Christoph Steiger, Niklaus Graber
After studies at ETH Zurich and GSAPP/Columbia University New York supplemented with practical training in Basel and Berlin Niklaus Graber and Christoph Steiger (both *1968) founded their architectural office 1995 in Lucerne. They are interested in an architecture, that gives a specific and individual response to each task assigned and that regards personal and subjectiv statements as well. Their work to date includes public and institutional buildings as well as private houses. Winning several competitions they could accomplish among others the school complex in Buttikon, the community center in Wollerau, the apartment and office building in Bitsch and the window factory in Hagendorn, for wich they received several national and international awards. In 2007 they were participating at the Swiss contribution to the 7th International Architecture Biennale Sao Paulo. Since 2008 they are teaching at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.