Hypothesis Atelier is a space for creation and exchange for three young architects. Through the project, competitions and volunteering, new ideas emerge and can be confronted with the social, economic or ecological realities on the ground. Seek new solutions, from the urban definition of a building to the careful use of materials, in order to respond in ways that are adapted to the daily lives of users. These working bases stimulate our thinking and our passion for architecture.

As architects, we are convinced that through concrete and thoughtful actions, we can have a positive and significant impact.


Architecture Suisse AS-212 – mars 2019
Espazium – décembre 2018
Sarasani – automne 2018, p. 4-5

Hypothesis Atelier team

Nicolas Tappolet

2018-19 Civic Duty At archive of Architecture, Geneva
2018 Bachelor of Architecture in HEIA-FR
2013-14 Internship at Yves Habegger, Geneva
2013 Internship at ADAoarchitecte, Geneva
1993 Born in Geneva, Switzerland

Damien Greder

2020 (Planned) Master In architecture EPFZ
2018-19 Collaboration with Typical Office, Geneva
2018 Bachelor at the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio
2016-17 Internship at Kéré Architecture, Berlin
2016 Collaboration with Rintala Eggertsson architects, Norway
2012 Internship at Group8, Genève
1993 Born in Geneva, switzerland

Luis Peña Torres

2020 (Planned) Master in the Academy of architecture of Mendrisio
2017 Bachelor in the Academy of architecture de Mendrisio
2016 Internship Bearth & Deplazes, Chur
2015 Internship at Taller 301, Bogotá
1993 Born in Bogotà, Colombia