PATRICK KNOCH

PATRICK KNOCH

 


Architect in Zurich and in Berlin, Patrick Knoch leaves everything to settle in France. Architecture, becoming too secure, gives way to a light, playful and stylish design.


In his work, two complementary approaches stand out : on the one hand a rationalist spirit always concerned about typologies and norms, on the other hand a rebellious spirit freed from conventions. Patrick Knoch keeps on questioning the everyday object and to enhance it : “We must find the good question. As if the well-expressed question was already hiding its answer. I wish that an idea, a concept or a principle turns a simple object into a complex, rich and startling one. It’s the soft and lasting magic…”