ARCHITECTS TALES: Luca Molinari in conversation with Much Untertrifaller


What does "innovation" mean for Much Untertrifaller and his architectural firm Dietrich | Untertrifaller? Luca Molinari will get to the bottom of this question in a live interview to which we cordially invite you.

"Innovation" plays an important role in the daily practice of any office, as it is a challenge that constantly drives the quality of architectural work and the industry forward. 

Luca Molinari, founder of the namesake Luca Molinari Studio for consulting, curating and publishing architecture talks about this topic with 
Much Untertrifaller of Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architects

We cordially invite you to join us on 27 October 2021 for a discussion on the following topics
- The modern timber engineering
- The cultural and architectural context
- From large buildings to urban structures

(c) Much Untertrifaller

Due to the pandemic, the event will take place as an online event from 17.30 to 18.30. You can join us at the link below. The talk will be held in English.


Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architects

Dietrich I Untertrifaller Architects is an internationally operating architectural practice with roots in Vorarlberg. The focus of their architecture on the respectful use of resources, the development of socially balanced spaces and the appreciation of the cultural and architectural context. Since the founding, they have played a pioneering role in modern timber construction. Today, the office is managed by Helmut Dietrich, Much Untertrifaller, Dominik Philipp and Patrick Stremler and employs an international team of over 120 people at locations in Austria (Bregenz and Vienna), Switzerland (St. Gallen), France (Paris) and Germany (Munich).
The entire spectrum ranging from large-scale buildings and urban structures through alterations of existing buildings to single-family homes defies specialization, constantly challenges and inspires creativity and an inquiring mind.
A decisive factor in all their work is the resource-saving and appropriate use of materials, with a particular commitment to contemporary timber construction. The studio is well known for expertise in design and construction and maintain this knowhow through relationships of dialogue and trust with clients, craftsmen and engineers.
Their innovative and sustainable buildings received numerous awards, including the Wiener Wohnbaupreis 2019 / Vienna Housing Award (Residential complex in der Wiesen Süd, Vienna), the Prix National de la Construction Bois 2017 (Sports Center Alice Milliat Lyon) and the State Award for Architecture and Sustainability 2017 (Elementary School Edlach, Dornbirn).



Luca Molinari Studio

With 30-years’ experience within university education, curatorship, publishing
and research in the field of contemporary architecture, in 2015 Luca Molinari started his own independent firm supported by a team of professionals with a background in architecture, exhibit design, project management, critique, graphic design, publishing services, communication and copyediting. Luca Molinari Studio tailors and supplies integrated services
of content design, consulting, and project management within the fields of architecture and museum management.
Among our projects:
> exhibitions and events
> architecture and town planning competitions
> books and publications
Our philosophy of work:
> to provide sustainable tools to promote and share knowledge
> to give concrete form to visions and needs for contemporary living
> to “build” awareness
> to give voice, identity and quality to urban spaces, places and territories.
LMS collaborates with institutions and companies to develop useful strategies to define spaces and places for living in the future.