Executive Director of VIA




VIA Gallery

120, avenue Ledru Rollin
75011 Paris
Metro : Gare de Lyon / Ledru Rollin

Opening :

monday-friday : 9.30am – 6.30pm

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Philippe RAHM

Contact : 12, rue Chabanais 75002 Paris - France

Ph. +33 (0)1 49 26 91 55
'Carte Blanche' grants : 2009
environmental designer, architect

Philippe Rahm (born 1967) qualified as an architect at Lausanne Polytechnnic in 1993. Since 2004 he has been a professor at the ECAL Lausanne. In 2005-06 he was Diploma Unit Master at the AA School in London and visiting lecturer at the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio (Switzerland). In 2006-07, he taught at his alma mater EPFL ( Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), and in 2008 directed a Master class at the Ecole nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris-Malaquais. He works between Lausanne and Paris, where he recently set up an architectural firm - Philippe Rahm Architects. In 2008 he was one of the twenty international architects chosen by Aaron Betsky for the 11 th Biennale of Architecture in Venice. In 2002, he represented Switzerland at the 8 th Biennal there, with his former office Décosterd and Rham associates. In 2007 he had a solo exhibition with Gilles Clément at the Centre Canadien d’architecture in Monréal, and has taken part in many group exhibitions: Archilab (2000), SF-MoMA (2001), musée d’Art moderne de le ville de Paris (2001), CCA Kitakyushu, Japan (2004), Mori Art Museum, Japan (2005), Frac Centre, Orléans (2005), Pompidou centre (2003,2005 and 2007), Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (2006), and Manifesta 7 (2008). In the US he has relectured on his work at leading universities, including Princeton, Harvard, Cooper Union and UCLA. Philippe Rahm was a resident at the Villa Medicis in Rome in the year 2000. At the present he has private and public architectural projects in hand in France, Poland, Italy, and Austria.

heater Terroirs déterritorialisés
© A. Dupuis

lighting Terroirs déterritorialisés
© A. Dupuis

ventilation Terroirs déterritorialisés
© A. Dupuis

seats Terroirs déterritorialisés
© P. Rahm