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Caruso St John

Offices and Housing . Fribourg

Caruso St John . Offices and Housing . Fribourg (1)

Caruso St John Architects

This commission was won in an invited competition organised by the city. The design provides a mix of uses on a complex central site overlooking the historic city, on steeply sloping land and adjacent to the railway. The building has the complex form of a castle, with three towers rising from an extensive base. The wider base encloses a central courtyard, together with the retaining wall of the railway. Commercial spaces are placed at street level, offices on the lower floors, and apartments and student accommodation are arranged in the towers. The facades are made with a greenish brick, and the french windows together with the rhythm of the balconies, gives the building complex a more mediterranean character that fits the atmosphere of the place. Continue reading Caruso St John

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Caruso St John

Office Building Escher Wyss . Zurich

Caruso St John . Office Building Escher Wyss . Zurich  (1)

Caruso St John Architects

Caruso St John Architects have won the competition for a new office building in the Escher-Wyss district of Zürich west. The building, comprised of offices on the upper floors with retail and public amenities on the ground floor, will stand adjacent to Hardbrücke road bridge alongside a number of listed industrial buildings. The project is being developed by Allreal Generalunternehmung AG. Continue reading Caruso St John