katrin murbach, born 1984, studied scenographical design at the zurich university of the arts in switzerland and the estonian academy of arts in tallinn. she worked for the architecture collective «raumlaborberlin» in berlin and researched on the future of a village in the arctic for «droog design» in amsterdam. working for «spillmannechsle architects» in zurich, she realised projects with a focus on concept and atmosphere for the bag designers «freitag». in 2011 she founded «ortreport» with fabian jaggi. together with the local community and lateral thinkers they find and touch the nerve of spatial situations. one of the recent projects took them to johannesburg, where they investigated the modernist skyscrapers of the african metropolis. katrin is currently teaching at the f+f school for art and design.

fabian jaggi, born in gstaad in 1982, moved to zurich after completing his apprenticeship as a draughtsman. he graduated in 2009 from zurich university of the arts in scenographical design. he spent part of his studies in paris, at the école boulle. after graduating he moved to berlin where he worked for the collective of architects «raumlaborberlin» for one year. in switzerland he worked for «jaggi & partner architects». in 2011 he founded «ortreport» with katrin murbach. they are specialised on site-specific research, interventions and happenings in different environments. they collaborate with theaters and public institutions constructing temporary spaces in public sites. they co-designed the nomadic «house of switzerland» which is travelling throughout europe. fabian is currently teaching at the zurich university of the arts.