Bember's brothers, Zurich

Bember's brothers. – Section.
Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich, Switzerland, 2019. – Section.
Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019. – Situation.
The ensemble of four residential buildings of different heights and sizes along Langrütstrasse in Zurich reflects the typological features of the district and offers the city a new urban plaza (or front area) with semi-public uses.
(Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019)
Bember’s brothers. – Variant study and volume study.
Variant study and volume study.
(Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019)
Bember’s brothers. – Variant study and volume study.
Variant study and volume study.
(Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019)
Bember’s brothers. – Family. Section.
The family of high, disc-shaped houses wins a new member. The urban dominance of the existing tower building is also confirmed and strengthened.
(Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019)
Bember’s brothers. – Ground floor plan, surroundings, semi-public uses.
Ground floor plan with surroundings and semi-public uses.
(Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019)
Bember’s brothers. – Upper floor plans, 1st–3rd floor.
Upper floor plans, 1st–3rd floor. Different apartments as a vessel for diverse biographies.
(Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019)

Bember’s brothers. – Upper floor plans, 4th–7th floor.
Upper floor plans, 4th–7th floor. Die Wohnungen sind mehrheitlich zweiseitig orientiert.
(Bember's brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019)
Bember’s brothers. – Volume model (3D-rendering) of the district.
It's about continuing to build the neighbourhood.
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Bember’s brothers. – 3D-model of the neighbourhood.
Together with the high-rise building on Gutstrase, the existing buildings create an urban sequence of public spaces.
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Bember’s brothers. – Facades, metal. View (plan).
Facades. The delicate pastel shades of the profiled sheet metal façades refer to the existing colours of the neighbouring buildings. Thanks to light and shade, the colours change depending on the time of day and weather conditions.
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Bember’s brothers. – Visualization (photo-rendering), facade.
Delicate, changing pastel shades. Metal façades refer to existing colours around.
(Bember’s brothers. Competition for new housing estate Langgrüt, Zurich 2019)
Bember’s brothers. – Situation model.
Situation model.
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