Bearth & Deplazes Architects
Darco Monograph 15
Darco Magazine, Matosinhos, 2010
out of print
Their work as planners and teachers is clear in their approach, where a rigorous planning process accompanies an experimental attitude to materials and structural solutions. With photography that matches the firm’s clean, restful aesthetic, the 20 mostly small-scale, residential projects featured here reveal the practice’s blend of technology and tradition, and the formal clarity and economy they bring to inaccessible mountain sites, rich in natural grandeur and vernacular architectural tradition.