Architektur zürich

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Project • By JansenOffices


YOND is situated at the former Siemens site in Zurich’s Albisrieden district and is an entirely new type of office building. The rooms and spaces within the shimmering silver building can be adapted to individual requirements. The use of steel as a material enabled the constructors to retain a narrow, streamlined interior view while, at the same time, the steel and aluminium mullion-and-transom façade has an element width of 2.80 meters and a height of 4.40 meters. The large glass surfaces give a feeling of space. The result is endless possibilities with a minimum of additional components. The façade covers an area of 7,800 square metres. More

Project • By JansenApartments

Schlotterbeck Areal

For many years it was the home of the iconic Citroën DS, pronounced ‘Déesse’ which also means goddess in French: the former ‘Garage Schlotterbeck’ was built in 1951 as a showroom and workshop for passenger cars. Citroën used the building for its original purpose right up until 2011. Today, the Schlotterbeck site is home to 2150 square metres of commercial space and 104 apartments. The round building with its access ramps was built to a height of 40 metres with a cylindrical tower.  On the façade, the VISS Basic and VISS Fire EI 60 façade system, with the necessary fire resistance class, ensures narrow face widths and a large glass surface. Windows and double doors are made from he... More

Project • By AMJGS ArchitekturApartments

Renovation and extension of a hertiage-protected

Built in 1891, the heritage-protected residential building has seen many changes throughout the years. While it was able to maintain its exterior appearance, it was completely gutted in the 70’s, leaving little of the original structure. For both, architect and client it was clear that the old building had to be restored as historically accurately as possible reviving the original character of the period of promoterism. In addition, a new structure designed in steel and glass, playfully sets a contrast and recalls industrial buildings of the period. Reestablishing the original appearance while adhering to modern building codes led to a deep intervention within the structure. The oil-fired furnace was removed and replaced with a heat... More