Art in Architecture

Art in Architecture

Textile wall hanging in the school hall


Pestalozzischulhaus Aarau school building, Aarau, Switzerland


B.E.R.G. Architekten GmbH, Zurich / Vreni Spieser, Artist, Zurich,


Data sheet


Reinhard Zimmermann, Baar

Starting point

Complete renovation of the Pestalozzi school building in Aarau.
The important features of this renovation included the building’s protection as a historical monument, energy-related aspects, sustainability and functionality.


After it was renovated, the school hall sparkled like new: the original decorative plasterwork had been revealed once more and the wall surfaces had been hung with a sound-absorbent textile.
The Tony fabric has excellent acoustic qualities and had been printed in a design by artist Vreni Spieser, using a special printing process.