Recording America
an unscripted investigation into the culture of US-architecture

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Since 2014 Ellena Ehrl and Tibor Bielicky collaborate on various projects ranging between architecture, urbanism, design, publication and exhibition. In addition to their work as practicing architects, they created the research platform Recording America and produce and publish print- and multimedia content connected to their self-initiated, multi-disciplinary research on architecture, urbanism and subculture.





Ellena Ehrl, Dipl.-Ing. Arch. TUM, is an architect and editor based in Zurich and Basel. She works with office Christ & Gantenbein and is co-founder, publisher and editor of the architecture periodical Superposition. Previously, she was part of the editorial board of the architecture magazine Planphase from 2013 - 2019 where several of her essays and interviews have appeared. In 2014 she co-edited the documentary film “Im Windschatten von Olympia“ as part of a research on the urban development of Munich in the 1960s and 70s. Ellena was invited to critiques at Princeton University School of Architecture, Cornell University AAP and SoA University of Miami and holds a Diploma degree in architecture (2014) from Technical University Munich.





Tibor Bielicky, M.A. TUM, is an architect, editor and  photographer based in Zurich. He works with Caruso St John Architects and is co-founder, publisher and editor of the architecture periodical Superposition. Tibor’s essays and interviews have appeared in magazines such as Werk, Bauen + Wohnen, Archithese and Planphase, where he was the magazine’s co-founder and editor between 2010 - 2019. He was invited to critiques at ETH Zurich, Technical University Munich, Princeton University School of Architecture, Cornell University AAP, SoA University of Miami and Cal Poly Pomona, Los Angeles. Tibor’s photographs were exhibited and published in magazines, blogs and exhibitions. He holds a M.A. in architecture (2015) from Technical University Munich.