Geneva, Switzerland, 1960
Nursery School Jean de la Fontaine
Mitry – Mory, Seine-et- Marne, France
The school by Carducci is typical of the architectural vocabulary of the modernist tradition inspired by Le Corbusier.
Zurich, Switzerland, 1921 · 2012
Swiss Women’s Work Exhibition
The second SAFFA exhibition (Swiss Women’s Work Exhibition) was held from July 17th to September 15th 1958 in Zurich, displaying the subject of women’s life and activities and presenting a showcase of contemporary female design and architecture in Switzerland.
Louise (Lux) Guyer
Zurich, Switzerland, 1894 · Küsnacht-Itschnach, Switzerland, 1955
Masterplan of SAFFA Exhibition
Schweizerischen Ausstellung für Frauen Arbeit. Swiss Women’s Work Exhibition, Bern
The first SAFFA exhibition was initiated by several federations of Swiss women’s societies to publicise the importance of work performed by women in artistic, scientific, social and economic fields and support their campaign for political equality. Lux Guyer was commissioned to design the master plan of the vast exhibition area (113,000 m²) as well as to develop concepts for the exhibition halls and orientation system.