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We walk Zurich West: from Letzigrund to Triemli.  PDF

Architectural walk from Letzigrund to Triemli

Since 2007 our architectural office is located in the west of Zurich: in the urban development area Zurich Letzi. Walking through the neighbourhood, we discover the familiar and the unexpected.

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The walk has a sporty start: Letzigrund Arena, Bétrix & Consolascio/ Frei & Ehrensperger, 2008.
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Entering the park towards Zurich's first high-rise buildings: Heiligfeld, Albert Steiner, 1955.
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From nowhere, the free-standing church tower appears next to the floating church hall: Andreas Church by Jakob Padrutt, 1966.
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From the park into the park: Sihlfeld cemetery with the crematorium of Albert Froelich, 1915.
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Like a steamboat in the city: the cooperative houses on Gutstrasse appear in front of the Uetliberg. Peter Märkli, 2012.
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A few steps further and already in the Netherlands: A somewhat hidden, but atmospheric gem: The Thomas Church by Hans Hofmann, 1961.
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Next to the tramway loop of the tram no. 9: exposed concrete at its finest, already listed in the inventory. Wasserschöpfi 75-77 by Fritz Schwarz, 1967.
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This close neighbour peacefully combines an ice-skating rink with an outdoor swimming complex: Heuried sports centre, EM2N, 2018.
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Right before reaching our destination at Triemli: our residential development with the large balconies on  Paul-Clairmont-Strasse, 2006.