Graeme Mann & Patricia Capua Mann

architectes epfl sia | Lausanne | Since 2000

Graeme Mann & Patricia Capua Mann
architectes epfl sia
Ch. de Monribeau 2, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
Phone +41 21 351 25 90
Fax +41 21 351 25 91

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Graeme Mann & Patricia Capua Mann
Graeme Mann, Dipl. Architect EPFL

Graeme Mann is of British nationality. Born in Dundee in 1960, he grew up in Scotland until the age of 11. In 1971, he arrived with his family in Switzerland. He studied architecture at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) and obtained his diploma in 1987 with Professor Luigi Snozzi and the experts Vincent Mangeat and Aurelio Galfetti.

During his studies, he went in practice for two years. He worked one year with Vincent Mangeat in Nyon, then other year with Richard Rogers and Eva Jiricna in London.
After three years collaborating with Vincent Mangeat, Graeme Mann opened an architectural practice with Patricia Capua Mann in 1990.

Teaching
Since 1990, Graeme Mann taught for four years at the EPFL in the workshop of Professor Alin Décoppet, then taught with visiting Professors David Chipperfield, Martin and Lise Boesch, Tony Fretton, Alberto Campo Baeza, and Elia Zengelis until 1997.
Graeme Mann was appointed visiting Professor at the EPFL in 2006-2007 with Patricia Capua Mann.

Patricia Capua Mann, Dipl. Architect EPFL

Patricia Capua Mann is of italian origin and of Swiss nationality. She was born in Lausanne in 1960, and grew up in Switzerland. She studied architecture at the EPFL and obtained her diploma in 1987 with Professor Luigi Snozzi and the experts Vincent Mangeat and Aurelio Galfetti.

During her studies, she went in practice for two years with Luigi Blau in Vienna.
After two years collaborating with Vincent Mangeat, Patricia Capua Mann opened an architectural practice with Graeme Mann in 1990.

Teaching
Since 1989, Patricia Capua Mann taught for four years at the EPFL in the Institute of building technology (ITB) with Professor Pierre-Alain Tschumi.
She also taught in the workshop of Professors Frédéric Aubry, then of Professor Vincent Mangeat until 1997.
Patricia Capua Mann was appointed lecturer at the Ecole Technique de Lausanne (ETML) from 1997 to 2002. Patricia Capua Mann was appointed visiting Professor at the EPFL in 2006-2007 with Graeme Mann.

Forum d’architecture Lausanne
Patricia Capua Mann was co-founder of the Forum d’architectures of Lausanne created in September 2000 and was president from 2000 to 2005.

Awards

2010 : DRA – distinction romande d’architecture / Label – Dual sport hall, Borex-Crassier
2010 : « best architects 11 » / Distinction collège du Léman à Apples
2009 : IAKS - distinction internationale / Médaille d’or – Dual sport hall, Borex-Crassier
2009 : Prix Lignum / Mention – Dual sport hall, Borex-Crassier
2008: “best architects 09” / Gold for Dual sport hall, Borex-Crassier / Label for Secondary School Les Tuillères, Gland / Label for School centre Le Marais du Billet, Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne
2006: Distinction “bois 21”- Dual sports hall, Borex-Crassier
2006: Distinction romande d’architecture - Multipurpose sports hall, Villaz-St.-Pierre, selection
2000: Distinction “Bois 2000”- Pont-bisse, Lausanne jardin
1996: Selection at the “Bourse Fédérale des Beaux-arts”- pharmacy Gamma and Egli house
1996: Distinction vaudoise d’architecture- Pharmacy Gamma, Lausanne

Exhibitions

Monography Birkhäuser and Infolio - 2007
Forum d’architectures of Lausanne - 2006: Distinction romande d’architecture, multipurpose sports hall, Villaz-St.-Pierre / “Carte blanche”: exhibition of four buildings
Birkhäuser- Ecoles en Europe: Secondary school, Gland - 2006
Exhibition « Lémanique » organized by FACES - 2004
Architektur Forum Zürich: Schweizer Architektinnen 1928 bis 2003 - 2003
Architecture museum Basel – Competition for the bank of international settlements, BIS - 1998
Portrait de l'architecture vaudoise IV - Pharmacy Gamma, Lausanne - 1996
Messe Basel: Bourse fédérale des Beaux-Arts - Pharmacy Gamma, Egli house - 1996

Completed buildings

2009 - 2012: School, theatre, sport hall, St. Maurice
2009 - 2011: Transformation for the community administration, Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne
2006 - 2009: Multipurpose sports hall and secondary school Collège du Léman, Apples
2006 - 2009: Conversion of a hotel to a family home, Céligny
2005 - 2007: School Centre Le Marais du Billet, Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne
2005 - 2007: Dual sports hall, Borex-Crassier
2001 - 2005: Secondary school Les Tuillières, Gland
2000 - 2002: Multipurpose sports hall, Villaz-St.-Pierre
1998 - 1999: Renovation of a residential building, Lausanne
1994 - 1995: Egli house, Ollon
1993 - 1994: Pharmacy Gamma interior, Lausanne