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Residential and Office Complex

Camenzind Evolution

Europa | Zurigo

This former industrial site near the centre of Zurich has been transformed into the “Seewürfel” (Lake Cubes) urban regeneration project, designed by Swiss practice Camenzind Evolution. 8 new mixed-use residential and office buildings form a composite whole that fits effortlessly into the surrounding historic residential urban fabric. Tree-lined walkways punctuated by landscaped piazzas with benches make the area permeable to the outside.
The 3 lower floors of each building house offices while the last two storeys contain up-market maisonette apartments. The buildings are terraced to follow the slight gradient of the terrain. Fully glazed façades overlooking the lake provide stunning views.
The unifying function of the modern architectural language is relieved by the different sizes and shapes of each individual construction, the projecting volumes and fluid site plan. The...

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