Emilie Appercé

Emilie Apperce
(*1990, Paris)

Sihlquai 278, 8005 Zurich
mail@emilieapperce.com

Emilie Appercé is a Paris – Zürich based architect, educated both at the EAVT Paris-Est, and Accademia di Architettura, Mendrisio where she graduated in 2014. Since 2012 she has worked for Miller & Maranta in Basel, Francesca Torzo in Genova and Caruso St John in Zürich. She joined the Chair of Prof. Adam Caruso at the ETH Zürich in 2019 as a studio/diploma teaching assistant. She is part of the editorial team working on the project womenwritingarchitecture.org initiated by Helen Thomas in 2021, an online annotated bibliography that addresses issues of gender parity in architectural education and cultural production. Since 2020, she works independently and collaboratively. In 2019, she established a loose collective with Leo Bettini Oberkalmsteiner and Dominic Kim to explore different fields of creation.


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POLPO

POLPO

2021

In collaboration with Leo Bettini and Dominic Kim

Stool produced for Milano Design Week 2021

For more informations and pre-order

6 mm recycled moulded plastic

41x ø38 cm / 6kg 4 colour options

Data sheet 

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Pavillon am Park, Zürich (CH)

Pavillon am Park, Zürich (CH)

2020 – Open competition

In collaboration with Leo Bettini, Dominic Kim, and Nora Walter

The pavilion houses a café-restaurant on the edge of the Universitätsspital Park in the centre of Zürich.

Wooden construction. Facade cladding in silver painted wood. Portico in black and yellow painted wood, red painted underside.

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Rue des Falaises, Binic (F)

Rue des Falaises, Binic (F)

 

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Place de Stalingrad, Paris (F)

Place de Stalingrad, Paris (F)

2020-on going

Client: Private

Project of a winter bar Place de la Bataille de Stalingrad

Steel truss structure, outer skin of galvanised steel corrugated sheet, PVC slatted opening closures

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Herz Jesu, Zürich (CH)

Herz Jesu, Zürich (CH)

2020

Client: Sacred Heart Parish

Selective procedure with prequalification

Renovation of the central nave after its modernisation in the 60’s, reintegration of the existing fresco from 1892, rearrangement of the sacral spaces.

Oval neon lighting installation, painted lazuli blue Feuillage mural patterns, blue fluffy, red and purple soft velvet structures design textiles

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PAUSCHENZEBRA

PAUSCHENZEBRA

2021

In collaboration with Leo Bettini and Dominic Kim

Stool designed for Milano Design Week 2021 

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Museumstrasse, Biel (CH)

Museumstrasse, Biel (CH)
2021

In collaboration with Silvio Schubiger

 

Restoration of a single-family house in a former villa divided into three parts.

3d scanned documentation of the on going construction site

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Rue Nocard, Saint-Maurice (F)

Rue Nocard, Saint-Maurice (F)

2020

Client: Private

Woodwork from Atelier Palam

Renovation of flats in Rue Nocard and creation of a room within a room. Occultable extra room that keeps the possibility of a diagonally extensible living space. Traversing bookcase

Existing wooden floors sanded and oiled. Room’s inside walls in pine uprights, 3-ply pine interior lining and exterior plaster finish. Internal wall structure remaining visible and oiled white.

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Port Gitana, Bellevue (CH)

Port Gitana, Bellevue (CH)

2020 – Open competition

In collaboration with Dominic Kim , Nora Walter and engineer Patrick Gartmann. Competition images from Nora Walter.

Communal house and restaurant-Hotel on Lake Leman. The two are combined in a single volume to ensure long-term programmatic flexibility.

Light wooden construction, cores of stairwells made of recycled concrete. Facades made of wooden structure covered with a layer of profiled glass revealing the vertical wooden elements.

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Rue de la Buisatière, Bénonces (F)

Rue de la Buisatière, Bénonces (F)

2019

Client: Private

Transformation of a barn into a living space and workshop in a commune near by Lyon. Creation of openings on the first floor and an exterior access-balcony on the garden. 

Jamb and horizontal enforcement of the openings in concrete. White lime paint on the corners of the jambs. Windows and external roller shutters in larch. Stairs in grey lacquered steel.

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Teaching, Events, Publication

11.2021Guest critic, Story II, Studio Maria Conen, ETH Zürich
10.2021Prelude, Belgian Art & Design Fair in Ghent
09.2021Reading Room, Annexe at the ZAZ Zentrum Architektur Zürich
09.2021F/A FakeAuthentic ICONIC IRONIC at Antonia Jannone Disegni di Architettura in Milano
06.2021LOTO Life Of The Others VIII, presentation by Emilie Appercé, Leo Bettini, Dominic Kim
03.2021The Power of Mushrooms: Berta Rahm’s Pavilion for the Saffa 58 Entangled Histories, presentations by Emilie Appercé and Helen Thomas (Women Writing Architecture), gta Exhibitions, ETH Zürich
01.2021Guest critic, Eine Hütte am Hang, Studio Mattew Howell, Institut für Architektur Hochschule Luzern
06.2020Guest critic, Ravensbourne, University of London
11.2019Guest critic, The Great Interior, Chair for Architecture of professor Tom Emerson, ETH Zürich

Design: ROLE Studio (Romy Strasser + Lea Fischlin) — Code: Till Kammertöns

POLPO
POLPO

POLPO

2021

In collaboration with Leo Bettini and Dominic Kim

Stool produced for Milano Design Week 2021

For more informations and pre-order

6 mm recycled moulded plastic

41x ø38 cm / 6kg 4 colour options

Data sheet 

Show more
Show less
Pavillon am Park, Zürich (CH)
Pavillon am Park, Zürich (CH)

Pavillon am Park, Zürich (CH)

2020 – Open competition

In collaboration with Leo Bettini, Dominic Kim, and Nora Walter

The pavilion houses a café-restaurant on the edge of the Universitätsspital Park in the centre of Zürich.

Wooden construction. Facade cladding in silver painted wood. Portico in black and yellow painted wood, red painted underside.

Show more
Show less
Rue des Falaises, Binic (F)
Rue des Falaises, Binic (F)

Rue des Falaises, Binic (F)

 

Show more
Show less
Place de Stalingrad, Paris (F)
Place de Stalingrad, Paris (F)

Place de Stalingrad, Paris (F)

2020-on going

Client: Private

Project of a winter bar Place de la Bataille de Stalingrad

Steel truss structure, outer skin of galvanised steel corrugated sheet, PVC slatted opening closures

Show more
Show less
Herz Jesu, Zürich (CH)
Herz Jesu, Zürich (CH)

Herz Jesu, Zürich (CH)

2020

Client: Sacred Heart Parish

Selective procedure with prequalification

Renovation of the central nave after its modernisation in the 60’s, reintegration of the existing fresco from 1892, rearrangement of the sacral spaces.

Oval neon lighting installation, painted lazuli blue Feuillage mural patterns, blue fluffy, red and purple soft velvet structures design textiles

Show more
Show less
PAUSCHENZEBRA
PAUSCHENZEBRA

PAUSCHENZEBRA

2021

In collaboration with Leo Bettini and Dominic Kim

Stool designed for Milano Design Week 2021 

For more information

Show more
Show less
Museumstrasse, Biel (CH)
Museumstrasse, Biel (CH)

Museumstrasse, Biel (CH)
2021

In collaboration with Silvio Schubiger

 

Restoration of a single-family house in a former villa divided into three parts.

3d scanned documentation of the on going construction site

Show more
Show less
Rue Nocard, Saint-Maurice (F)
Rue Nocard, Saint-Maurice (F)

Rue Nocard, Saint-Maurice (F)

2020

Client: Private

Woodwork from Atelier Palam

Renovation of flats in Rue Nocard and creation of a room within a room. Occultable extra room that keeps the possibility of a diagonally extensible living space. Traversing bookcase

Existing wooden floors sanded and oiled. Room’s inside walls in pine uprights, 3-ply pine interior lining and exterior plaster finish. Internal wall structure remaining visible and oiled white.

Show more
Show less
Port Gitana, Bellevue (CH)
Port Gitana, Bellevue (CH)

Port Gitana, Bellevue (CH)

2020 – Open competition

In collaboration with Dominic Kim , Nora Walter and engineer Patrick Gartmann. Competition images from Nora Walter.

Communal house and restaurant-Hotel on Lake Leman. The two are combined in a single volume to ensure long-term programmatic flexibility.

Light wooden construction, cores of stairwells made of recycled concrete. Facades made of wooden structure covered with a layer of profiled glass revealing the vertical wooden elements.

Show more
Show less
Rue de la Buisatière, Bénonces (F)
Rue de la Buisatière, Bénonces (F)

Rue de la Buisatière, Bénonces (F)

2019

Client: Private

Transformation of a barn into a living space and workshop in a commune near by Lyon. Creation of openings on the first floor and an exterior access-balcony on the garden. 

Jamb and horizontal enforcement of the openings in concrete. White lime paint on the corners of the jambs. Windows and external roller shutters in larch. Stairs in grey lacquered steel.

Show more
Show less

News

Polpo is presented at Salone del Milano

5.–10. Sept. 2021