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Bus depot and school ‘Schellerareal’ . Wetzikon

DÜRIG . Bus depot and school ‘Schellerareal’ . Wetzikon Ruedi Walti afasia (5)

DÜRIG AG . photos: © Ruedi Walti

The superimposition of bus depot and school becomes the main architectural theme. In the composition, the two parts condition and enrich each other and form an unmistakable unity. The dematerialized glass-aluminum body of the school building floats above the heavy base of glazed clinker bricks. Continue reading DÜRIG

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Dürig . IttenBrechbühl

Vortex student housing . chavannes-près-rennens

Dürig . IttenBrechbühl . Vortex student housing . chavannes-près-rennens afasia (1)

Dürig Architekten . IttenBrechbühl . photos: © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG . + baunetz

Located on the periphery of the University of Lausanne, the Vortex will house nearly 1,000 students and academic guests by the end of this summer. This iconic building was financed by the Caisse de pensions de l’Etat de Vaud and built by Losinger Marazzi, with IttenBrechbühl as an architectural director. The Vortex already welcomed the 1,800 athletes taking part in the Youth Olympic Games at Lausanne from 9 to 22 January 2020. «As soon as the client confirmed the contract placement, planning went into top gear and coordination was highly focused. We had 900 days to build 900 rooms.» (Guillaume Schobinger, project manager at IttenBrechbühl). Hosting the Youth Olympic Games gave a tremendous boost to the construction of this student accommodation facility. Continue reading Dürig . IttenBrechbühl