Care Elderly housing Neighbourhood

Hybrid building with apartments, care and elderly housing, and public services

The “Oasis Oerlikon” is a hybrid building block in a harsh urban context. Stacked above the double-storey public ground floor are a compact volume for living and care and a communally used, green roof terrace. The constructive logic follows this programmatic division. The two-storey entrance area and the basement with high demands for flexibility are cast in concrete, while the living spaces with a high degree of repetition are built in timber.

The building encloses an interior village square that widens upwards first into a lively residential courtyard and then into a communal roof terrace. Connected vertically by circulation spaces, ...

  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • Moyreal Immobilien AG
  • 2021 - 2021
  • Competition
  • 9.500 m2 Mixed-use building with 1.800 m2 for two care units, 2.050 m2 public services and hospitality, 5.300 m2 for 66 elderly apartments from 1,5 to 4,5 rooms and 350 m2 for five caretaker apartments
  • Architecture
  • Visualisations: Filippo Bolognese Images
  • Landscape architect: Studio Vulkan
  • Structural engineer: Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure
  • Mechanical services & building physics engineer: Raumanzug
  • Fire protection & quantity surveyor: Fanzun