by JUNG is an architecture practice based in Biel/Bienne, led by Jonas Ulmer and Nathan Ghiringhelli. The studio works on a wide range of projects: from large developments to small houses and renovations. by JUNG proposes an architecture that is both imaginative and functional, conceptual and intuitive. Our focus lies on the design of unique and beautiful spaces.


by JUNG
Höheweg 45
2502 Biel/Bienne
Switzerland


J. Ulmer +41 79 221 55 87
N. Ghiringhelli +41 79 292 73 50
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Jonas Ulmer (*1983, Bern) studied architecture at the Bern University of Applied Sciences, including a semester abroad in Bangalore, India. He graduated with Raphael Zuber and Maurus Schifferli. From 2008 to 2012 he worked at Valerio Olgiati in Flims. He opened his own practice in 2013 and «by JUNG» in 2018. From 2013 to 2017 he taught architecture and design at the chair of Christian Kerez at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ).

Nathan Ghiringhelli (*1980, Lugano) studied architecture at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Lugano, the Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, USA and the Accademia d’Architettura in Mendrisio. From 2005 to 2014 he worked at Valerio Olgiati in Flims. He opened his own practice in 2015 and «by JUNG» in 2018. He taught construction and design at the HSLU University in Lucerne from 2015 to 2020 and he is currently lecturer for architecture and design at the Accademia d’Architettura in Mendrisio. 

Selected Work

House on a Slope in Emmental CH, 2019-2020 / Multifunctional Tower Krismerareal in Baden CH, 2019 (invited competition) / Weekend House in Osogna CH, 2018- / Swiss Pavilion at the 17th Biennale di Venezia, 2018 (competition) / Community Center in Manno CH, 2018 (competition) / Gymnastic Hall in Davos CH, 2018 / Housing development in Emmental CH, 2017- / Parish House in Ins CH, 2017 (competition) / Gymnastic Hall in Magglingen CH, 2017 / Remodeling in Ostermundigen CH, 2017- / Furniture Family for an Apartment, Biel, 2016 / House with a Blue Room in Aldesago CH, 2015-2020 / Remodeling in White, Signau CH, 2015-2019 / Restaurant Dählhölzli in Bern CH, 2015

Teaching

2020- Architecture and Design at the Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio (NG) / 2015 to 2020 Construction and Design at the HSLU University in Lucerne (NG) / 2013 to 2017 Architecture and Design at the chair of Christian Kerez at the ETH Zurich (JU)

Guest critics

2020 Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio, Design Studio of Valerio Olgiati, Atelier Grillo (JU) / 2019 Virginia Tech, Steger Center in Riva San Vitale, CH, Prof. M. Breitschmid (NG) 2018 HSLU University in Lucerne, Atelier Ghiringhelli (JU) / 2017 Virginia Tech, Steger Center in Riva San Vitale, CH, Prof. M. Breitschmid (NG) / 2016 HSLU University in Lucerne, Atelier Ghiringhelli (JU) / 2015 Virginia Tech, Steger Center in Riva San Vitale, CH, Prof. M. Feuerstein (NG) / 2014 ETH Zürich, CH, Prof. Christian Kerez (NG) / 2012 ETH Zürich, CH, Prof. Christian Kerez (NG)

Lectures

2019 Virginia Tech, Steger Center in Riva San Vitale / 2018 «Werkvortrag» for the SIA Section Graubünden in Chur / 2017 «Material z’Mittag» at the HSLU University in Lucerne / 2013 AHO in Oslo, Norway

Publications

2020 JAS Junge Architektur Schweiz, Werk, Bauen+Wohnen, Zürich / 2020 Werk, Bauen+Wohnen, January-February Edition «Netzwerke», Zürich / 2019 «Hochhaus Krismer Areal, Baden», Espazium.ch / 2019 «Hochhaus Krismer Areal, Baden», Hochparterre Wettbewerbe 5, Zürich

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