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Buchner Bründler

HOUSE refurbishment . Allschwil

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Distinctive black single-pitch roofs and red windows dominate the exterior of an early 1960s house, located in a quiet residential area in Allschwil. The compact structure was extended by a two-storey living area in 1968. Further structural additions followed in association with a change of use and extension of the garage. These interventions caused the spatial and architectural design of the building to become illegible – cuts and breaks were created. The conversion is intended to reconcile these junctions, as well as to meet the client’s desire to have a guest room. Continue reading Buchner Bründler

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PAPIERI QUARTER . Cham

Buchner Bründler . PAPIERI QUARTER . Cham  afasia (1)

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The idle paper mill at the northern edge of Cham will be turned into a new quarter. Surrounded by forests and meadows before production began in the steadily growing industrial area 360 years ago, the spatial gap between the city and the “Papieri” site has slowly closed. Recent relocation of production to Italy has given the local population an opportunity to make new use of the area. Continue reading Buchner Bründler

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Klinik Arlesheim . Arlesheim

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Background
The municipal area of Arlesheim is located on the slope of the Gempen. Solitary structures made it possible to create an extensive open green space, presenting itself as a heterogeneous landscape garden. The site making up the Ita Wegman Clinic in this dispersed settlement is also characterised by free-standing buildings dating back to the foundation of the clinic. The large solitary structure of the new building is intended to complement the urban programme of the series of individual buildings. Continue reading Buchner Bründler