Project:

Housing Development Hofwies

Year:

2009

Client:

Hammer Retex AG, Zug, Switzerland

Location:

Bonstetten, Switzerland

Program:

Housing

Area:

5.200 sqm

Architect:

Hosoya Schaefer Architects AG, Zürich

Commission:

Invited competition: 2nd Prize

Visualisation:

Raumgleiter GmbH, Zürich

Bonstetten, Switzerland

This housing complex has been commissioned by a developer for a village near Zürich with a large traditional housing stock and very strict building regulations.

Four buildings are lined up along the Isenbach and frame the existing farm houses and a new common space located in the south and west of the site. The Isenbachweg serves as access. Additionally, a new path crosses the site from north to south and connects common functions such as parking, a seating area and a playground.

The apartments are facing east west and have generous loggias to the Isenbach or the common outdoor area. The apartments are structured by a middle zone with bathrooms and kitchen which separates the bedrooms from the living area. The apartments can be changed in size during the planning phase due to the flexibility of the plan layout by moving the middle rooms to an adjacent apartment. The apartments can be oriented west or east thereby avoiding the usual stack of identical floor plans and differentiating the facades, giving the buildings a unique appearance in the village.

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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