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Feldbalz House / Gus Wüstemann

  • Architects: Gus Wüstemann
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Project Team: Marta B. Goñi, Rodrigo Iturrieta
  • Area: 276.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2008
  • Photographs: Bruno Helbling

© Bruno Helbling © Bruno Helbling © Bruno Helbling © Bruno Helbling

From the architect. This project is not a house but a family sculpture looking for freedom and social interaction.

© Bruno Helbling
© Bruno Helbling

The created sculpture contains family life, where everybody meets and circulates on the first floor, while providing a great view over the lake of Zurich.

© Bruno Helbling
© Bruno Helbling

This sculpture separates the parents’ area, which is on top of the sculpture, and the children’s area, which lies underneath.

© Bruno Helbling
© Bruno Helbling

The whole construction rests on the volume of the fireplace; an element of content and emotion.

© Bruno Helbling
© Bruno Helbling

There are no walls or recognizable architectural elements; you are either in the public figure, above or underneath it.

© Bruno Helbling
© Bruno Helbling

The sculpture frees the “building” of the normally so obviously recognizable building regulations.

Site Plan
Site Plan
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