Architect: Emil Hoppe

ETH Zurich: Casting the Cornice in Ticino

ETH Zurich: Casting the Cornice in Ticino

By Erik Wegerhoff and Emma Letizia Jones

From the fifteenth century onwards, the Swiss region of Ticino was famous for its stuccatori – the skilled decorative plaster workers that migrated down to Italy in search of work ornamenting the great palaces and churches of the Renaissance. Further generations of these craftsmen made their way over the Gotthard pass to… Read More

Alternative Histories: Loeliger Strub Architektur on Emil Hoppe

Alternative Histories: Loeliger Strub Architektur on Emil Hoppe

Alternative Histories: General Architecture on Emil Hoppe

Alternative Histories: General Architecture on Emil Hoppe

Task We look upon the drawing of Emil Hoppe as a first draft of a building. The draft has travelled through time and it Is now our task to continue the work from our position. Continuation must be understood as something in between mere acceptance and rejection. For this task… Read More

Wagnerschule

Wagnerschule

The drawings of Emil Hoppe (1876 – 1957) and Otto Schönthal (1878–1961) attracted particular interest in the Land Marks exhibition, and people were eager for us to share them more widely. They are presented here with little comment and a few additions for context. These drawings by Emil Hoppe, Otto Schönthal and… Read More