Current issue: 11 – 2017

In Use

This issue questions our own work, too: month after month we describe and analyse the concepts, rooms, floor plans and construction of recently completed buildings. But can we really judge their qualities? These are first revealed in reality, after years or decades, through the collaboration or collision of architecture with economic and ecological forces, above all with users whom they serve and at whose mercy they find themselves. As the result of being used, that is.

Reading architecture

werk, bauen + wohnen presents topical and critical reports about architecture within the international context. The theme-based issues offer in-depth analyses, comparisons and background information. The voice of the BSA (Bund Schweizer Architekten / Federation of Swiss Architects), werk, bauen + wohnen is in its 104rd year of publication.