Felix Wettstein

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Felix Wettstein is a principal of studio we architects in Lugano, Switzerland.

From 1995 to 2009 he was associate of Giraudi-Wettstein architects in Lugano. Their most renowned projects are published extensively worldwide and illustrated in a monografie published by Quart Verlag, Luzern in 2010. Felix Wettstein was born in Zurich in 1962. After an exchange program at the Harvard University GSD in Cambridge USA he graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich in 1988. He worked for Rafael Moneo in Madrid and Manuel Sola-Morales in Barcelona before starting his own practice in Switzerland. From 1993 to 2000 he taught at the ETH Zurich, and he has been a visiting critic and gave lectures at many international schools including the Accademia di architettura in Mendrisio, the Harvard GSD and the Universidad di Navarra (Pamplona). Since 2013 he’s president of Commissione del paesaggio in Bellinzona and since 2005 he is member of Sachverständigenrat in St.Gallen. He’s also member of Redaktionskommission werk, bauen + wohnen (Zurich) since 2014 and member of numerous competition juries. Since 2015 he is in charge of the focus Architecture and Structure in the Master of Arts in Architecture at HSLU – T&A in Lucerne.

Ludovica Molo

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Ludovica Molo is a partner of studio we architects in Lugano, Switzerland.

From 1998 to 2009 she was co-owner of the könz-molo partnership in Lugano, founded with Jachen Könz. The mortuary in Mendrisio, the accomodation for students “casa dell’accademia” in Mendrisio, and the private house in Bever are their most renowned projects.

Ludovica Molo was born in Lugano and earned a degree in architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. After her graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, where she worked in a number of architectural offices and travelled throughout the west seeing architecture and land art.

Returning to Switzerland, she worked as  tutor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale (EPFL) in Lausanne and at Accademia di architettura in Mendrisio with Kenneth Frampton.

From 2003 to 2009 she taught at SCI-Arc Vico Morcote. Since 2006, she has been i2a’s program director and since 2011 she is director of the i2a, Istituto Internazionale di Architettura. Since 2009 she is also Member of Stadtbildkommission in Bern. Since 2015 she is in charge of the focus Architecture and Structure in the Master of Arts in Architecture at HSLU – T&A in Lucerne.