Kubota & Bachmann – Zurich Architects Studio

Kubota & Bachmann Architects, Switzerland, Zürich Design Studio, Buildings, Practice

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Kubota & Bachmann Architects – Latest Designs

Key Buildings arranged chronologically:

Taichung City Cultural Center, Taichung, Taiwan
Design: Kubota & Bachmann Architects
Taichung City Cultural Center
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Taichung City Cultural Center – 4 Jun 2013
The main purpose of the Taichung City Cultural Center (TCCC) is the integration of the Gateway Park and the best practice implementation of green architectural policies.

Hotel Park and Seeallee, Heiden, Switzerland
Design: Kubota & Bachmann Architects + Martinez
New Swiss Hotel Building
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New Swiss Hotel Building – 22 Apr 2013
The Park Hotel is located in a strategic point in Heiden, where different urban conditions come together: The landscape continuity crossing the plot area, the particular building density and its relevant position from the main entrance to the city.

New Central Library in Berlin, Germany
Design: Kubota & Bachmann Architects + Martinez
New Central Library Berlin
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New Central Library Berlin – 8 Apr 2013
This is a building proposal for the Berlin Central Library. Strategically sited within the city adjacent to the new Tempelhoff Park. The new building should be viewed as a point of departure and is directly associated to the city’s commitment to future urban development within this area.

Primary School and Gym Erlenmatt, Basel, north Switzerland
Design: Kubota & Bachmann Architects
Swiss School Building
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Swiss Primary School Building – 2 Mar 2013
According to the architects the main objective of the building design is to “serve the demands of the educational demands an appropriate architectural condition”. The interior design offers a wide range of functionality and flexibility. The daylight is used in an optimal way.

New Swiss Embassy in Seoul, South Korea
Design: Kubota & Bachmann Architects
New Swiss Embassy Seoul Building
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Kubota & Bachmann Architects – latest design – 4 Dec 2012
This proposal for the new Swiss embassy serves as a worthy representation of the Swiss Confederation in Seoul. Its design aims to respond to environmental factors, site context, and climate conditions. The subtly detailed architecture is secluded by a surrounding wall and vegetative screen.

Helsinki Central Library Architecture Competition entry
Kubota & Bachmann Architects+Martinez
Library Building Helsinki
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Library Competition Helsinki – 21 Nov 2012
Shared Dreams is a proposal for the new Helsinki Library, sited at a strategic point within the city, the cultural cluster in the Töölönlahti area, with the Helsinki Music Centre, the Aalto congress centre, and the Kiasma contemporary art museum. Office buildings and housing also contribute to urban life around the Makasiinipuisto Park. The new library is committed to strengthening this cluster.

Key Projects by Kubota & Bachmann Architects

Key Kubota & Bachmann Buildings, alphabetical:

Klaksvík City Center, Faroe Islands Design Competition
Design: Kubota & Bachmann Architects_LCC
Klaksvík City Center Design
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Faroe Islands Design Contest – 4 Jun 2012
This urban design competition was arranged by Klaksvík Town Municipality located in the northern part of the Faroe Islands. This brief was the basis of the urban design competition for the town center in Klaksvík and the competition outline was arranged by Klaksvík Municipality in cooperation with Selmar Nielsen Arkitektur and the competition conditions of Arkitektafelag Føroyar. The architecture competition was open to all.

Taipei City Museum of Art, NTCArt, Taiwan
[2011]
New Taipei City Museum of Art design
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New Taipei City Museum of Art design
Competition entry: New Taipei City Museum of Art New Taipei City Museum of Art design
The New Taipei City Museum of Art (NTCArt) is located in the south of Taipei city, in between the mountains and Dahan River. The museum minimizes its footprint on the original site in being designed vertical, thus creating an urban totem.

Busan Opera House – Design, South Korea
[2011]
Design: Kubota & Bachmann Architects
Busan Opera House
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Busan Opera House – 15 Aug 2011
Busan is the fifth largest port of the world. The Busan Opera House is located in the Busan North Port development area. This zone is home to a cultural complex department, museums, a maritime culture center, a cruise center, waterfront causeway, public parks, an opera, a theater and a business district.

Sankt Kjelds Plads – Europan 11, Copenhagen, Denmark
[2011]
Design: Kubota & Bachmann Architects
Sankt Kjelds Plads
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Sankt Kjelds Plads – 16 Dec 2011
BIO DIVERCITY – Sankt Kjelds Plads Master Planning
To clarify the two axes: The streets are actually crowded by parked cars. This needs to be removed to increase the attractiveness of the area for pedestrians and cyclists. Moreover, the space occupied by cars will be transformed into green areas and pedestrian paths. Space for cars will be limited to one lane, with a separate lane for cycles.

Kaohsiung Maritime Culture & Pop Music Center, Taiwan
[2011]
Kaohsiung Port Terminal
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Kaohsiung Port Terminal – 2 Feb 2011
2nd Phase of competition – Prize: Honorable Mention
Kaohsiung Port Terminal, Taiwan Design Competition – entry by Kubota & Bachmann Architects
Proposal for Kaohsiung Maritime Cultural & Popular Music Center Design and Construction Supervision Service Project.

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Kubota & Bachmann Zürich – Practice Information

Kubota & Bachmann Architects – design studio based in Zürich, Switzerland with a sub office in Paris, France.

Kubota & Bachmann Architects : Swiss Architect

Kubota and Bachmann Architects GmbH is a modern and dynamic architecture firm based in Zurich, Switzerland. Although Kubota and Bachmann Architects GmbH was founded only in December 2010, the collaboration of Toshihiro Kubota and Yves Bachmann has a rich and varied history dating back to their first encounter in 2001 at Ateliers Jean Nouvel in Paris.

Toshihiro Kubota:
Toshihiro Kubota
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Born in Ibaraki (Japan), Toshihiro Kubota works since 2000 on a regular basis with Ateliers Jean Nouvel and was appointed partner in 2007. He played inter alia a key role actively in the Denmark Radio Concert Hall Copenhagen, the Paris Philharmonic and the Atlantis 3000 Casino Complex in Las Vegas.

Yves Bachmann:
Yves Bachmann
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The Swiss architect Yves Bachmann left Ateliers Jean Nouvel in 2003 to start working for Iria Degen Interiors. He was actively involved in the conception of luxury resorts, offices and homes as for instance the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town and the Restaurant Globus Löwenplatz in Zurich.

With awards received for an international master plan competition in Zurich and the Maritime Culture and Pop Music Center in Kaoshiung (Taiwan), the Kubota and Bachmann Architects GmbH demonstrates competencies in a wide range of disciplines. Its creative team covers all domains of architecture, interior design and urbanism. Last but not least a joint venture with landscape architects and environmentalists contribute to the success story of Kubota and Bachmann Architects GmbH.

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