Discover Germany | Special Theme | Swiss Architecture 2019
DEON AG at work.
With people for people The Lucerne-based architectural office DEON AG turns visions into concepts. Their specific approach of dialogical designing gives rise to an architectural quality that generates a strong identity and uniqueness in every project. TEXT: NANE STEINHOFF I PHOTOS: DEON AG
DEON AG is a supra-regional, internationally active and dynamic architectural office from Lucerne, which was founded by Prof. Luca Deon in 1999. He recalls: “We have been driven by the aim of creating innovative architecture with passion since our foundation. Thereby, we don’t rely on a specific style, a special building task or a certain size. Each project gets developed and designed from scratch and that’s why all our previous projects are characterised by a great variety of materials, shapes and space compositions.”
and turning visions into concepts. The company puts special emphasis on designing and developing high-quality architecture that complies with the latest technical findings. “Our holistic cultural under standing forms the basis of our work. We see our profession of planning and designing as a means to adding social and creative added value to our surroundings,” explains Martin Schuler, member of the executive board.
DEON plans and realises architectural and urban development projects in building construction and civil engineering and creates various structures as general planner and contractor. That is why it is no wonder that the architectural office has realised numerous award-winning residential projects, has come up with various industry and trade project ideas and has implemented innovative infra-
The importance of holistic cultural understanding DEON’s approach is characterised by inter- and multidisciplinary teamwork which finds innovative and sustainable solutions through reconciling apparent opposites 102 | Issue 72 | March 2019
New construction Grossmatte, Littau – Lucerne, Switzerland, 2018 – area for the 2000 Watt Society.
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