• Team

    Markus Schaefer / Hosoya Schaefer

    Architect-urbanist, MSc, MArch, SIA

    Switzerland

    HOSOYA SCHAEFER ARCHITECTS AG

    HOSOYA SCHAEFER ARCHITECTS AGis a Zürich based office for architecture, urban design and research since 2003. The office has won several first prizes and is working on a wide spectrum of projects such as the Swiss Innovation Park near Zürich, mobility research for Volkswagen or train stations in Toronto. In Switzerland, the office won first prizes for the urban design of the Technology-Cluster / V-Zug Area in Zug, the Airport Engadin or the train station area St. Moritz.

    Markus Schaefer and Hiromi Hosoya have been the curators of the Salon Suisse at the Architecture Biennale 2014 in Venice. A combination of academic work, project practice and research for clients allows the firm to develop and refine a solid, systemic and innovative understanding of our urban future.

    MARKUS SCHAEFER has a Masters of Architecture from Harvard University,Graduate School of Design. In addition, he also has a Masters in Neurobiology from the University of Zürich. At Harvard, he first collaborated with his current partner Hiromi Hosoya on the Harvard Guide to Shopping, edited by Rem Koolhaas et al. and published by Taschen in 2001. Prior to founding Hosoya Schaefer, Markus Schaefer was a director of AMO in Rotterdam. AMO is the think tank and research department of OMA, the architecture office established by Rem Koolhaas.

    Both with work at OMA and at Hosoya Schaefer, Markus Schaefer has won several international awards. He lectures and publishes regularly. He is also partner and head of research at CityTrackerX AG, a privately funded research and development company aiming at a real-time performance analysis of cities.



    Academic:

    • Member of the SNF funded NRP 65 project “Sustainable Urban Patterns – SUPat” (2010 - 2104)
    • University Professor at Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien, Austria (2007 – 2009)
    • Guest Professor at Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien, Austria (2007)
    • Visiting Professor at Berlage Institute, Rotterdam, NL / “Light Capital: Urban Scripts for Ljubljana” (2005/06)
    • Visiting Professor at Berlage Institute, Rotterdam, NL / “The Architecture of Hospitals” (2005)
    • Masterclass at Berlage Institute, Postgraduate Laboratory for Architecture, Rotterdam (2003)

Lectures
  • Lecture

    date 16.05.2015

    time 19:40

    Тheme: "Thoughts and projects towards an urban future"

News

01.04.2016– 29.04.2016

RE: IVAN HONCHAR MUSEUM. International PLACEMAKING Workshop

We are happy to announce Ivan Honchar Museum as the theme and the location of the Place Making & Building Transformation workshop. 

CURATOR:Theo Hauben / HAU|Hauben architecture & urbanism / the Netherlands

TUTORS:  ELENA ARCHIPOVAITE / Lithuania &  ANDREA VIDOTTO / Italy


This workshop is about the publicness of space in Kiev. Rather than focusing on the physical properties of public spaces, this workshop will scrutinize public space uses and the functions they hold in the lives of the citizens.

More info and the application process:http://festival.canactions.com/…/canaction…/workshop/5/about

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23.03.2016

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20.03.2016– 21.05.2016

CANactions 2016

Subject of the CANactions 2016: 

RESILIENT ARCHITECTURE


Dates of CANactions 2016:

May 19-21


Curator of the IAF CANactions 2016:

Theo Hauben / HAU / the Netherlands


10.03.2016– 24.04.2016

STREET GEBERIT open call

GEBERIT with CANactions invites young architects and designers to contribute to the development of sustainable public street toilets for Ukrainian cities within STREET GEBERIT: Всеукраїнський конкурс (March 10, 2016 - April 21, 2016)


The need for sanitation in urban areas is obvious. Inappropriate sanitation can be damaging to human health and the environment. Especially in urban areas, where public toilets are more common.
Innovative design improvements in public toilets and new ways of recycling will help governments and their partners to meet the enormous challenge of providing quality services to public sanitation.


Organizer: GEBERIT - The European leader in the field of sanitary products.

Co-organizer: CANactions - interdisciplinary urban research platform.

Partners: Zhytomyr City Council.


First place - 30 000 UAH and the realisation of the project
Second place - 15 000 UAH
Third place - 7000 UAH
Audience Award - 5000 UAH


Who can participate:

The competition is open to persons under 35 years, who are citizens of Ukraine, from students to skilled architects and designers.

More information  THERE

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29.02.2016– 21.05.2016

YOUTH COMPETITION CALL!

Competition will take place for the ninth time in a frame of the International Architectural Festival CANactions 2016.

Applications for can be submitted from February 29 till April 13 23:59 (Kyiv time).


The competition is open for:

• students and graduates of Architectural departments of Ukrainian institutions of higher education, specialization - Architecture

• age restriction - up to 35 years, inclusively

• Bachelor's degree is necessary

• number of projects from one author is not limited

• the theme of projects is not limited

• individual membership or stuff is permitted


Among the awards are:

- the opportunity to study in DIA (Dessau Institute of Architecture) to get Master Degree - Germany,

- participation in workshops EASA - Lithuania

- participation in workshop Hello Wood 2016- Hungary.


FOR PARTICIPATION YOU HAVE:

- to fill the application form

- to send the project by e-mail: competition.canactions@gmail.com


More info


Waiting for your apply!

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11.11.2015– 03.01.2016

CANactions School for Urban Studies launches an international open call for STUDIO #2

Among our students we would like to see talented and ambitious agents of change who are ready to initiate urban projects and implement real transformations in Ukrainian cities. The topic of the STUDIO #2 is ‘Tackling the Future of Ukrainian (Post)industrial Cities’


Theme:Tackling the Future of Ukrainian (Post)industrial Cities

Dates:February 15 – May 21, 2016

Curator:Urs Thomann, CH

Tuition fee:11 800 UAH

Application deadline:January 3, 2016


Do (post)industrial cities of Ukraine have a future?Have they truly become post- or do they still remain industrial?How to take a step forward from a utopian Soviet past to a contemporary city without the utopian pretense?

The STUDIO #2 participants will be working on finding answers to these questions and raising new ones through developing strategic scenarios and tactical proposals for Kramatorsk – an Eastern Ukrainian city which has been chosen for our case study.

The students will get an opportunity to present their results at the annual CANactions International Architecture Festival in May, 2016.


Want to apply? Read more on our website:
http://www.canactions.com/en/news/APPLY-FOR-STUDIO-2/

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10.08.2015

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED!

You have one more chance to become a member of first urban school in Ukraine CANactions School for Urban Studies: Studio#1.


By popular demand, we continue to accept applications until 10 August 2015


28.07.2015

URBANISM: CALL TO ACTION!

28 липня о 20:00 архітектор Віктор Зотов прочитає лекцію про урбаністику, а також разом із командою фестивалю презентує CANactions School for Urban Studies: Open call for Studio #1

А після заходу сонця розпочнеться кінопоказ «Берлін – симфонія великого міста» (1927).


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21.07.2015– 10.08.2015

Win a GRANT!

First in Ukraine urban school declares accepting applications for grant in CANactions School for Urban Studies Studio#1.


We will give a grant to study free for citizens of Ukraine, who have experience of successful social projects and seek to join team, which will develop strategy for one of the cities in Ukraine.


CV

(must contain personal details, education, level of English, and also your experince in urban projects, participation in social and cultural projects, workshops, master-classes, educational programs etc.)

Motivation letter

should describe why exactly you want to win a grant and become Studio#1 participant, your vision of professional activities after the graduation from Studio#1

Portfolio

must contain examples of your design, architectural or urban projects, extracts from your written reports, publications, research and analytical work etc. Portfolio have to contain up to 5 projects, no more than 10 pages overall, and should not exceed 20 MB. Each project must be signed with title, year, explanation, significance and amount of work the candidate has conducted for the project.

Scan-copy of passport

Scan-copy of University Diploma. Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's degree


The application deadline is August 10, 2015.

The required documents must be sent via e-mail: stud.canactions@gmail.com

More details: http://school.canactions.com/

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