Lütjens Padmanabhan, Forms of community / Sophie Delhay
Oliver Lütjens (Zurich 1972) and Thomas Padmanabhan (Stuttgart 1970) established Lütjens Padmanabhan Architects in 2007 in Zurich. The practice’s recent work focuses on housing in the residential districts surrounding Zurich and Basel including the award-winning low rent Waldmeisterweg apartment building in Zurich and the Zwhatt Sufficiency lighthouse project in Regensdorf.
Further afield, they are currently working on the new residence of the Swiss ambassador in Algier and the new Swiss general consulate in Stuttgart. Oliver and Thomas have taught as assistants at ETH Zurich and as guest professors at TU Munich, EPF Lausanne and at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.