Project:

Apartment in Zug

Year:

2017

Client:

Private

Location:

Zug, Switzerland

Program:

Private Residence / Interior

Area:

250 sqm

Architect:

Hosoya Schaefer Architects AG

Commission:

Direct Commission

Custom Furniture

Wood Louver in Oak: Design by Hosoya Schaefer Architects AG, Production by Girsberger AG

Photo Credit

Adrien Buchet Photographe d’architecture

Apartment with panoramic views

This apartment is in a new high-rise residential tower in Zug. Situated on the east side of the building, the apartment offers a spectacular view of the city of Zug, the lake, and the surrounding Alpine mountains. A spacious kitchen, living room with panoramic views, and a loggia that forms part of a living room acquires greater exposure of daily life. We wished to realise a sequence of connected spaces, rather than dividing them. For example, we installed vertical louvers between the living room and loggia so that they can serve as a screen to allow light to pass through while providing privacy. In the master bedroom, there is also a large movable wall which one can slide open or move however possible. Ultimately, this apartment can be perceived as one open space.

(text by Hiromi Hosoya)

 

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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 1503
office@hosoyaschaefer.com