February 16, 2024

Here are the spring lecture dates for KARAMUK KUO.
Please join us at

Feb 19 University of Colorado, Denver, USA

Feb 21 UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Mar 4  University College, Dublin, Ireland

Mar 6  University of Buffalo, USA


December 15, 2023

A double header! The Archaeological Center for Augusta Raurica has won Gutes Bauen Kanton Basel-Stadt / Basel-Land and the Prix Acier 2023.


September 22, 2023

We are delighted to share that the Cham Apartments have been awarded a Special Mention in the 2023 Erich Mendelsohn Prize for brick construction.


August 30, 2023

We have moved!

Our new office is now at Binzstrasse 29, 8045 Zurich.


November 23, 2022

ABOUT LIVING symposium in Madrid!
Jeannette will be presenting at the Polytechnical University of Madrid (ETSAM) on Wednesday morning.


November 7, 2022. Please join us at the Istituto Svizzero in Rome for a conversation on “The Actuality of the Ancient” between Jeannette Kuo and Vitale Zanchettin, hosted by Federico Tranfa of Casabella. 18:30 online or in person.


March 10, 2022

Catch the symposium on plans and domesticity organized by the University of Melbourne if you missed it live. Great to have been presenting alongside Esch Sintzel, Lütjens Padmanabhan, Conen Sigl, and EMI Architekten. Click here to view.


March 3, 2022

Archaeological Center Augusta Raurica featured in Archithese’s ‘Swiss Performance 2022’.


October 1, 2021

We are happy to announce that KARAMUK KUO, together with NWLND and altstadt_JDMA, has been selected as one of five international teams to rethink the Gent Technicum! Link to press release


August 19, 2021

KARAMUK KUO wins selective competition for a new Research Lab Building in the center of Basel!  Link to press release



May 18, 2021

2nd Prize in the open competition for a new courthouse in Winterthur!


April 8, 2021

Tune in at 19:00 CET as KARAMUK KUO presents recent work at the Oslo Arkitektforening!


March 30, 2021

ISSI Lausanne shortlisted for Architekturpreis Beton!

Bestowed every 3 years, this latest round had 175 entries from which 12 projects have been selected. We are honored to be amongst great company.


The International Sports Sciences Institute and House on A Slope featured in Casabella Nr.918


December 4, 2020

1:30 – 5:00pm CET
KARAMUK KUO will be appearing in Mendrisio for a symposium on the Architectural Model organized by Gabriele Neri and Alberto Bologna. Very honored to be part of this exciting list of names. Please note that Jeannette will be presenting at 2:00pm CET instead of the stated time on the poster. More info here.



December 4, 2020

Join us for the Harvard GSD Five on Five lecture series as Jeannette and Job Floris/MONADNOCK talk shop through unbuilt work. 12:00 – 2:00 pm EST (6:00-8:00pm CET) Registration required for the Zoom Webinar. Register here.



November 23, 2020

Please join us tomorrow, Monday November 23, at 18:00 CET for a lecture hosted by CASABELLA. A discussion with Federico Tranfa will follow. Pre-registration is required for the Gotowebinar on www.casabellaformazione.it


November 5, 2020

House on A Slope featured in Hochparterre Magazine. See article.


October 30, 2020

Happy to be nominated for Hochparterre’s ‘Die Besten 2020’ with the House on A Slope! Link to project


May 26, 2020

Cham apartments project featured on the front page of NZZ Feuilleton section. How should we think about density in these times? In particular, how should we address this topic in small towns where it has already been a contentious issue for some time? See article.


March 9, 2020

Check out the March 2020 Climate Issue of Werk, Bauen + Wohnen, featuring the International Sports Sciences Institute!


March 5, 2020

We are honored to be selected as part of Domus Magazine’s 50 Best Architecture Firms of 2020! See article.


March 2, 2020

Please join us at UCLA on Monday at 6:30 PM in the Decafé at Perloff Hall on UCLA’s Westwood campus in Los Angeles. More Info and RSVP


January 30-31, 2020

KONSTRUKTION: 4th Architectural Identity Symposium at RWTH Aachen. 32 Architects will each present a project on the topic of construction. Please join us as Jeannette speaks about the Institute of Sports Sciences in Lausanne.  More Info



January 25-26, 2020

Please join us at the Engadin Art Talks, curated this year by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Baumann, Bice Curiger, and Philip Ursprung. This year’s series titled “SILENT-LISTEN” will look at the relationships of silence and listening, in art, poetry, nature, music, and space.  More Info


December 10, 2019

2nd Prize in the open competition for a new vocational school with sports hall in Winterthur! Link to project


October 21, 2019

Hello, Montréal!
Tomorrow at McGill University, Jeannette will be giving the Sheila Baillie lecture. Hope to see you there.


September 30, 2019

Next stop Florence, Italy! Join us October 1 at the Kent State University abroad program for Jeannette’s public lecture on the new work of the office! More info


September 17, 2019

Please join us at RICE UNIVERSITY in Houston on 19.09.2019 for Jeannette’s public lecture on research and practice. More info


September 13, 2019

Jeannette Kuo will chair the next LafargeHolcim Awards jury in Europe, the most significant competition for sustainable design. More info


May 21, 2019

3rd prize competition proposal, «The BFG», an urban industrial building at Koch Areal Zurich!


April 17, 2019

We are excited to share that Karamuk Kuo has been selected to design Cannady Hall, a new building for Rice University School of Architecture!


March 31, 2019

Please join us at the Politecnico di Torino inside the Main Hall of the Lingotto! Jeannette will be giving a talk on April 11. 13:00 – 14:30 as part of the Architecture, Construction and the City series.


March 29, 2019

Come join us at ETH Zurich in the HIB Main Hall at 15:00.
Jeannette will be giving a talk on “Material Cultures”.


February 4, 2019

We’re happy to share that Jeannette Kuo has been shortlisted for the 2019 Moira Gemmill Prize, recognizing emerging talent in the international architecture scene. More info


November 26, 2018

Weiden School and its interior learning landscape is featured in an issue of Werk, Bauen + Wohnen dedicated to educational buildings.


November 21, 2018

Please join us on Wednesday 21.11. at LUMA Westbau, Zurich for “Communities of Practice: Swiss Architecture as Shared Knowledge,” a panel discussion hosted by Irina Davidovici and Prof. Tom Avermaete. Jeannette will be speaking alongside Maria Conen, Job Floris, Oliver Lütyens, and Daniel Rosbottom. 18:00-20:00. Link to event.


October 29, 2018

Weiden School featured in Casabella Nr.890


October 19, 2018

Hot off the press! El Croquis #196 [I]. Preview here.


July 15, 2018

Karamuk Kuo featured in “Metropolis Magazine”. See article.


June 27, 2018

Karamuk Kuo awarded “Best Architects 19” prize both for the Weiden Secondary School and the International Sports Sciences Institute!


May 15, 2018

Jeannette will participate in Archithese’s Symposium “(gegen) die Norm”. June 21, 2018 17:00 at the Auditorium Swiss Re Next


May 6, 2018

The International Sports Sciences Institute featured in “Sonntagszeitung”. See article.


April 27, 2018

The International Sports Sciences Institute gets inaugurated. Link to project


March 3, 2018

Jeannette will give a public lecture at ETH Zurich Department of Architecture as part of the Department Lecture Series on March 12, 2018.


February 28, 2018

Our proposal for the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial is featured in the a+u March edition.


January 20, 2018

Karamuk Kuo featured in the exhibition “Inscriptions: Architecture before Speech” curated by K. Michael Hays and Andrew Holder. Harvard GSD Druker Design Gallery


November 4, 2017

Inauguration and open house at The Weiden Secondary School & Gym. Link to project


October 12, 2017

Karamuk Kuo wins LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement prize for their Archaeological Center at Augusta Raurica. Link to press release.


September 9, 2017

Make New History
Karamuk Kuo at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial. Link to project


November 18, 2016

Vernissage! Karamuk Kuo featured in the Swiss Architecture Museum’s “Schweizweit” exhibition. Come check it out from 19.11.2016-07.05.2017.


October 28, 2016

Weiden School topping out ceremony in the forest like setting of the future gym!



July 15, 2015

Karamuk Kuo wins the invited competition for a new multi-unit housing project in the historic center of Cham. Link to project


April 9, 2015

Jeannette appointed Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Link to press release


July 10, 2014

Karamuk Kuo wins the open competition for a new archaeological center for Roman excavation at Augusta Raurica. Link to project


March 30, 2021

ISSI Lausanne shortlisted for Architekturpreis Beton!

Bestowed every 3 years, this latest round had 175 entries from which 12 projects have been selected. We are honored to be amongst great company.

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