TOTAL RECALL is a reference to see and feel what there really is, a sudden clearness, independent of program, with no hierarchy nor status, just a hint of cultural context, like a ruin in a landscape.
The studio gus wüstemann architects was founded 1997 in Zurich and in 2004 opened a second office in Barcelona. Gus graduated at the ETH Zurich and has lived and worked in Australia, India, England and the USA. He is co-founder and curator of catalan-architects. gus wüstemann architects work on all aspects and programs in architecture and urban design. They are working on new typologies and morphologies of housing and in their latest international competition for the Wien Museum Neu they came 8th place.
French department store Galeries Lafayette has selected London based AL_A to transform their historic flagship store on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris. Galeries Lafayette selected them with the goal of “building the department store of the 21st century” which will be designed to bring a completely new shopping experience to customers. The remodeling of the 40,000 square meter store is scheduled to begin in early 2017.
Gaëtan Le Penhuel & Associés was created in 1994, following a successful proposal for a Europan 3 project in Reims. Twenty years on, having delivered several major projects, we would like to look back on our work through an exhibition at the Galerie d’Architecture, twinned with a special issue of the magazine Archistorm.