Accessibility Campus Public space

Transformation of the university area into an 'Inner City Campus'

The Zurich Centre University area is transforming itself from an urban campus enclave into an open inner city campus that is fully integrated into the Fluntern district. The newly designed public space structure, new attractive accesses and address-forming arrival and residence points along with the planned new buildings embedded in their granularity into the surroundings completely transforms the area into an appealing, easily accessible, mixed-use inner-city health, knowledge and research location.

The formation of the building complexes into individual houses, which are connected with passages, alleys, galleries and bridges, generates a spatial and visual porosity, which links the future ...

Location
  • Zurich, Switzerland
Client
  • Canton Zurich
Year
  • 2017 - 2018
Status
  • Completed
Program
  • Concept for urban and public space for an 18.5 ha central university area
Disciplines
  • Urban Design
Collaborators
  • Landscape: Studio Vulkan Landschaftsarchitektur
  • Traffic: IBV Hüsler
  • Consultancy: Fahrländer Partner
  • Urban design: Salewski & Kretz Architekten
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