Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Alphonse LaverriÃ¨re, son of French parents, was a Swiss architect who studied from 1887-90 at the Ãcole des Beaux Arts at GenÃ¨ve and up to 1892 at Paris. He then worked in Lausanne with [EugÃ¨ne-Ãdouard Monod] until 1915, and together they won the gold medal in 1912 Olympic Architecture for their Building Plan of a Modern Stadium.
LaverriÃ¨re mostly designed and built villas, banking and factory buildings but also bridges. He was also involved in interior design and furniture design. His best known buildings were the Reformation Memorial at GenÃ¨ve, the Railway Station at Lausanne, the cemetery âBois-de-Vauxâ at Montoie / Bourdonnette, the Bel-Air tower, the Chauderon bridge and the Botanic Garden. He constructed the ZÃ¼rich Watch Factory from 1917-26. Between 1929-42 he was professor of theoretical architecture at the ETH ZÃ¼rich. In 1913 he helped found âL'Åuvreâ, which published an identically named newspaper. LaverriÃ¨re was also a member of the Swiss Engineer and Architecture Federation and of the Bund Schweizer Architekten.
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