The Rüssli Architects is an architecture firm based in Lucerne, Switzerland. The team, consisting of 25 employees, develops plans and challenging construction projects for public and private clients at home and abroad. The company received numerous awards for competent and innovative construction. The team not only creates new residential and commercial buildings but also provide planning studies for individual plots and concepts as well as complete urban concepts. The company is specialized in high quality reconstructions and renovations in historic preservation context. Participation in public competitions and studies is an essential part of the professional activities of the Rüssli Architects.
The company was founded in 1964 by Walter Rüssli. After long term engagement in the United States, Justin Rüssli joined the company as partner in 1996. Since 2002 is Hubert Bühlmann (employee for many years) involved in the long-term development of the Rüssli Architect. Justin Rüssli took over the management in 2004.
Rüssli Architects maintains a partnership with the internationally well-known agency of the Steven Holl Architects of New York. This partnership realize together new architectural competition and projects – especially in Europe.