Juerg Judin has created his very own gem in the heart of the city: a house with a garden on the site of an old ’50s gas station. Between bamboo bushes and cream-colored tiles, the influential gallery owner skillfully achieves a stylistic amalgamation of old and new, of historical consciousness and contemporary sensibility. Here, he discusses how he renovated such a singular building and his goal to bring people closer to art.
This portrait is part of Home Stories – a collaboration Freunde von Freunden produces with Siemens Home Appliances. Home Stories explores the topic of innovative urban living, seen through the lenses of select inhabitants in modern global cities. We present unusual spaces, highlighting their aesthetic and technological qualities, alongside a look into their inhabitants' lives.