On the Erlenmatt Ost site in the north of Kleinbasel a new urban quarter is developing. At its heart sits an abandoned silo, built in 1912 for the Basler Grain and Cacao Beans Dry Storage Company which is now being converted into a multi faceted venue for the wider local community.
Developed by the Habitat Foundation in collaboration with the Verein TALENT a broad variety of cultural activities intended to promote participation, openness and to vitalise the district will be available. Continue reading Harry Gugger
The new building for the Arts and Design Department of the University of Applied Sciences of Lucerne is being built on the site of the former MonoSuisse factory the now called Viscosistadt in Emmenbrücke, located outside of Lucerne. Continue reading Harry Gugger
The corner plot of Thurgauerstrasse/Glattparkstrasse forms with the opposite building construction the gateway to Opfikon and to the Glattpark. Located on the border between Zurich and Opfikon, with direct access to the traffic artery Thurgauerstrasse by public transport, the plot will host a Renault car dealer, a hotel and residential complex for people of different ages and backgrounds. Continue reading Harry Gugger
Striking slopes lift off the Hirtenweg property from the Hörnliallee. They make the small plateau a protected and yet open island. Today, there are various “living biotopes” on this island. The charming small scale of the buildings in the north with their different intensity used gardens, the strict residential buildings from the late 70s with the central meadow and finally the idyllic community garden in the south of the area are each their own worlds, which are interwoven by groups of trees and magnificent single trees and so on be connected to each other. Continue reading Harry Gugger
One can understand the guiding principles of the Odd Fellows as a pursuit of coherence. The values of mindfulness, respect, candour and tolerance towards other opinions and different cultures and religions, all aim at the constructive cohesion of civil society. Continue reading Harry Gugger