Philipp Schaerer

Zurich, Switzerland

Philipp Schaerer is a visual artist and architect. He graduated from the ETH Lausanne. His work is at the intersection between architecture, photography, and graphic design. Philipp worked from 2000 to 2006 as an architect and knowledge manager for Herzog & de Meuron. During this time he created many well-known architectural illustrations for the studio that substantially influenced the visual language of today’s established architectural visualizations. Until 2008, he was responsible for the Postgraduate Studies in CAAD at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Ludger Hovestadt at the ETH Zurich. Since 2008, he has been a lecturer at several universities and—since 2014—a visiting professor at the ETH Lausanne. His work has been widely published and exhibited and is represented in several public and private collections such as the collection of the MoMA, the ZKM Center for Art and Media Technology, and the Fotomuseum Winterthur. Philipp Schaerer lives and works in Zurich and Steffisburg, Switzerland.

Philipp Schaerer, Bildbau No 2, 2007; Bildbauten Serie, Image Montage