Writer: Philip Christou

Florian Beigel Architects

Florian Beigel Architects

By Florian Beigel and Philip Christou

This photograph was made of a physical model as part of the ongoing process of working on the design. It was made to test the scale and dimensions of the various elements that make up the space of one of two large rooms within the ‘Stage House’, a small shed… Read More

Beyond Object-ness, a Good House

Beyond Object-ness, a Good House

By Florian Beigel and Philip Christou

In the design research we do in practice and in our discussions with students, we are continuously working with ideas of space. We are not interested in form following function.  Firstly it should be a good room, with good proportions. It should have character, perhaps a certain awkwardness or irregularity.… Read More

Peter Märkli: Thinking Drawings

Peter Märkli: Thinking Drawings

By Florian Beigel and Philip Christou

These are an intriguing set of drawings … they are very memorable and have a charm and magic about them. They have a directness, a sense of humour and ease, they make you smile. At first glance they look as if they were done by someone who is untrained, they… Read More