KlangRaum – RaumKlang | 2015 - 2016

The auditory space and material perception is an important sensory perception and contributes to the human being. Spatial- and material sound and the choice of materials have great potentials in the urban / rural development, design and architecture In order to fulfill our environment the two remote senses 'seeing' and 'hearing' are of great importance The city and the space, and therefore also the material and the sound are compressed due to population growth: therefore the auditory perception of space and material have to be are made aware The event ‘KlangRaum-RaumKlang’ will coincide with 'ZeitRäume Basel - Biennale for Contemporary Music and Architecture', 10:09 - 09/13/2015, (www.zeitraeumebasel.com) and 'Spatial Position 10 - The Sound of Architecture', 05.09 -18.10.2015 (www.sam-basel.org).

‘KlangRaum-RaumKlang’ aims to raise understanding of acoustic diversity and acoustic qualities of places and spaces.

e v e n t s

Thursday, 20. August 2015 - 18:00

'Urbane Hörräume. Von Ruheinseln zur hörenswerten Stadt'
Trond Maag, Urbanist, urbanID GmbH, Zürich, CH

TROND MAAG is Urbanist and deals with issues apart to quality and development of urban areas. He studied Civil Engineering in Zürich and Urban Affairs in Oslo. For his thesis on urbanity and Stadtklang he was awarded the European Soundscape Award 2013 of the European Environment Agency. In his practice he conducts research; supports research projects and initiated planning and other projects in the city.


Thursday, 27. August 2015 - 18:00

'Wenn Design die Materie verlässt – Sound, das Design der Emotionen, der Imagination und der Lebendigkeit'
Peter Philippe Weiss, Sound-Designer, Komponist, Berater und Dozent,  Corporate Sound AG, Basel, CH
Referat und Buchpräsentation

PETER PHILIPPE WEISS is author, sound designer, composer and inventor of Corporate Sounds. He works as an artist, designer and consultant and is a lecturer at various universities (University of St. Gallen, the HTW Chur, FH Offenburg). He is also member of the jury of the Red Dot Design Awards.

Corporate Sound

Thursday, 3. September 2015 - 18:00

'Hörblindheit und Weghören, wer baut an unserer Klangstadt'
Andres Bosshard, Klangkünstler und Musiker, Zürich, CH

ANDRES BOSSHARD studied musicology and art history at the University of Zürich. Since 1980, he performances and tours as a musician in Europe, Japan, India on international music and sound art festivals. He is lecturer at the Zürich University of Arts (BA Degree M & K / well Media Arts) since 2005. He was lecturer at the eth-arch Zürich in 2013.

Thursday, 10. September 2015 - 18:00

'Klanghaus Toggenburg'
Marcel Meili, Architekt, Marcel Meili, Markus Peter Architekten AG, Zürich, CH eine Kooperationsveranstaltung mit 'ZeitRäume Basel'

MARCEL MEILI studied architecture at the ETH Zürich. In 1987 he founded together with Markus Peter Meili + Peter Architekten in Zürich. He was a lecturer at the College of Design Zürich and guest lecturer at GSD Harvard University in Cambridge USA. Since 1999 he has been Professor of Architecture at Studio Basel ETH Zürich.

Thursday, 24. September 2015 - 18:00

'Klang als Baumaterial'
Bernhard Leitner, Architekt und TonRaumKünstler, Wien, AT

BERNHARD LEITNER studied architecture at the Vienna University of Technology and is now one of the world's most prominent artists in the field of 'sensual acoustic tangible architecture'. As a pioneer of sound art, he was from 1968 to 1982 in New York as well, from 1987 to 2005 Leitner was Professor of Cross-media art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

Thursday, 22. October 2015 - 18:00

'Fritz Hauser - Klangwerker'
Fritz Hauser, Musiker, Basel, CH

FRITZ HAUSER develops solo programs for drums and percussion, which he brings to the performance world. Interdisciplinary work in the fields of theater, architecture, dance, film, radio plays, sound installation and composition. Culture Award Basel-Stadt 2012. Culture Award Basel-Landschaft 1996.

Thursday, 29. October 2015 - 18:00

'Den Raum zum Klingen bringen – Jazzcampus Basel'
Lukas Buol, Architekt BSA, Buol&Zünd, Basel, CH
Martin Lachmann, Akustiker, applied acoustics GmbH, Gelterkinden, CH

LUKAS BUOL is an architect and leads since 1991 with partner Marco Zünd the office of Buol & Zünd Architects in Basel. After an apprenticeship as a draftsman he studied Architecture at the Engineering School HTL in Muttenz from 1986 - 1989. He was a guest lecturer at the School of Design in Basel. In 2000, he was accepted member of the Federation of Swiss Architects BSA. In his architectural work he is interested in the question how proportion and the wall opening organizes space. Insofar Lukas Buol enjoys working erratically within the disciplines of architecture, interior design, furniture and product design.

MARTIN LACHMANN hold a 'patchwork career': an education in engineering, studying electrical engineering and a long work as a sound engineer in the field of acoustics. In 1999 he founded the engineering office 'applied acoustics' that specializes in demanding acoustic projects. Martin Lachmann is a member of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects SIA, the Swiss Society for Acoustics SGA, the Audio Engineering Society AES and the Institute of Acoustics IOA (UK). Together with his wife Joanna Zjadacz-Lachmann he is Lecturer for acoustic design at the Architecture Department of the Berner Fachhochschule (BFH) and also teaching at the School of design and interior design at the TU Darmstadt.

Thursday, 5. November 2015 - 18:00
'Lärm entsteht im Kopf'
Sieglinde Geisel, Journalistin und Autorin, Berlin, DE
SIEGLINDE GEISEL studied in ZÜrich and Berlin German and theology. Since 1988 she is a freelance journalist based in Berlin, where she writes mainly on cultural and social issues. The early nineties, she traveled for a number of city portraits in Eastern Europe, spent half a year in Lublin (Poland). From 1994 - 98 she was cultural correspondent for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung in New York. In 1999 she returned to Berlin, where she lives with her family and reported for the BBC about the cultural life in the German capital. 2010 she wrote 'Nur im Weltall ist es wirklich still. Vom Lärm und der Sehnsucht nach Stille' (Galiani-Verlag, Berlin).
Thursday, 12. November 2015 - 18:00

'Der Raum als Klangkörper'
Ramon De Marco, Audio Designer, Idee und Klang GmbH, Basel, CH

RAMON DE MARCO studied audio design at the Basel Music Academy. In 2005 he founded together with Daniel Dettwiler the Idee und Klang GmbH, with which he realized international scenography projects. Ramon's work focuses in the field of composition for spaces, sound design for media productions, as well as in the area of Corporate Sounds. As an electronic musician and sound artist, he realized projects for various festivals and museums. Since 2010, he teaches sound design at the Institute Interior Design and Scenography at the Fachhochschule in Basel (FHNW) and is a guest lecturer at various universities.


Thursday, 19. November 2015 - 18:00

'Akustisches Wohlbefinden im Raum'
Markus Ringger, Dr. phil. Physiker SIA, Gruner AG, Basel, CH

MARKUS RINGGER doctorated in physics at the University of Basel. He worked as a research assistant at Empa, Acoustics Department. He now works as a senior at Gruner AG in the Department of Building Physics and Acoustics. Besides he is a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland for acoustics and vibrations.promovierte in Physik an der Universität Basel. Er arbeitete als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Empa, Abteilung Akustik. Heute arbeitet er als Senior bei der Gruner AG in der Abteilung Bauphysik und Akustik. Nebenamtlich ist er Dozent an der Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW für Akustik und Erschütterungen.
Thursday, 26. November 2015 - 18:00

'Der Klang von Raum und Material – die Elbphilharmonie Hamburg'
Ascan Mergenthaler, Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, CH

ASCAN MERGENTHALER is senior partner at Herzog & de Meuron and responsible in this position for projects in Europe, Asia, North and South America. In 2001 he opened the office of Herzog & de Meuron in New York. He conducted several prestigious projects in the US, including the de Young Museum in San Francisco, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill Long Iceland and the New York City projects Park Avenue Armory and 56 Leonard Street. He is currently responsible for major international projects, including the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, the Tate Modern in London, the Cultural Complex Luz in São Paulo, Triangle - an office block in Paris, and two cultural projects in Hong Kong: the revitalization of the former Central Police station and the M + Museum. Ascan Mergenthaler was born in Stuttgart in 1969, studied from 1990 to 1997 Architecture at the University of Stuttgart and The Bartlett, University College London. Parallel to his studies he worked for Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design. He is a member of the Board at the Swiss Architecture Museum S AM.

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Thursday, 3. December 2015 - 18:00

'Akustische Architektur'
Inès Neuhaus, Fabian Neuhaus, I. & F. Neuhaus Akustische Architektur, Nuglar, CH

INÈS NEUHAUS AND FABIAN NEUHAUS lead the design and planning office I. & F. Neuhaus, Acoustic Architecture, which was founded in Austria in 2003 and today is established in Switzerland. The two person team specializes in creating indoor and outdoor spaces directly on the architecture good acoustic conditions: the composition of forms, proportions and materials. This not only makes artificial measures obsolete, but is also varied acoustically efficient and leads to more coherent overall effects. The portfolio of I. & F. Neuhaus includes basic research in the field of architecture / urban design and acoustics, as well as concepts and design solutions for various environments.