Mixed-Use Transformation Connecting

Development vision for the ETH university campus

‘Science City’ is the development vision for the university campus of the 21st century for the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. The campus is required to act as an interface between scholarship and society, to offer a place for business, economics, politics and scholarship to interact. The campus’ boundaries and the landscape qualities of the Hönggerberg will be retained and the existing campus, by contrast, will be transformed internally and condensed into a multifaceted urban area to increase its capacity.

Besides new research and teaching buildings, there will be housing for students and staff, accommodation for guests, sports facilities, child-care facilities, shops and food outlets. The plan al...

Location
  • Zurich, Switzerland
Client
  • ETH Immobilien, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Year
  • 2005 - Ongoing
Status
  • Ongoing
Program
  • 32 ha masterplan 450.000 m3 for education and research, congress centre, library, commercial facilities, housing and leisure as extension of the campus capacity
Disciplines
  • Urban Design
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