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EM2N

Koch-Areal development . Zurich

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This premiated project by EM2N is a quadratic, emblematic volume with cut-outs at two of the corners, which anchors the site in the urban plan of Zurich-Altstetten in a way that establishes identity and engages in a dialogue with the surrounding residential and commercial buildings. The new four-storey building with a rational basic structure and central circulation core is characterized by a tripartite sectional figure, spatially formulated in different ways, which consists of a glazed ground floor that opens to outdoor space, two standard floors, and a sawtooth roof. Continue reading EM2N

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EM2N

WIN4 Sports Centre . Winterthur

EM2N . WIN4 Sports Centre . Winterthur afasia (2)

EM2N . photos: © Roger Frei . + baunetz

The WIN4 Sports Centre in Winterthur is located beside the existing Deutweg ice arena. Catering for both mass and top-level sport, this new project is intended to have an impact far beyond the city of Winterthur. On this account a kind of architecture was aimed for that translates these national and international ambitions into a memorable architectural language. Three distinctively different building volumes form an ensemble and define a shared outdoor space. Continue reading EM2N