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Exhibition / Sci Arc, Los Angeles / 15 June, 2018


Vogt Landscape Architects has been invited by Sci Arc in Los Angeles to participate in the exhibition Environment curated by Marcelyn Gow and Herwig Baumgartner.


The exhibition examines contemporary attitudes toward environment in a post-digital context. The capacity of constructed natures to produce admixtures of the natural and the synthetic is a focus. The changing character of environment in the context of technological innovation is considered through the projects in the exhibition. Taking into account recent approaches to our understanding of environment and contemporary modes of ecological awareness, the exhibition considers the possibility of environments where qualities are fused with objects not normally associated with them. Sites, objects, and spaces become estranged to engender multiple authenticities and produce a fusion between architectural form and forms germane to constructed natures. A multivalent implementation of environment, one that involves an agile negotiation with the changing character of the ecological in the context of technological change begins  to surface, these environments produce invigorated forms of tangible architectural presence and performance.



Guest Lecture by Gareth Doherty | Tuesday 15 May 2018, 18:00 – 19:30 | ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg, HIL E3.

Followed by an apéro riche in the Case Studio VOGT, Stampfenbachstr. 59, Zürich.

«It is not sufficient to plan for appropriate green areas; it is necessary to understand them in relation to the urban landscape.» (Roberto Burle Marx)

Gareth Doherty, director of the master in landscape architecture program at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and author of the publication Roberto Burle Marx Lectures. Landscape as Art and Urbanism (Lars Müller Publishers) will speak about the Brasilian landscape architect, plant collector, and painter Roberto Burle Marx.

Guest Lecture introduced by Philip Ursprung, dean of the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich.


Followed by an apéro riche at Case Studio VOGT. After the lecture a direct bus from ETH Zurich,

Hönggerberg to Case Studio VOGT will be organised.


Due to a limited number of places please reserve before May 11 with


Institute for Landscape Architecture, Chair Günther Vogt
Lars Müller Publishers, Zurich
VOGT Landscape, Zurich


On the 20.03.2018 a showcase event was held for the Badeavskiy Brewery project in Moscow. This event marked the official presentation of the project to the public.


Located approximately 4km from the Kremlin, between the Moskva River and the linear housing blocks of Kutuzovsky Avenue the 6 Ha site sits in close proximity to the Moscow Business Centre which is the rapidly developing commercial hub of the city.


The masterplan focuses on the concept of the forest edge gradient and features a grassed central clearing with small groups and single trees framing views the wider park. This clearing is defined by a band of woodland planting with varying density and heights of vegetation creating a dynamic edge to the open space and human scale atmosphere in contrast to the immense buildings floating above. A hierarchy of gently curving paths link main access points, weaving in and out of the woodland and columns to link the green space with the public plazas and building entrances.


A river promenade and urban boulevard flank the site to the north and south creating active entrances that contrast the more relaxed and contemplative park atmosphere.      


*This project is a collaboration with Herzog & de Meuron for Capital Group.


On the 09.03.2018 the annual exhibition "da! Architecture in and from Berlin " will be inaugurated in Stilwerk, Berlin. Various Projects in the fields of architecture, urban planning, interiors design and landscape architecture have been selected by an independent selection commitee and will be presented along with our projects "Lohsepark" and "denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof".


Chamber of Architects Berlin


The landscape concept “Four Clearings in a Woodland Park” creates a new public park for Weimar North. It is structured around classic park elements: spatial sequences, visual axes, topography, open lawns and meadows, as well as use-specific areas. In addition to this, the park is also an important memorial site to the deportation of Thüringen Jews during the Second World War. It is a place of tranquility and remembrance, but also encounter and exchange. The park’s many different spaces provide free and open-ended opportunities for social participation and interaction. As much as possible, remnants of the old cattle auction hall and train tracks are preserved in their present form.



The Museum für Gestaltung will celebrate it's newly-renovated building on 2-3 March 2018.

Vogt Landscape Architects chose to use concrete furnishings as the base for a moss installation. These furnishings are by Swiss company Eternit, who manufacture the celebrated designs for concrete planters and seats. The different design objects become a growing medium for moss, which expands its coverage of the concrete when environmental conditions are ideal, and retracts at other times of year. In this sense, the installation is not only a celebration of great Swiss design but also an expression of the local weather and seasonal changes. 


Link with the programm for the openening weekend : Program


A modern sports and events arena, with a capacity for 4,000 spectators, and two principally residential high-rise buildings will now be created on the Mattenhof II areal grounds  in Kriens.


The expanded open space is designed as a forecourt and promenade at the same time, enabling two basic functions in the Pilatus arena: entrance and lounge, as well as a dynamic transition space between the station and the district.


Pilatus Arena Webseite

Tele 1 Artikel


Vogt with french architects Wilmotte & Associés winner of the competition to design the new Headquarters for Arcelor Mittal.


The future headquarters of Arcelor Mittal is at the heart of Luxembourg, a landscape rich with natural features condensed onto a small territory. Our concept for the landscape design aims to reflect on the relationship of the new building with this landscape.


Nature and technology are put into dialogue in a series of landscapes throughout the building. The proposal reinforces the iconic significance of the iron industry as firmly grounded in Luxembourg`s natural resources.


Link: Arcelor Mittal and the Fonds Kirchberg announce the winner of the Competition.



On November 30, 2017, the Pavillon de l’Arsenal presented the results of the international call for projects Inventing greater Paris Metropolis issued by the Métropole du Grand Paris, the Société du Grand Paris, and the Prefecture of the Île-de-France region. The exhibition will include the qualifying proposals submitted by the 153 multidisciplinary teams who participated in this extraordinarily far-ranging call for innovative urban development projects.


Our winning project `` Reves N`rives`` in Nogent-Sur-Marne will be exposed.




Inventing greater Paris Metropolis | Exhibitions


Vogt landscape architects have won the competition on new sports grounds in Wattwil, canton of St. Gallen in cooperation with Cukrowicz Nachbaur architects.


The design entails the connection of the forest to the river. A gastronomy facility and a bridge are proposed at the junction with the path along the Thur. Upstands between the fields help to bridge height levels and can be used as tribune seats. Trees and greened fences between the sports fields structure the whole area and serve as orientation.



Günther Vogt spricht am 12. November 2017 im Palace of Culture and Science in Warschau über die Natur der Stadt und stellt dabei ausgesuchte Arbeiten aus dem Büro Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten vor.


Organisator:        The Museum of Modern Art, Warschau




Cabinet of Curiosities - Website - Kitchen


On Tuesday 10th October 2017, the digital knowledge platform „Wunderkammer“, the new website of the professorship and the office kitchen will be opened jointly at the Case Studio Vogt.

We cordially invite all interested parties. The opening will start at 6:00 pm and will take place in the Case Studio Vogt at Stampfenbachstrasse 59 in Zurich. Please R.S.V.P tot he following address:

An aperitif from the kitchen vogt accompanies the event.


We look forward to your visit.

Professorship Günther Vogt, Case Studio Vogt, Vogt Landscape architects


Günther Vogt will talk about the relationship between human and nature. Is ‘Nature’ really ‘Nature’ if it is man made? And what is Nature in an urban society? How does lack of Nature and space affect our behaviour? These and many more questions are subjects of the lectures and discussions.


Date:                       29. September 2017
Adress:                  Nobelberget, Sickla industriväg 6, 113 54 Nacka, Stockholm

Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten, together with Conradin Clavuot Architekten, win the competition for the emergency department of the psychiatric clinic Waldhaus in Chur.


This gives us, as landscape architects, the opportunity to develop the last building block of the facility as a further continuation of the project done by the Kienast Vogt office in 1996.



20th October 2017: Excursion to the Morteratsch Glacier
21st October 2017: Colloquium in Zurich I 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Place: ETH Zurich, Audimax HG F30, Rämistrasse 101, Zurich


Opening by Prof. Dr. Sarah M. Springman, Rector of the ETH Zurich
Moderation: Karin Salm


Experts from science, landscape architecture, politics and business discuss current and future questions and challenges in dealing with water as a resource, focussing geographically on the Alpine region at this full-day event.


Network City and Landscape (NSL), ETH Zurich
Chair of Prof. Günther Vogt, ETH Zurich
Additional information and registration:



Together with Olafur Eliasson, Vogt Landscape Architects will present a sequence for the exhibition in Hamburger Bahnhof.


„The challenge is in the moment, the times is always now.“ (James A.Baldwin)


The second edition of the Festival of Future Nows is taking place during Berlin Art Week 2017 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin. This year’s cooperation between the Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Olafur Eliasson and his Institut für Raumexperimente e.V. – as with the festival’s first edition in 2014 – brings together different works by over 100 international artists.


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Pictures Bilder © Basics09 und Staatliche Museen zu Berlin with the Institut für Raumexperimente  




The Meles Zenawi Memorial Park is currently built on a 60ha area in the northern outskirts of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The park, in addition to adding a new recreational space to the city, will be dedicated to the life and legacy of the late Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. The concept of Vogt Landscape comprehends the park as a link between the city and landscape. Spatial sequences are created, by introducing major clearings as landscape chambers. Ornamental plantings in the context to the architecture display the scale of the garden. Studio Other Spaces, a collaboration between artist Olafur Eliasson and architect Sebastian Behmann, is in charge of planning the buildings within the park. Vogt Landscape Architects has recently traveled to the site in order to control and check on the development of the construction site.


>  Project page




Günther Vogt speaks at Mapprach (Zeglingen / BL) as part of the Tusculum event series. He will be introducing the history of the garden and the original paradise, by presenting powerful and outstanding references of this across the world.


Links to the event:





Last week we, together with the Mayor Stefan Wolf and Hellmut Seemann, President of the Klassik Stiftung, presented the project for the surroundings of the new Bauhausmuseum to the public. At the very well-attended event in the Weimar Congress Hall, there was, in addition to a few critical voices, a lot of encouragement to our design. In the meantime, the shell of the museum building shows progress, although only one floor is visible at the moment. A press review about the event and the project can be found here: