architettura e avanguardia, 1924-1928, Milan, Electa, 1983 ; second printing, 1994

With Geoffrey Backer, Le Corbusier, Early Works by Charles Édouard Jeanneret, London, St Martin's Press, 1987

With Alberto Abriani, Alberto Sartoris, Dall'autobiagrafia alla critica, Milan, Electa, 1990

With Joëlle Neuenschwander, Une menuiserie modèle, les Held de Montreux, Yens, Cabédita,1992

Motion, Émotions, thèmes d’histoire & d’architecture, Gollion, Infolio, 2003

Cara Signora Tosoni: Le cartoline  di Casabella 1982-1995 / Dear Signora Tosoni: Postcards to Casabella 1982-1995, Prefazione / Foreword by Vittorio Gregotti, Milano, Skira, 2005

 Jean Tschumi, architecture échelle grandeur, Lausanne, Presses polytecnniques & universitaires romandes, 2008

Jean Tschumi, Architecture at Full Scale, Milan, Skira, 2008

Nazionalismo e internazionalismo nell’architettura moderna in Svizzera, Mendrisio Academy Press & Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo, MI, 2012

Motion, emotions, Architettura, movimento e percezione, a cura di Carlo Gandolfi, presentazione di Mario Botta, Milano, Christian Marinotti, 2014

 

b/   Exhibitions & catalogues

Alberto Sartoris with Thomas Boga, editor, Zurich, ETH, gta, 1978

Editor of Viollet-le-Duc, Centenaire de la mort à Lausanne, Lausanne, Musée historique de l'Ancien Evêché, 1979.

«Deux chantiers initiaux», in Maurice Culot, editor, Louis Herman De Koninck, architecte des années modernes, Bruxelles, AAM, 1989

«Des pieds nus sur un escalier», in Jörg Zutter, editor, Adolphe Appia ou le renouveau de l'esthétique théâtrale, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Payot, 1992

«L’affare della Casa del Popolo di Vevey», in Alberto Abriani, editor, Alberto Sartoris, Novanta Goielli, Milan, Mazzotta, 1992

Editor of Bonell & Gil, il dialogo del progetto, Mendrisio, Accademia di architettura, 2001

«Aoste sur Cogne», in Luca Moretto, editor, L’industria e la città, la Cogne e Aosta, architettura, siderurgia, territorio, Aosta, Tipografia Valdostana, 2002

«Industria dell’elettricità & plusvalore architettonico», in Luca Moretto, editor, Architettura moderna alpina in Valle d’Aosta, Aosta, Musumeci, 2003

Editor of Johann Rudolf Rahn, Geografia e monumenti, Mendrisio, Museo d’arte, 2004

«Savante et sauvage: l’architecture domestique de Georges Baines», in Georges Baines, Gent, Ludion, 2006

«Dal paese alla città» in Mario Botta, Architetture 1960-2010, Cinisello Balsamo, MI, Silvana Editoriale, 2010

 

c/   Articles

in werk, archithese, Casabella, Rassegna, Ingénieurs & architectes suisses, Faces, Rivista Tecnica, archi

«Percorso attraverso le esposizioni internazionali nella seconda metà dell'Ottocento», in Enrico Castelnuovo, editor, Storia del disegno industriale, 1851-1918, Il grande emporio del mondo, vol. II, Milan, Electa, 1990

Guest editor, Reklame & architettura, Rassegna, No 43, September 1990

«Les beautés du béton armé», in Gwenaël Delhumeau, editor, Le Béton en représentation, la mémoire photographique de l'entreprise Hennebique, 1890-1930, Paris, Hazan, 1993

«Cantieri», in Emilio Pizzi, editor, Mario Botta, Opere complete, 2, 1985-1990, Zurich, Milan, Artemis, Motta, 1994, p. 6-8.

«L'idea di classicismo nel concorso per il palazzo della Società delle Nazioni a Ginevra in 1927», in Giorgio Ciucci, editor, Classicismo-Classicismi, Milan, Electa, 1995

«Le jeu de l'autobiographie», foreword to Aldo Rossi, Autobiographies partagées, Cahier de théorie No 1, ITHA, EPF-Lausanne, Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes, 2000

«Palazzo Canavée, ein Neubau für die Archiktekturschule in Tessin», Bauwelt, No 34, 2003

«Architettura pubblica, tra istituzione e smantellamento», in Costruzioni Federali, architetture 1988-1998, Graziella Zanone, editor, Bellinzona, Casagrande, 2004

«In der Schweiz fehlt absolut das beispiel einer Grossstadt», Im Gespräch, 8 Positionen zur Schweizer Architektur, herausgegeben von Reto Geiser und Martino Stierli, Standpunkte, Basel, 2015

«A Note on the Essay», Colquhounery, Alan Colquhoun, from Bricolage to Myth, edited by Irina Davidovici, London, Architectural Association, 2015

 

d/   CD

Contribution to Stefano Milan’s Architetture nel territorio, Canton Ticino 1970-2000,

Mendrisio, tarmac, 2001

Contribution to Véronique Goël’s, L’architecture de cinema, MetisPresses, Geneva, 2008

 

Proemia

Georg Germann, Vitruve et le vitruvianisme, Introduction à l’histoire de la théorie architecturale, Lausanne, PPUR, 1987

Gwenaël Delhumeau, L'invention du béton armé, Hennebique, 1890-1914, Paris, Norma, 1999

André Tavares, Arquitectura antituberculose, Trocas e traficos na costruçào terapêutica entre Portugal e Suiça, Porto, FAUP Publicações, 2004

Claude Schnaidt, autrement dit, écrits 1950-2001, Gollion, inFolio, 2004

Alan Colquhoun, L’architecture moderne, Gollion, inFolio, 2006

Georg Germann, Aux origines du patrimoine bâti, Gollion, inFolio, 2009

Colette Raffaele, Eugène Beaudouin et l’enseignement de l’architecture à Genève, Lausanne, PPUR, 2010


© Jacques Gubler 2014 - 2018