Studied architecture at the ETH in Zürich 2005-2012 and subsequently worked at Ateliermob in Lisbon (intern), Alberto Kalach in Mexico City and HelsinkiZurich in Zürich and as freelance urbanist and curator before founding Atelier Gapont in 2019. He co-founded Verein ELF (2018) the Institute for Linear Research (2019), Netzwerk Biodiversität (2021) and has served on the board of the Liechtenstein artist association (2016-2022). He has conducted various design studios and research projects at the University of Liechtenstein since 2019 and will defend his doctoral thesis "Imagined Territories. Design Principles for Transformative Urbanism" in 2024.
BSc from the University of Liechtenstein. At the start of 2022, during the studies, worked part time as an intern in Atelier Gapont. Full time employed at Gapont Atelier after finishing the Bachelor degree in summer 2023.
B.Arch from the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. MSc student at the University of Liechtenstein. Mentor at the RIBA Mentoring Scheme, Canterbury, United Kingdom, 2020. Volunteered at the Ambulance for Monuments organisation in Romania, 2017. Participated in the Erasmus+ Crafting Circularity Workshop in Norway in 2023. Working as an architect intern at Atelier Gapont in Triesen, Liechtenstein since 2022.
Julia del Rio
M.Arch from NewSchool of Architecture and Design, San Diego. Studied architecture at the European University of Madrid. From 2020 - 2023 architecture instructor at VCAD (Visual College of Arch. and Design) and architect at Debicki Speta Design architecture firm in Calgary, Canada. Architecture professor at IED Barcelona in 2023. Advisory Council member at ANFA (Academy of Neuroscience For Architecture). PhD student at Valencia Polytechnic University. Working as an architect at Atelier Gapont in Triesen, Liechtenstein since 2023.
MSc Engineer Architect LIA RIBA II. Studied architecture and urban planning at the Warsaw University of Technology and Architecture at the University of Liechtenstein. Between 2017 and 2020 employment by JEMS Architekci in Warsaw on the position of Junior Architect in the specialisation of multi-family housing and offices in all project phases. From 2021 to 2023, two years of experience as a intern in architecture office Fanzun AG in Chur (CH). Working as an architect at Atelier Gapont in Triesen, Liechtenstein since 2023.
M.Arch from the University of Liechtenstein. Studied architecture at the Moscow Architectural Institute (State Academy). Between 2017 and 2018 worked as a junior architect at PROGRESS Architects and BLANK Architects in Moscow, Russia and did an internship at ADEPT Architects in Denmark. In 2021 worked as an architect for TOBE Architects in Saint Petersburg, Russia and for WAO Architectur in Schaan, Liechtenstein in 2022. Worked as a tutor at the Alpine Changemaker Basecamp Workshop organized by CIPRA in Italy. Working as an architect at Atelier Gapont in Triesen, Liechtenstein since 2023.
Former team members are: Laura Bagdonaitė, Martin Mraz, Gabriela Ponechalova, Dalal Elarji and Julia Fanti.