Architecture Speaks: Quintus Miller – Miller & Maranta

18 tammikuun, 2023

The international lecture series on contemporary architecture continues online! Six professional in the field of architecture from various backgrounds are invited to share their thoughts and ideas on current trends in architecture.

“For this season of guest lectures, I have chosen creators whose thinking and works evoke feelings of pleasure, passion and a hope for the future.” – Jenni Reuter, curator of Architecture Speaks!

Quintus Miller – Miller & Maranta
“Miller & Maranta belong to the Swiss architectural tradition, where one starts from the location and atmosphere. There has been no need to compromise on the quality of the work or craftsmanship in the construction of the buildings.”
– Jenni Reuter, curator of Architecture Speaks!

Quintus Miller was born in 1961 in Aarau, Switzerland. They studied architecture at the ETH Zürich, graduating in 1987. From 1990 to 1994, they worked as a design assistant at the EPF Lausanne and at the ETH Zürich. Since 1994, they have had their own office Miller & Maranta with Paola Maranta in Basel. They have worked as a visiting professor at EPF Lausanne from 2000 to 2001, as a guest professor at the Accademia di Architettura of the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio from 2007 to 2008, as a guest professor at the ETH Zürich from 2008 to 2010 and as a full professor for architecture at the Accademia di Architettura of the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio since 2009. Quintus Miller was a member of the commission for urban planning and architecture of the city of Luzern (2004-2008) as well as in the commission for fine visual arts in Riehen (2005-2010). They took part in the commission for historic preservation of the city of Zürich from 2005 to 2017 and of the city of Basel since 2011. In 2013 they received the Prix Meret Oppenheim from the Swiss Federal Office of Culture. For more information:

Architecture Speaks!
Architecture Speaks! Is a lecture series curated by Associate Professor Jenni Reuter and organized by Aalto University Department of Architecture and the Museum of Finnish Architecture.

The online lecture will be held on Zoom Webinar platform. Please pre-register from this link no later on Tuesday 17 January 2023:

Link and instructions for participation are sent in a separate email after the registration has closed.

The online lecture is free of charge and organized in English. Interpretation, translations or live-captioning are not provided. There will be no recorded version of the lecture available afterwards. Technical instructions are on display at the beginning of the lecture.

For more information
Jemina Lindholm
Manager of Learning and Public Programmes
Museum of Finnish Architecture

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