Sustainable Urban Patterns

Hosoya Schaefer Architects are participating in a research project supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (NRP65). The project Sustainable Urban Patterns (SUPat) has been initiated by Prof. Gerhard Schmitt, chair of information architecture at the ETH Zürich. The project researches sustainable forms of urbanism both from a computational and a practical point of view. Project partners include

Prof. Dr. G. Schmitt, iA, ETH Zurich
Prof. Dr. A. Grêt-Regamey, PLUS, ETH Zurich
Prof. Dr. T. F. Rutherford, CEPE, ETH Zurich
Prof. Dr. M. Bierlaire, TRANSP-OR, EPFL
Prof. Dr. R. W. Scholz, IED, ETH Zurich
Prof. Dr. A. Eisinger, Perimeter Stadt
Urban Design Group with Franz Eberhard, e2a architects, em2n architects, Hosoya Schaefer Architects, Guagliardi Ruoss Architects



Station square and station roof in Herisau, Switzerland
Current state: preliminary design

Multi-family house in Binz, Switzerland
Current state: building permission

Interior design for an apartment in Park Tower, Zug
Recently completed

Innovative highrise on the countryside, Kanton Schwyz, Switzerland
Current state: concept

Parking garage with shop in Zug, Switzerland
Current state: preliminary design

Riedmatt Ebikon
Housing, retail, ateliers
Current state: concept design

Seegarten Altendorf
Family-living, elderly-living, retail
Current state: preliminary design phase

House Chile
Innovative single family home in forrest setting
Current state: building permit submission

Buchs Areal Fegeren
Building for precision-industry
Current state: study

Urban Design

Technologycluster Zug
Urban framework plan and design concept

Masterplan Industriestrasse Nord, Zug, Switzerland

Hafencity Elbbrückenquartier, Hamburg
Masterplan and urban framework plan

Wilhelmsburg Elbinselquartier, Hamburg
Masterplan, urban framework plan and typology studies

National Innovation Park Switzerland, Hub Zurich
Development studies

Innovation- and production park Patton Barracks, Heidelberg
Urban framework plan

Wil West, Kanton Thurgau, Switzerland
Urban design concept

Urban design concept for a site in Uzwil, Switzerland

Urban design concept for a site in Kanton Schwyz, Switzerland

Urban design concept with public participation for Neugasse Zürich

Masterplan Dierikon, Switzerland

Urban System Research

Mobiglobe Autostadt Wolfsburg, Volkswagen, Germany
Mobility research

Strelka Institute, Moscow
Teaching: Advanced Urban Design

Development strategy for 3 communities in the Kanton St. Gallen, Switzerland


Zürich office

Flüelastrasse 10 8048 Zürich Switzerland (Google Maps)
T. +41 (0)43 243 6313 F. +41 (0)43 243 6315

Kyoto office

Jimukinoueda bldg. 602 21 Sakaimachi Gojo-Takakurakado Shimogyoku Kyoto Japan
T. +81 (0)75 744 1503