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We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Zurich Building, Switzerland. We aim to include projects that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both.

We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Switzerland. The focus is on contemporary buildings but information on traditional buildings is also welcome.

Zurich Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Zurich Architecture Tours
Zurich Architecture Walking Tours – latest architectural walks launched by e-architect
Cocoon Offices Zurich
picture : Camenzind Evolution, Zurich
Our 52nd city around the world – experienced building guides

Architecture in Switzerland – chronological list

Latest architectural posts from 2016:

21 Sep 2016
Tic Tric Trac Buildings, Räffelstrasse 22
Design: Baumschlager Eberle
Tic Tric Trac
photo from architects
Tic Tric Trac in Zürich

21 Sep 2016
Blumenhaus, Schiffbaustrasse 7
Design: Wiel Arets Architects (WAA)
photo from architects

Blumenhaus Zürich
A mixed-use program of office and retail, with private residences above, define the Blumenhaus.

Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference 2016
Norman Foster Francis Aish Martha Tsigkari at AAG2016 ETH Zurich
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Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference 2016 Zürich – 14 Sep 2016
Architect Lord Norman Foster and Francis Aish, Foster + Partners, presented a public keynote lecture to the Advances in Architectural Geometry Conference organised by the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich.

K.I.S.S. Residential Development
Architects: Evolution Design
K.I.S.S. Residential Development Zurich Housing
photo : Peter Wurmli

New Zurich Housing – 23 Aug 2016

Archaeology Museum, The Swiss National Museum
Archaeology Museum
photograph © Daniel Stauch

Archaeology Museum Building Zürich – 29 Jul 2016
The National Museum is opening its new permanent exhibition “Archaeology Switzerland”. It is located in the new building by architects Christ & Gantenbein, which sculpturally complements the horseshoe-shaped old museum building and makes a continuous and uninterrupted visitor viewing route possible.

A Touch of Chanel
Architect: Daniele Claudio Taddei
A Touch of Chanel Zürich – 16 Feb 2016

The Kameha Grand in Zurich
Design: Marcel Wanders
The Kameha Grand
picture from architects

The Kameha Grand in Zurich – 12 Jan 2016

New Physics Building for ETH Zurich Design Competition, Location: Hönggerberg Campus
Design: Stanton Williams with Stähelin Architekten
ETHZ laboratory and research Hönggerberg campus Zurich
picture from architects

ETHZ Building Zürich – 5 Jan 2016

Kappel Monastery, near Zürich – 27 Aug 2013
Design: Atelier Kempe Thill
Kappel Monastery Building
photo from architects

Atelier Kempe Thill in collaboration with BBZ landscape architects has recently won the invited international competition for the revitalization / development of Kappel Monastery near Zürich / Switzerland, a protected historical monumental complex that today serves as a seminar hotel and educational centre of the protestant church of Zürich.

Allianz Headquarters in Zürich – building news
Design: Wiel Arets Architects
Allianz Headquarters Building
photo © Jan Bitter

Allianz Headquarters Zürich – 11 Jun 2013
This is an office complex occupying two buildings linked by a series of bridges and interlocked by a central staircase rising the height of the entire building within a centrally positioned void. The building is an office complex linked and interlocked by a series of bridges and voids. Once completed, the Allianz Headquarters will be composed of a high-rise tower and a five story building, both with a program of mainly office space, set within an urban plan based on a modified block structure.

Kunsthalle Zürich
Design: Gigon/Guyer
Kunsthalle Zürich
picture © Thies Wachter

Kunsthalle Zürich
The Kunsthalle Zürich will re-open to the public in its new permanent home in the Löwenbräu art complex in Zurich on 10 June 2012 with the special exhibition, Looking Back for the Future. Since it was founded in 1985, the Kunsthalle Zürich has established itself as one of Europe’s most influential art institutions, helping to define the direction of contemporary art.

Enzo Enea’s New Headquarters
Design: Oppenheim Architecture + Design
Tree Museum Switzerland
photograph from architect

Tree Museum Lake Zurich
Award-winning architect Chad Oppenheim unveils his latest project, landscape designer Enzo Enea’s headquarters on Lake Zurich, featuring the world’s first true Tree Museum. Leading international “green” architect Chad Oppenheim and one of the world’s most preeminent landscape architects, Enzo Enea, showcase the emergence of a new architectural landscape created by these two design forces, unveiling the Tree Museum by Enea and Enea’s Headquarters by Oppenheim in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland.

Google EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich
Design: Camenzind Evolution
Zurich Google Office
photo from architect

Google is not a conventional company, and does not intend to become one. This is readily apparent in their new offices for Google’s EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich, Switzerland, where the design cultivates an energized and inspiring work environment that is relaxed but focused, and buzzing with activities. The new EMEA Engineering Hub is located within the ‘Hurlimann Areal’ within easy walking distance of Zurich city centre.

Zurich Buildings

Major Zurich Architecture Projects, alphabetical:

Cocoon office headquarters, Seefeld
Camenzind Evolution
Cocoon Offices
picture : Nick Brändli, Zurich

Cocoon Building EMEA Engineering Hub
Community Center Aussersihl
EM2N Architects
Aussersihl Community Center
photo © Hannes Henz

Zurich community building
Conversion Theatre 11
EM2N Architects
Theatre Building Zurich
photo © Hannes Henz

Zurich theatre Building
Dolder Grand Hotel Building, Lake Zurich
Foster + Partners with Itten + Brechbühl
Lake Zurich Hotel
photo © Nigel Young

Dolder Grand Renovation / Extension
Erlenbach House, Pflugstein, nr Zurich
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Erlenbach House
photograph : Heinrich Helfenstein

Zurich home
Kunsthaus Zürich extension
David Chipperfield Architects
Kunsthaus Zürich
image © David Chipperfield Architects
Kunsthaus Zürich – design competition
Railway Station Hardbruecke Upgrading
EM2N Architects
Railway Station Hardbruecke
photo © Hannes Henz

Swiss Railway Station
Rigiblick Hotel and Theatre
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Rigiblick Hotel and Theatre
photograph : Heinrich Helfenstein
Rigiblick Hotel Zurich
Residential site Cattaneo, Dietikon/Zürich
Holzer Kobler Architekturen
Residential site Cattaneo
photograph © HKA, photo Jan Bitter
Residential site Cattaneo
Seewurfel, Mixed-Use Development
Camenzind Evolution
Seewurfel Zurich
image from architect
Seewurfel Building
Sempacher Loft Apartments
Camenzind Evolution
Sempacher Loft Apartments
image from architects
Zurich apartment building
The Sequential Wall, ETH Zürich
various architects
ETH Zürich wall
image © Gramazio & Kohler, ETH Zurich

The Sequential Wall
Sensational, Zürich warehouse
Architect: Daniele Claudio Taddei
Sensational Zürich
photo : Bruno Helbling, www.helblingfotografie.ch

Sensational Zurich
Siemens Restaurants
Camenzind Evolution
Siemens Restaurants
image from architects

Swiss restaurant
Siewerdtstrasse Apartmenthouse
Apartments Siewerdtstrasse
photo © Hannes Henz

Zurich apartments
The Circle, Zurich Airport
Design: Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop
The Circle at Zurich Airport
image : Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop

The Circle Zurich
Tyre Shop / Art Exchange
Camenzind Evolution
Zurich Building Switzerland
image from architects

Zurich architecture
Werd Building – Remodelling
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Werd Building Zurich
photograph : Heinrich Helfenstein
Werd Building
Werd Restaurant and Bar
Design: Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Werd Zurich
photograph : Heinz Ungers

Zurich Restaurant

Zurich Architectural Projects

Science City Zurich Buildings
KCAP Architects
Science City Zurich
image from architects

Science City Zurich Buildings
“focusTerra” exhibit, ETH Zurich
focus Terra Zurich
image from architects
focusTerra, Natural Sciences Institute


Zurich Architecture – no images

Escher-Wyss Platz – building proposal
Caruso St John

Forsterstrasse Apartments

Christian Kerez

Google Engineering Hub of Europe – building fit-out
Camenzind Evolution

House K+N, Wollerau

Valerio Olgiati

Housing project Susenbergstrasse
Susenbergstrasse apartments

Housing project Brunnenhofstrasse
Brunnenhof Housing

Ice Hockey Federation building – Copper in Architecture Award Shortlist 2005

Tilla Theus und Partner

Leimbachstrasse Housing – Design Competiiton winner – 120 co-operative apartments
Pool architekten

Letzigrund Stadion – FC Zürich Stadium Building
Bétrix & Consolascio with Frei & Ehrensperger

Leutschenbach Schule, Oelikion – Swiss School
Christian Kerez

Museum Rietberg – Glass Box : £19m Extension
Grazioli Krischanitz: Joint Venture – Büro Grazioli + Krischanitz & Frank

Office building ‘Prime Tower’ with annexes, Zurich
Prime Tower Zurich

Picassoplatz office building
Peter Markli

Stadelhofen Station Building
Santiago Calatrava Architects

Susenbergstrasse – Housing
Gigon Guyer

Swiss National Museum Extension

Christ & Gantenbein

Theatre 11 Building

Üetliberg apartments

Fuhrimann & Hächler (Andrea Fuhrimann Gabrielle Häckler Architekten)

University of Zurich – Library building remodelling
Santiago Calatrava Architects

Zurich Airport Building – RIBA International Awards 2006

Zurich Concert Hall – Architecture Competition shortlist:

Christ & Gantenbein; Gigon/Guyer; Herzog & de Meuron; Zaha Hadid Architects

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Swiss Buildings

Swiss Architects

Swiss Hotel Building : Hotel Castell Zuoz

Tyre Shop / Art Exchange Building:
Zurich Tyre Shop
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Zurich Tyre Shop architects : Camenzind Evolution

Swiss Architecture

Swiss Sports Centre building : Bucholz

Buildings / photos for the Zurich Building page welcome

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