housing work laboratory densification

High-rise densification of an industrial triangle between railroads and highway

The "premium" development focus Ausserholligen is being transformed into a vibrant and attractive sub-centre and mobility hub in Bern West. With the help of different building heights and sizes as well as a fine-meshed network of neighbourhood connections and passages, it establishes urban integration with the surrounding neighbourhoods. A great diversity of public spaces and their variety of uses as well as their overlapping create an urban diversity, density and intensity adjacent to Europaplatz and the Weyerli outdoor swimming pool. In the future, the new nearby campus of the Bern University of Applied Sciences will also attract many young people to the neighbourhood.

The open space in the area has a primarily public character with a lot of quality of stay. In particular, the "Energy Mile" under the motorway viaduct activates the centre of the a...

  • Bern, Switzerland
  • ewb, BLS
  • - Ongoing
  • Competition
  • 79.000 m2 (including headquarter ewb, 26.100 m2 offices, workshops, 29.500 m2 housing, coworking, sports, retail, gastro, childcare)
  • Architecture
  • Urban Design
  • Masterplan
  • Visualisation: Aron Lonricz
  • Implenia, Realstone, NPG, Gigon Guyer Architekten, Morger Partner Architekten, bbz bern GmbH, IBV Hüsler, Zeugin Gölker, Kaulquappe AG, ENERGY-GROUP.CH, Urban Standards GmbH, CaaS, EBP