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post updated 14 June 2023

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14 June 2023
Residential Barn, Reppischtal
Design: Be Architektur
Residential Barn Zürich Switzerland
photo : Vito Stallone
Residential Barn Zürich

7 Jan 2022
The Circle at Zurich Airport Building News
Design: Holzer Kobler Architekturen, in coopration with Riken Yamamoto
The Circle Zurich Airport, Switzerland
photo courtesy of architects office
The Circle Zurich Airport
Housed inside the brand-new boomerang-shaped building is 80,000 sqm of greenery, coupled with what is being coined as a ‘micro-city’. From futuristic office space and marketplaces to dining and cultural options, The Circle offers everything that a business or leisure traveller could ever need or want.

26 Nov 2021
Semiramis – Robots build new Hanging Gardens, ETH Zürich
Design: Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich
Semiramis Robots build new Hanging Gardens at ETH Zürich
rendering : Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zürich
Semiramis – Robots build new Hanging Gardens
With the help of artificial intelligence and four collaborative robots, researchers at ETH Zurich are designing and fabricating a 22.5-metre-tall green architectural sculpture. Working with Müller Illien Landscape Architects, Timbatec and other partners from industry and research, researchers from the group led by ETH architecture professors Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler are creating a green architectural sculpture for the Tech Cluster Zug.

11 Dec 2020
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz square
Design: David Chipperfield Architects Berlin
Kunsthaus Zurich Switzerland
photograph : Noshe
Kunsthaus Zürich Building
After twelve years of planning and construction, the extension for the Kunsthaus Zürich is now complete. On 11 December 2020, the keys to the new building were handed over to its future user in an online ceremony. The house will open to the public in October 2021.

25 Apr 2019
Light Space Life
Light Space Life – Saota Exhibition

28 Nov 2018
Google EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich celebrates 10 years!
Design: Camenzind Evolution Architects
Google EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich offices
image Courtesy architecture office
Google EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich

29 Sep 2016
The Metropolitans
The Metropolitans in Zürich

21 Sep 2016
Tic Tric Trac Buildings, Räffelstrasse 22
Design: Baumschlager Eberle
Tic Tric Trac
photo from architects
Tic Tric Trac in Zürich

21 Sep 2016
Blumenhaus, Schiffbaustrasse 7
Design: Wiel Arets Architects (WAA)
photo from architects
Blumenhaus Zürich
A mixed-use program of office and retail, with private residences above, define the Blumenhaus.

14 Sep 2016
Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference 2016
Norman Foster Francis Aish Martha Tsigkari at AAG2016 ETH Zurich
photo from architects
Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference 2016 Zürich
Architect Lord Norman Foster and Francis Aish, Foster + Partners, presented a public keynote lecture to the Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference organised by the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich.

23 Aug 2016
K.I.S.S. Residential Development
Architects: Evolution Design
K.I.S.S. Residential Development Zurich Housing
photo : Peter Wurmli
New Zurich Housing

29 Jul 2016
Archaeology Museum, The Swiss National Museum
Archaeology Museum
photograph © Daniel Stauch
Archaeology Museum Building Zürich
The National Museum is opening its new permanent exhibition “Archaeology Switzerland”. It is located in the new building by architects Christ & Gantenbein, which sculpturally complements the horseshoe-shaped old museum building and makes a continuous and uninterrupted visitor viewing route possible.

16 Feb 2016
A Touch of Chanel
Architect: Daniele Claudio Taddei
A Touch of Chanel Zürich

12 Jan 2016
The Kameha Grand in Zurich
Design: Marcel Wanders
The Kameha Grand
picture from architects
The Kameha Grand in Zurich

5 Jan 2016
New Physics Building for ETH Zurich Design Competition, Hönggerberg Campus
Design: Stanton Williams with Stähelin Architekten
ETHZ laboratory and research Hönggerberg campus Zurich
picture from architects
ETHZ Building Zürich

27 Aug 2013
Kappel Monastery, near Zürich
Design: Atelier Kempe Thill
Kappel Monastery Building
photo from architects
Atelier Kempe Thill in collaboration with BBZ landscape architects has recently won the invited international competition for the revitalization / development of Kappel Monastery near Zürich / Switzerland, a protected historical monumental complex that today serves as a seminar hotel and educational centre of the protestant church of Zürich.

11 Jun 2013
Allianz Headquarters in Zürich – building news
Design: Wiel Arets Architects
Allianz Headquarters Building
photo © Jan Bitter
Allianz Headquarters Zürich
This is an office complex occupying two buildings linked by a series of bridges and interlocked by a central staircase rising the height of the entire building within a centrally positioned void. The building is an office complex linked and interlocked by a series of bridges and voids.

Kunsthalle Zürich
Design: Gigon/Guyer
Kunsthalle Zürich
picture © Thies Wachter
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.

Enzo Enea’s New Headquarters
Design: Oppenheim Architecture + Design
Tree Museum Switzerland
photograph from architect
Tree Museum Lake Zurich
Award-winning architect Chad Oppenheim unveils his latest project, landscape designer Enzo Enea’s headquarters on Lake Zurich, featuring the world’s first true Tree Museum.

Google EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich
Design: Camenzind Evolution
Zurich Google Office
photo from architect
Google EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich
Google is not a conventional company, and does not intend to become one. This is readily apparent in their new offices for Google’s EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich, Switzerland, where the design cultivates an energized and inspiring work environment that is relaxed but focused, and buzzing with activities.

Zurich Buildings

Major Zurich Architecture Projects, alphabetical:

Cocoon office headquarters, Seefeld
Camenzind Evolution
Cocoon Offices
picture : Nick Brändli, Zurich
Cocoon Building EMEA Engineering Hub

Community Center Aussersihl
EM2N Architects
Aussersihl Community Center
photo © Hannes Henz
Zurich community building

Conversion Theatre 11
EM2N Architects
Theatre Building Zurich
photo © Hannes Henz
Zurich theatre Building

Dolder Grand Hotel Building, Lake Zurich
Foster + Partners with Itten + Brechbühl
Lake Zurich Hotel
photo © Nigel Young
Dolder Grand Renovation / Extension

Erlenbach House, Pflugstein, nr Zurich
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Erlenbach House
photograph : Heinrich Helfenstein
Zurich home

Kunsthaus Zürich extension
David Chipperfield Architects
Kunsthaus Zürich
image © David Chipperfield Architects
Kunsthaus Zürich Extension – design competition

Railway Station Hardbruecke Upgrading
EM2N Architects
Railway Station Hardbruecke
photo © Hannes Henz
Swiss Railway Station

Rigiblick Hotel and Theatre
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Rigiblick Hotel and Theatre
photograph : Heinrich Helfenstein
Rigiblick Hotel Zurich

Residential site Cattaneo, Dietikon/Zürich
Holzer Kobler Architekturen
Residential site Cattaneo
photograph © HKA, photo Jan Bitter
Residential site Cattaneo

Seewurfel, Mixed-Use Development
Camenzind Evolution
Seewurfel Zurich
image from architect
Seewurfel Building

Sempacher Loft Apartments
Camenzind Evolution
Sempacher Loft Apartments
image from architects
Zurich apartment building

The Sequential Wall, ETH Zürich
Design: various architects
ETH Zürich wall
image © Gramazio & Kohler, ETH Zurich
The Sequential Wall

Sensational, Zürich warehouse
Architect: Daniele Claudio Taddei
Sensational Zürich
photo : Bruno Helbling, www.helblingfotografie.ch
Sensational Zurich

Siemens Restaurants
Camenzind Evolution
Siemens Restaurants
image from architects
Swiss restaurant

Siewerdtstrasse Apartmenthouse
Apartments Siewerdtstrasse
photo © Hannes Henz
Zurich apartments

The Circle, Zurich Airport
Design: Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop
The Circle at Zurich Airport
image : Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop
The Circle Zurich

Tyre Shop / Art Exchange
Camenzind Evolution
Zurich Building Switzerland
image from architects
Zurich architecture

Werd Building – Remodelling
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Werd Building Zurich
photograph : Heinrich Helfenstein
Werd Building

Werd Restaurant and Bar
Design: Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Werd Zurich
photograph : Heinz Ungers
Zurich Restaurant

Zurich Architectural Projects

Science City Zurich Buildings
KCAP Architects
Science City Zurich
image from architects
Science City Zurich Buildings

“focusTerra” exhibit, ETH Zurich
focus Terra Zurich
image from architects
focusTerra, Natural Sciences Institute

Zurich Architecture – no images

Escher-Wyss Platz – building proposal
Caruso St John

Forsterstrasse Apartments

Christian Kerez

Google Engineering Hub of Europe – building fit-out
Camenzind Evolution

House K+N, Wollerau

Valerio Olgiati

Housing project Susenbergstrasse
Susenbergstrasse apartments

Housing project Brunnenhofstrasse
Brunnenhof Housing

Ice Hockey Federation building – Copper in Architecture Award Shortlist 2005

Tilla Theus und Partner

Leimbachstrasse Housing – Design Competiiton winner – 120 co-operative apartments
Pool architekten

Letzigrund Stadion – FC Zürich Stadium Building
Bétrix & Consolascio with Frei & Ehrensperger

Leutschenbach Schule, Oelikion – Swiss School
Christian Kerez

Library of the Institute of Law

Santiago Calatrava Architects

Museum Rietberg – Glass Box : £19m Extension
Grazioli Krischanitz: Joint Venture – Büro Grazioli + Krischanitz & Frank

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

Picassoplatz office building
Peter Markli

Stadelhofen Station Building
Santiago Calatrava Architects

Susenbergstrasse – Housing
Gigon Guyer

Swiss National Museum Extension

Christ & Gantenbein

Theatre 11 Building

Üetliberg apartments

Fuhrimann & Hächler (Andrea Fuhrimann Gabrielle Häckler Architekten)

University of Zurich – Library building remodelling
Santiago Calatrava Architects

Zurich Airport Building – RIBA Awards – RIBA International Awards 2006

Zurich Concert Hall – Architecture Competition shortlist:

Christ & Gantenbein; Gigon/Guyer; Herzog & de Meuron; Zaha Hadid Architects

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