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Contemporary Swiss Architecture Practice – Zurich Architects Firm

post updated 6 May 2021

Gigon/Guyer – Latest Design

Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland
Date built:
Kunsthalle Building Zürich by Gigon/Guyer Architects
picture © GigonGuyer
Kunsthalle Zürich
The Kunsthalle Zürich will re-open to the public in its new permanent home in the Löwenbräu art complex in Zurich on 10 June 2012 with the special exhibition, Looking Back for the Future. Since it was founded in 1985, the Kunsthalle Zürich has established itself as one of Europe’s most influential art institutions, helping to define the direction of contemporary art. Having moved to a series of different venues in its early years, the Kunsthalle has been based in the Löwenbräu art complex since 1996.

Gigon/Guyer – Major Projects

Almere – Residential and Retail Building, The Netherlands
Dates built: 2002-07
Almere Building
photo © Adrian Welch
Almere Residential Buildings

Kunstmuseum Basel – remodelling, Switzerland
Dates built: 2003-07
Kunstmuseum Basel Building by Gigon/Guyer Architects
photo : the antillia collective
Basel Architecture

Swiss Museum of Transport, Lucerne, Switzerland
Date built: 2009
Swiss Museum of Transport by Gigon/Guyer Architects
image from architect studio
Swiss Museum of Transport
The current project is based on the 1999 competition. At that point the brief represented an urban design vision for the gradual renovation of the museum complex with its various buildings exhibiting the different means of transport, as well as a new building for the Road Transport Hall.

Selected Projects by Gigon/Guyer

Buildings by Gigon/Guyer Architects arranged chronologically:

Kirchner Museum Davos, Switzerland
Date built: 1992

Residential housing, Kilchberg, Switzerland
Date built: 1996

O. Reinhart Collection Römerholz, Winterthur, Switzerland
Date built: 1998
Building Extension and Renovation

Museum Liner Appenzell Building, Switzerland
Date built: 1998
Museum Liner Appenzell

Signal box, Zurich, Switzerland
Date built: 1999

Archaeological Museum and Park, Kalkriese, Osnabrück, Germany
Date built: 2002

Housing project Susenbergstrasse, Zurich
Date built: 2000
Susenbergstrasse apartments

Auditorium University of Zurich Building

Museum for the collection Albers/Honegger Mouans Sartoux, France

Housing project ‘Pflegi’, Zürich

Art Gallery Henze&Ketterer, Wichtrach, Switzerland

Remodelling of the Art Museum Basel, Switzerland – see link further up this page

Housing/office building Almere, The Netherlands

Housing project Brunnenhofstrasse, Zurich
Brunnenhof Housing

Housing project Park Grünenberg, Wädenswil, Switzerland
Park Grünenberg Housing

Swiss Museum of Transport, Lucerne (link above)

Office building ‘Prime Tower’ with annexes, Zurich
Prime Tower Zurich Building

More buildings by Gigon/Guyer Architekten online soon

Location: Zurich, Switzerland, central Europe

Zurich Architects Practice Information

Gigon/Guyer architect studio based in Zurich, Switzerland.

This architects office was established with Kirchner Museum competition win, Davos, 1989

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Weltpostpark site buildings, Bern
Design: SSA Architekten, Basel, Switzerland
Weltpostpark residential buildings Bern
photograph © Ruedi Walti
Weltpostpark residential buildings Bern
The last apartments in the SSA Architekten-designed Weltpostpark development are now occupied. The striking six-storey residential buildings have an urban feel about them, while the park-like surroundings and the varied clinker brick facades create a homely atmosphere.

Rosengarten Student Residence, Bucheggstrasse, Zürich
Design: ETH Zurich
Rosengarten Student Residence Zurich Switzerland
images courtesy of architects studio
Rosengarten Student Residence in Zürich
The 18 shared housing units offer an affordable place to live tailored to the needs of its 130 student residents. At the same time, the district of Wipkingen will benefit from facilities and services for childcare, commercial space and a public park.

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