BLOG / Examples of completed works and projects
Vellano TI 2015
Restoration of a retaining wall and a facade of a building standing on it. Securing the terrain with micropiles.
Lenzburg Graben AG 2015
E Restoration of a section of the old town wall in Lenzburg with lime mortar masonry
Maisprach BL 2013
Conception and Installation of a cable crane for the building of a stair in the vineyard of Maisprach
Sanierung von Trockensteinmauern im Valle Verzasca / 2013
Sanierung verschiedener Stützmauern auf einem Monti im Valle Verzasca
Hochschule Horw LU 2012
Building a section of drystone / lime mortar masonry for the testing of measurement equipment. Hochschule Luzern Technik & Architektur CC Konstruktiver Ing.bau.
Wiederaufbau eines Sodbrunnens in Lenzburg / 2012
Restaurierung eines Sodbrunnens in Lenzburg / AG
Sanierung Stützmauer in Guarda / 2011
Erneuerung einer Stützmauer in Guarda / 2011
Neubau einer Stützmauer in Guarda/ GR
Restoration of terrace walls near Schloss Lenzburg / 2008 - 2010
Dry stone wall Bos-cha / Guarda / 2010
Rebuilding an existing drystone wall in the terraced fields between Guarda and Bos-cha.
Material: local stones
Garden Terracing in Ennetbaden / 2009
New drystone terracing in a private garden.
Stairs and retaining wall in Dielsdorf / 2009
Building a stairs and a retaining wall in Dielsdorf / 2009
Restoration of a wall with lime mortar in Haegendorf / 2008
Restoration of a wall with lime mortar in Haegendorf / SO
Material: Limestone, lime mortar
Low-tech hoisting technology in Ethiopia / 2008
Three-week assignment in Ethiopia, Tigray, Irob Woreda. The aim of the mission was to test and introduce simple technical means for moving and lifting stone blocks up to approx. 1 ton. Introduction of simple means for measuring precise arcs in the terrain.
Drystone walls on the island of Ufenau / SZ
Restoration of dry stone walls for the Einsiedeln Monastery in cooperation with the Monument Preservation Office on the island of Ufenau in Lake Zurich.
Drystone-Workshop in Athens, AGM Symposium "Dry Garden-Practise & Philosophy" / 2008
Dry stone wall workshop for the participants of the Mediterranean Garden Society symposium "Dry Garden-Practise & Philosophy" in Sparoza, Athens.
Val Cama / 2006 - 2007
Extension of an existing alpine building in Val Cama / GR. The walls were built as traditional free-standing dry stone walls (max. height at the gable 4.5m with a wall thickness of 0.6m). dry-slaked lime mortar was added in the wall core as a wind seal. Project duration 10 weeks spread over 2 years, apprentices of the Marti construction company.
Puschlav GR 2006
Training for the rebuilding of drystone walls in the valley of Poschiavo GR
Civilian service assignment Verdabbio / 2006
Dry stone walling with civil service youths in Verdabbio / GR
Lime rendering in Maloja /2005
Salecina Holiday Centre (www.salecina.ch)
Restoration of two façades of an old farmhouse (today the Salecina holiday centre) with lime rendering in Maloja / GR, Switzerland. The work was supervised by the lime mortar specialist Ruedi Krebs, the restorer Ivano Rampa and the monument conservation authorities.
Drystone Training Châteauneuf / 2005
Introductory course in dry stone walling with examination for professionals from Valais
Drystone masonry in Ethiopia / 2005
Three-week collaboration with local stonemasons in Ethiopia, Tigray, Irob Woreda.
Civilian Service Mission Isérables / 2004
Construction of several drystone structures along a hiking path
Material: Quarry of Vollèges
Puschlav GR / 2004
Training for the restoration of existing drystone walls in the valley of Poschiavo GR