Journée de l'Architecture et de l'Urbanisme Neuchâtel ON FRI 10 MAY 2019 At the Patinoires du Littoral
In Neuchâtel

Pont 12

Guy Nicollier


Architect EPFL SIA
Born 31 March 1968 in Geneva
Languages: French, English and German
Married, 3 children


Company name : Pont12 architects sa,

Education : School in Geneva, 1994 Architect EPFL, 1998-2003 research and assistantship EPFL, 2008-2010 president SIA-Vaud, 2011-2013 guest prof Hepia, 2010-2014 founded the Vaudois Observatory of Public Procurement, since 2016 has contributed to the creation of the Building Culture Foundation (CUB).

Prizes/ References : Malley Sports Centre, Carouge Theatre, College des Rives in Yverdon and more than 100 competition entries among which many prizes…

Publications/ Bibliography : Pont12 architectes, collection Bâtisseurs Suisses no 1, Ed.
Espazium, 2015

Professional experience :

  • 2016 Creator of the CUB (Building Culture Foundation)
  • 2013 Member of the board of the Verdeil Foundation
  • 2010-2014 Chair of the Vaud Public Procurement Observatory (OVMP)
  • 2010 Member of the Competition and Tenders Committee (CCAO) of the SIA
  • 2008-2010 Chair of the Vaud section of the SIA
  • 2004-2010 Member of the Vaud section of the Board of the Society of Professional Engineers and Architects (SIA)
  • 2003-2007 Editor-in-Chief of "Habitation" magazine, Swiss Association of Housing Cooperatives (ASH)
  • 2003 Creation of the limited company Pont12 Architects SA, owner/partner since that date
  • 1997 Partnership with François Jolliet and Antoine Hahne
  • 1994-1997 Architect at François Jolliet and Pier Lovat, Lausanne
  • 1990-1992 Stages chez Bernard Huet, Paris, Alain Bocquee, Ile de la Réunion, Philippe Joye, Genève


Academic activities :


  • 2011-2013 Visiting Professor at the School of Landscape, Engineering and Architecture of Geneva
  • 1998-2003 Project teaching assistant, Professor Patrick Berger, EPFL (Masters)
  • 1998-1999 Teaching assistant on the project of the visiting professor Mirko Zardini, EPFL (Masters)
  • 1997-1998 Teaching assistant on the project of the visiting professor Bernard Huet, EPFL (Masters)


  • 2001-2003 Research on large scale planning (Lake Geneva, Chandigarh), under the supervision of Professor Patrick Berger, UTA, EPFL
  • 2000-2001 "A Matter of Art, Contemporary Architecture in Switzerland"; part of the editorial team for the catalogue and exhibition under the supervision of Professor Jacques Lucan, Institute of Theory andHistory  of Architecture, EPFL
  • 1994-2000 Catalogue raisonné of the Jean Tschumi Fund and the Alberto Sartoris donation, under the supervision of Professor Jacques Gubler, Institute of Theory and History of Architecture
  • 1994-1995 Catalogue raisonné of the Gétaz-Romang archives, under the supervision of Professor Pierre Frey, Archives of Modern Construction


Training :

  • 1994 Degree in Architecture, Lausanne EPF, professor Patrick Berger, expert Bernard Huet
  • 1988-1994 Architectural studies, EPFL: Prof. Patrick Berger, Bernard Huet, Martin Steinmann


Miscellaneous :

  • Organisation and member of the jury of architectural competitions
  • Property expertise
  • Participation in the "Very Low cost housing" program of the Antenna Technology NGO (experimental construction in adobe and without chemicals and petroleum derivatives)
  • Participation in the "Schools" programme of the NGO Association for Children in Distress (ASED)
  • CAD, computer graphics, accounting and planning software: excellent knowledge
  • On friday 10 May 2019
  • at the Patinoires du Littoral
  • in 2000 Neuchâtel
  • .