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GRUNER&FRIENDS International Ltd | Architecture and Creative Lab
Rebgasse 12 | 4058 Basel | Switzerland | www.grunerfriends.com

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0041 61 691 02 24

office@grunerfriends.com

JOBS

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We are continuously searching for talented people to join our team.
Please send your portfolio to: office@grunerfriends.com

NEWS!

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Switzerland - March 2018

GRUNER&SKREIN is now hiring talented people to join our international team. Please send your application to: office@grunerskrein.com

NEW OFFICE - VOLKSHAUS BASEL

Switzerland - July 2017

GRUNER&SKREIN moved into the Volkshaus Basel. It is located in the city center and has an amazing courtyard.

THANK YOU BJARKE INGELS GROUP!

Copenhagen - June 2017

Raoul Skrein - Bjarke Ingels - Patrice Gruner
We had a great time at BIG! We gathered the most valuable experiences.

TEAM

GRUNER&FRIENDS core team is based in Basel | Switzerland from where the firm operates worldwide, leading our network of international FRIENDS and collaborators on all continents | around the globe.


FRIENDS stands for everyone in this key core team as well as those in our network partners, experts and clients who are constantly committed to outstanding excellence.

CULTURE

GRUNER&FRIENDS team ethos allows for scaleability dependent on your particular design requirements. Our networked approach brings a new level of efficiency, flexibility and dynamism to all our creative processes we are engaged in, with scope to allow for specialist intervention to solve any design challenge.

CAREER - FOUNDER I CEO

PATRICE GRUNER

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MSc ETH | SIA | ARB

patrice@grunerfriends.com

+41 78 642 07 28

GRUNER&FRIENDS: Founder | CEO
Architecture and Design Lead

BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group: Project Manager for the Paris Metro Station “Pont de Bondy”.

Burckhardt+Partner: Overall Design Lead for the Biogen Campus, Architect for the Schindler Campus.

Buro Ole Scheeren: International competitions like Adidas and Olympic Park.

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SWISS LIFE | KPMG

GRUNER&FRIENDS

Headquaters | Zurich | 25 000 m²

Scope: Facade Architect

Patrice Gruner established the office GRUNER&FRIENDS in Basel from where he and his friends operate worldwide.

He develops multi-scale projects, like the KPMG Headquarters, within an international network and pushes beyond Architecture via multidisciplinary projects; By combining domains such as Art, Design, Film, Research and Technology.

GRUNER&FRIENDS

Headquaters | Zurich | 25 000 m²

Scope: Facade Architect

Patrice Gruner established the office GRUNER&FRIENDS in Basel from where he and his friends operate worldwide.

He develops multi-scale projects, like the KPMG Headquarters, within an international network and pushes beyond Architecture via multidisciplinary projects: by combining domains such as Art, Design, Film, Research and Technology.

PARIS METRO STATION

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BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

Infrastructure | Paris | 10 000 m²

Scope: Project Manager

Patrice Gruner joined BIG (500 employees worldwide) in Copenhagen.

As Project Manager he led “Pont de Bondy”, an intricate metro station, in Paris.

BIOGEN CAMPUS

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Burckhardt+Partner

Manufacturing | Switzerland | 200 000 m²

Scope: Overall Design Lead

Patrice Gruner worked for Burckhardt+Partner (360 employees) in Basel, where he was appointed Overall Design Lead for the Biogen Campus in Switzerland.

Furthermore, he significantly influenced numerous projects like Schindler Campus and tought classes in 3D technologies.

ADIDAS

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Buro Ole Scheeren

Headquarters | Germany | 36 000 m²

Scope: concept and competition

Patrice Gruner moved to Beijing (China) to work for Buro Ole Scheeren (70 employees).

He created concepts for major brands like Adidas and completed international competitions like the Olympic Park.

This was the first time he practiced the design philosophy of Rem Koolhaas (OMA).

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