Journée de l'Architecture et de l'Urbanisme - Neuchâtel ON FRI, MAY 10 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, May 10 2019
  • at the Patinoires du Littoral
  • in 2000 Neuchâtel

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