Alessandro Bosshard is an architect based in Zurich- works, teaches and lectures internationally. He studied at the ETH in Zurich and at Harvard, Graduate School of Design.

2018, he won the Golden Lion for the project, Svizzera 240: House Tour, at the Venice Biennale, which he exhibited together with Li Tavor, Matthew van der Ploeg and Ani Vihervaara.

Following the Biennale, Bosshard & Tavor & van der Ploeg intensified their collaboration and currently work on a variety of building projects, exhibitions and publications. 2019 they were nominated for the  Swiss Art Awards in Basel, with the project BIM New World. They were invited to contribute to Drawing Matter’s Alternative Histories exhibitions in London and Belgium. They recently participated in the inaugural Sharjah Architecture Triennale in the UAE and they are currently working on a residential conversion of the former Swisscom tower in Bern. 2020, their work, Walls 4  Sale has been featured in the NGV Triennial in Melbourne.

From 2015-2020, Alessandro was part of the teaching and research faculty at the ETH Zurich in the Chair of Architecture & Urban Design, Dr. A. Lehnerer. In spring 2020 he was  teaching a visiting design studio at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.

Since fall 2020 he is a lecturer in the design course at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, (HSLU)



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Alessandro Bosshard

Architektur GmbH

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8037 Zürich