Herzog & de Meuron – Vitra Campus
Let’s fly high in the architecture sky, today.
This pictures by Iwan Baan illustrate the Vitra Campus project by Herzog & deMeuron.
A beautiful project aa it is clear just looking at the pictures, but it’s even more fascinating to discover what the Vitra Campus is, where not only Herzog & de Meuron have worked in, but also Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid and Alvaro Siza did.
A so high concentration of architecture that they deserve a trip.
The Vitra Campus is born from the ashes of the homonymous factory which in the early 80 burst into flames destroying nearly everything.
As usual, a great crisis is a great opportunity, but only for the more responsive minds. And so, Swiss CEO Rolf Fehlbaum tried to create a corporate identityworking on two fronts: content (industrial design production) and container (architectural spaces).
The result is almost a miracle, an alienating space at first, but highly inspiring.