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Herzog & de Meuron

Zentrum für Zahnmedizin Hottingen . Zurich

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Herzog & de Meuron

What kind of a place will this become?
What was once a beautiful area in the Hottinger neighborhood with villas and grand buildings is now overused, impassable; it has lost its charm. Preserving the various historical buildings makes sense if the overall layout is corrected, if green spaces are restored, and if a new garden is created. This can succeed if the new Center for Dentistry (ZZM) integrates itself without dominating the site, thanks to a concept that keeps the size of the volumes reasonable. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron

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Herzog & de Meuron

Volkshaus Hotel . Basel

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The pre-opening phase of the hotel at Volkshaus Basel starts this Friday 27 November. Embedded in a lively, central and historic location, Herzog & de Meuron’s initial project for the Volkshaus Basel opened in 2012 with renovations to the brasserie, bar, beer garden, and event spaces. 8 years on, a hotel with 45 rooms has now been completely integrated into the complex; the Volkshaus Basel revives a variety of historic uses and activates its original building as a place “for the people” at the heart of the city. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron