ZHAW Winterthur Urban Forum

Markus Schaefer will participate at the international conference Winterthur Urban Forum “Cities of Tomorrow. Cities of Togetherness.” on November 28, 2014 in Winterthur, during the session “Back to the Future of Cities”. He will provide a summary of the proceedings and findings of the Salon Suisse which he curated together with Hiromi Hosoya at the Architecture Biennale 2014 in Venice for Pro Helvetia.

Thursday, 27.11.2014, 09:20 – 18:00
Friday, 28.11.2014, 09:20 – 21:30
Saturday, 29.11.2014, 09:30 – 17:30
Locations:
Theater Winterthur
ZHAW School of Management and Law
Kongresshaus Gate27
Winterthur, Switzerland

 

What Factors Will Determine Quality of Life for the Mid-Sized European Cities of the Future?

What will life be like in a city of tomorrow? How will we be able to maintain and enhance our quality of life? What challenges will await mid-sized cities in future and what opportunities may be offered by the major development trends? How will cities overcome these challenges and what concepts are being considered for their development?

The detailed program and more information is available here.

Projects

Architecture

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

Contact

Zürich office

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

Kyoto office

Jimukinoueda bldg. 602 21 Sakaimachi Gojo-Takakurakado Shimogyoku Kyoto Japan
T. +81 (0)75 744 5103
office@hosoyaschaefer.com