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Feldeggstrasse Office Building, 2022⁠–⁠2023
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Feldeggstrasse Office Building, 2022⁠–⁠2023

A study delves into the feasibility of transforming an existing structure on Feldeggstrasse in Zurich into an office space. Its connectivity to central transportation nodes, such as Zurich Airport and highways, ensures optimal accessibility, while the plot and building regulations put forward a framework within which a conversion's size and potential modifications are framed to suit its new function.



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Nordtrakt Hauptbahnhof, 2022⁠–⁠2025
200
Nordtrakt Hauptbahnhof, 2022⁠–⁠2025

New retail spaces were made available in areas of the north wing of Zurich Main Station. An updated plan proposes the addition of a new food and retail area arranged around the existing atrium and allows for efficient circulation via a central staircase spanning two floors.



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Badenerstrasse Apartment Building, 2021
195
Badenerstrasse Apartment Building, 2021

Given the stipulated high-rise typology and its strategic placement at the juncture of the Altstetten, Albisrieden, and Aussersihl districts, this tower design is highly visible from afar and, with its design, introduces a building form that is consistent with its urban surroundings.



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Neumünster Park, 2021
192
Neumünster Park, 2021

The primary principle of this competition submission is the accentuation of the typological character of the existing: the urban, street-facing facade of Draht and Neudraht, a building within a park, all while preserving their core structural integrity.



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Erlenmatt Campus and Apartment Building, 2021
187
Erlenmatt Campus and Apartment Building, 2021

Located in the northeastern end of the Erlenmatt district, the robust and slightly elevated building block redefines the area, impacting the city, as well as its traffic and landscape spaces. The composition of this building block densifies and organizes the courtyard space between Erlenmatt Campus and the slender residential building to the south.



181
Google Zürich Masterplan, 2015⁠–⁠2016
181
Google Zürich Masterplan, 2015⁠–⁠2016

The Google Zürich Masterplan includes analyses of both the Hürlimann and Europaallee sites, exploring their spatial potential, evaluating the firm’s needs, and proposing how to best utilize these spaces. The masterplan formulates options for each site, taking into consideration the pre-existing and potential future connections between both locations. The specific space and usage requirements were explored through stakeholde



180
Im Heuried Apartment Building, 2020⁠–⁠2024
180
Im Heuried Apartment Building, 2020⁠–⁠2024

The characteristic urban morphology of the Heuried residential district in Alt-Wiedikon was established in the late 1940s post-war building boom, when perimeter developments transitioned to housing blocks, and vast green spaces emerged, providing park-like residential settings that remain a signature of this district in Zurich. The typology of this intervention, which is currently under construction, embodies an essentially linear design. 



177
Maag Live, 2020
177
Maag Live, 2020

The Maag complex is located in the very center of Zurich and is directly adjacent to the Prime Tower and Hardbrücke railway station. The Maaglive project aims to transform this site into a lively urban center, drawing inspiration from the industrial past of one of the last remaining plots of the Zurich West development plan. 



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Rösslimatt Area, 2019⁠–⁠2020
176
Rösslimatt Area, 2019⁠–⁠2020

The proposal comprises a ground floor with high ceilings, a mezzanine, three typical floors, and an attic. Its generously proportioned, tectonically joined, and robust façade with an industrial aesthetic is structured with loggias on its longer side, determining the expression of this visually condensed urban building block.



175
Militärkaserne Zürich, 2020⁠–⁠2026
175
Militärkaserne Zürich, 2020⁠–⁠2026

The military barracks of Zürich are integrated into an extensive compound designed according to the master plan by Johann Caspar Wolff. The northern side of the compound is comprised of stables, a riding arena, depots, the parade ground and the armoury, organized in a staggered, axial arrangement. The grounds extend over the River Sihl, connecting the city centre and the Aussersihl district. 



173
Lokstadt, 2019
173
Lokstadt, 2019

Lokstadt, a former industrial hub of the Swiss Locomotive and Machine Factory (SLM), a new, versatile, and sustainable urban district is taking shape in the center of Winterthur. Within this urban context, a plethora of developments are being designed, ranging from diverse types of housing, offices, co-working spaces, hotels, gastronomy, and retail.



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Roots & Collective Bakery, 2018⁠–⁠2022
172
Roots & Collective Bakery, 2018⁠–⁠2022

Roots, the vegan restaurant which also serves as the canteen for On Running’s team, is housed on the first floor of the Atmos high-rise building in Zurich West, home to 17 floors of On's offices. 



168
On Labs, 2018⁠–⁠2022
168
On Labs, 2018⁠–⁠2022

Spillmann Echsle’s interior fit-out for On, a collaboration with Specific Generic of Stockholm, reflects the architectural logic of the building as a whole and forms a spatial link between the two different worlds of product development housed within: the “lab”, which occupies the structure’s four-storey base, and the “neighbourhoods” above, where marketing, logistics, and sales activities take place.



166
Brunnenhof Radio Studio, 2020⁠–⁠2025
166
Brunnenhof Radio Studio, 2020⁠–⁠2025

The Radiostudio Brunnenhof complex, located in Zurich’s sixth district, was built in two phases: the first by Otto Dürr from 1932–1937 and the second by Willy Rost and Max Bill in 1967 and today, parts of the complex are listed. With the surrounding Unterstrass neighbourhood experiencing rapid growth and changes, there's an increasing demand for educational spaces and associated programs such as after-school programming. Once the complex is vacated by the radio studio, the building ensemble will be converted into a secondary school and a music center.



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Hoch 3 Community Center, 2019
158
Hoch 3 Community Center, 2019

A new neighbourhood centre offers the district Witikon a meeting place close to a church, where people can gather and exchange ideas in an easy-going manner.



157
Creative Hub, 2017⁠–⁠2018
157
Creative Hub, 2017⁠–⁠2018

To accommodate creative professionals, Spillmann Echsle's strategy for this adaptive re-use of the warehouse into an office and studio framework named "Creative Hub" considerably repairs the existing spaces by stripping away double floors, suspended ceilings, and partition walls.



156
Freitag Store Milan, 2017
156
Freitag Store Milan, 2017

A series of interventions introduce a sense of structure and organization to FREITAG's retail space in Milano. 



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Haus zur Sommerau, 2017⁠–⁠2018
150
Haus zur Sommerau, 2017⁠–⁠2018

The listed Haus Zur Sommerau in Uetikon near Zurich stands on a ridge next to school buildings, a community center, and the Uetikon church hill. The property is defined by its large garden, featuring "Brezelwegen" pathways, plant beds, enclosures, and historical gates reminiscent of grand bourgeois residences.



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Halle 550, 2016⁠–⁠2020
146
Halle 550, 2016⁠–⁠2020

The historic ABB halls in Oerlikon prevail as significant architectural testaments to Zurich's industrial past. Their cultural relevance is further accentuated due to their proximity to the commercial and residential areas of Neu-Oerlikon. Following a revision of updated building regulations, these halls are now permanently preserved and, for the most part, designated as protected structures.



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Google Building G, 2016⁠–⁠2017
144
Google Building G, 2016⁠–⁠2017

Adjacent to Zurich Main Station railway tracks, the interior fit-out of Google’s Building G marks the next phase of the firm’s office expansion following the successful completion of the Sihlpost Zurich.



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Google Building A10, 2015⁠–⁠2017
143
Google Building A10, 2015⁠–⁠2017

Google, headquartered in California, is expanding its location in Zurich, focusing on engineering. It will lease a total area of around 60,000m2 in the Europaallee over the next four years. The first phase is the Sihlpost, which has an interior fit-out over four floors and a surface area of 5400m2 for 300 workstations.



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Spittel Areal, 2016⁠–⁠2023
135
Spittel Areal, 2016⁠–⁠2023

In a renovation project led by Spillmann Echsle, the business building facing Bahnhofstrasse and the one-story pedestal to the west were preserved and updated. This new addition incorporates the surrounding building blocks and expands upon the original structure.



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Neue Schule, 2014⁠–⁠2017
134
Neue Schule, 2014⁠–⁠2017

Through this intervention, the main building, the ancillary building, and the new basement are merged into one unit, while at the same time, the independent expression of the individual parts is strengthened.



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Google Bederstrasse, 2015⁠–⁠2020
128
Google Bederstrasse, 2015⁠–⁠2020

Google is known for setting the standards in creativity and a pioneering management style – a trait that manifests itself in highly innovative office designs. The objective of this project was to conceive a highly original, creative, flexible, and adaptable working environment in order to cater to the diverse needs of the employees.



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Maag Concert Hall, 2016⁠–⁠2017
120
Maag Concert Hall, 2016⁠–⁠2017

A concert hall constructed from simple and inexpensive spruce wood was inserted as a wooden box in a former production hall. In the intermediate area outside the wooden vessel and within the industrial building’s walls, visitors see the raw and honest character of the elementary wooden construction. 



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Freitag Store Tokyo, 2013
119
Freitag Store Tokyo, 2013

Set in Shibuya, a busy shopping and fashion district, the Freitag Store Tokyo capitalizes on a unique opportunity to connect two streets and provide shopfronts on both sides.



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House of Switzerland, 2014
116
House of Switzerland, 2014

The House of Switzerland is a mobile building that serves a diplomatic function representing Switzerland’s prfessional sporting interests, traveling to various international locations. Its wooden construction displays a concurrence between traditional carpentry and state of the art timber engineering. The largely standardized construction consists of 193 elements, manifesting a clear, tectonic expression. 



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Wilbrunnenstrasse Residential Study, 2013
114
Wilbrunnenstrasse Residential Study, 2013

A two-floor volume provides living space over the entire depth of its first floor, with a view of a lake to the north and natural sunlight from the south. On the upper floor, a carefully devised layout provides ample privacy and comfort.



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Tanzwerk 101, 2012⁠–⁠2013
107
Tanzwerk 101, 2012⁠–⁠2013

Tanzwerk houses the kinesthetic program of Switzerland’s largest dance school, dividing the space into 12 dance studios, a large performance auditorium and workrooms with various service areas.



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Learning Factory, 2011
103
Learning Factory, 2011

The objective of this competition was to transform an existing industrial hall, turning it into an inspiring training hub for knowledge sharing for an international company.



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Lutherstrasse Conversion, 2017⁠–⁠2018
101
Lutherstrasse Conversion, 2017⁠–⁠2018

The retained architectural essence marries the building's historical splendor with the nuances of modern residence, underscoring Spillmann Echsle's signature approach to updating historical spaces.



100
Tiefenbrunnen Commercial Building, 2011⁠–⁠2028
100
Tiefenbrunnen Commercial Building, 2011⁠–⁠2028

The architectural language of this commercial development, with a length of 135 meters follows the tradition of post-war commercial headquarters along Bellerivestrasse. The finely structured urban volume building adopts a vertical segmentation: an elevated basement level, a central section, and a high attic level, distinctly designed as a crowning structure.



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Birchsteg Apartment Building, 2011⁠–⁠2014
92
Birchsteg Apartment Building, 2011⁠–⁠2014

The compact plot at the end of Birchsteg footbridge borders the Zurich-Oerlikon railway bank, where high-noise reduction requirements dictated the selection of a solid construction method for a new apartment building. The single-shell, exposed concrete structure houses four residential units. Each unit spans one floor around a central core encompassing the staircase, elevator, and bathrooms.



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Freitag Noerd Cafeteria, 2011
89
Freitag Noerd Cafeteria, 2011

A cafeteria integrates two zones: a lounge, accessible 24/7, and a designated lunch space. The open module incorporates diverse elements such as a bar, kitchen, pick-up area, delivery access, and other essential infrastructure components.



80
Mythenstrasse, 2011
80
Mythenstrasse, 2011

The existing detached single-family house, built in 1945, is set back from the street next to another property in a quiet residential area in Kilchberg, Zurich. To adapt the small house to meet the current needs of a young family, the building volume is increased to the full extent allowed under local zoning laws. By raising the roof and extending the width of the structure, the overall size was increased without altering its impact on its surroundings.



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Reinhardstrasse Apartment Building, 2010⁠–⁠2016
79
Reinhardstrasse Apartment Building, 2010⁠–⁠2016

Bay windows of various sizes and rooms and balconies of this multi-family house with six apartments and an office interweave with the cityscape, pushing outwards like force vectors. The residential apartment building in Zürich’s Seefeld merges into the dense area like a hinge. 



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Freitag Factory Noerd, 2010⁠–⁠2011
78
Freitag Factory Noerd, 2010⁠–⁠2011

The Freitag factory in Zurich-Oerlikon is housed in the Noerd commercial building. Featuring production facilities and design studios, as well as logistics and administration, the floor, 10’000-square-meter space accommodates over 120 employees. The facility also includes a staff canteen and a factory shop.



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LUPK Areal, 2009
72
LUPK Areal, 2009

The specific morphological shape of the proposed buildings is primarily defined by a single "house" component, replicated at scale.



68
Freitag Store Berlin, 2009
68
Freitag Store Berlin, 2009

Aligning with the principles set forth by Spillmann Echle’s global concept for all Freitag stores, the Berlin shop’s functional modules and units were seamlessly integrated into the stripped structure of a landmark building. 



67
Freitag Store Cologne, 2008
67
Freitag Store Cologne, 2008

A wooden tunnel leading to one of the largest collections of Freitag bags north of Zurich.



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Vorwerk, 2008⁠–⁠2010
62
Vorwerk, 2008⁠–⁠2010

Spilmann Echsle’s refurbishment of a former production facility prioritizes horizontal and vertical flexibility to accommodate various use cases, where the ease of installation and de-installation of the floor and partitioning elements is paramount.



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House P., 2008⁠–⁠2010
60
House P., 2008⁠–⁠2010

The new six room construction comprises of an attic level, two main floors and an underground garage. Its formal architectural vocabulary is clear, authentic and unadorned.



55
Rauti-Huus, 2012⁠–⁠2015
55
Rauti-Huus, 2012⁠–⁠2015

Together with the neighbouring building at Albisriederstrasse 226, the commercial building designed by Rudolf Kuhn in 1947 forms an architectural ensemble whose consistent urban appearance represents a piece of Zurich’s industrial architecture. The subtle façade modulations, the rhythmic design of the stair towers and the large and bright entrance areas are typical of the late 1940s.



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Vogt House, 2008⁠–⁠2010
51
Vogt House, 2008⁠–⁠2010

The Vogt House is a protected heritage building. Thoughtful spatial sequences and internal reconfigurations brought the residence up to contemporary living standards.



50
Ackermannstrasse, 2006⁠–⁠2008
50
Ackermannstrasse, 2006⁠–⁠2008

A commitment to contextual architecture and sustainability becomes evident in this combination of modern comfort and historical typologies.



49
House Rüschlikon, 2006⁠–⁠2008
49
House Rüschlikon, 2006⁠–⁠2008

The renovation of a home from the 1950s offers a lesson in spatial economy. 



46
House Uesslingen, 2006⁠–⁠2008
46
House Uesslingen, 2006⁠–⁠2008

A 300-square-meter detached family house sits on an incline at the periphery of Üsslingen, Switzerland. The home is built as a sustainable, prefabricated timber structure atop a pre-cast concrete basement, while the existing topography shapes its placement. 



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Freitag Flagship Store, 2006
40
Freitag Flagship Store, 2006

A standardised 20-foot shipping container is transformed into a building block for an architectural intervention: A stepped tower rises 9 units up from a 5 x 2-unit base.



28
Zollikon School Facility, 2004
28
Zollikon School Facility, 2004

A compact three-story design for a proposed school in Zollikon melds with the local topography and contributes a characteristic identity to the site. Its configuration connects the historic village center of the town with the school, a community house, and sports facilities.



14
Rüschlikon School, 2002
14
Rüschlikon School, 2002

A new structure for a multipurpose hall of a school in Switzerland seamlessly integrates between the existing primary school and community center. 



11
Pflegi Naters, 2002
11
Pflegi Naters, 2002

A new structure rests in the park like a large boulder.


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