Post-workshop visits

On Friday 21st, for delegates wishing to extend their stay, post-workshop full day visits will be devoted to Design & Architecture. All visits will be in English.

Participation fees will be dtermined in a few weeks.

Minimum participants : 10, maximum 20 per visit

Basel : Vitra Design Museum and campus. The Vitra Design Museum numbers among the world’s leading museums of design. It is dedicated to the research and presentation of design, past and present, and examines design’s relationship to architecture, art and everyday culture. On this site, the Vitra company has commissioned since the 1980s, the construction of different buildings in collaboration with world-renowned architects. This unique architectural ensemble includes structures by leading architects, such as Tadao Ando, Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, SANAA, to name a few. The tour will take you to both public and private areas. In the public space, you will find the Vitra Design Museum, the VitraHaus and the Vitra Silde Tower. The private area is where the production facilities are located.

Zurich : Careum health library.

The “Main Library – Medicine Careum” in Zurich opened its doors in 2012 as a shared information centre for medicine and health care. It offers specialist literature for students, trainees, teachers and researchers. More info

Price to be determined for transportn, visit and light refreshments. Meals at your own expense.

More visits will be organised, in Switzerland, Germany or France.

For Saturday 22nd, we suggest you look at the list of tourist visits, among them, guided tours of the Novartis or the Roche buildings.

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