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Fribourg

5.5m x 5.5m / LVPH

01:00 - 14 July, 2014
5.5m x 5.5m / LVPH, © Jérôme Humbert
© Jérôme Humbert

© Jérôme Humbert Courtesy of LVPH © Jérôme Humbert © Jérôme Humbert + 25

New Theater "Equilibre" / Dürig AG

02:00 - 17 October, 2012
New Theater "Equilibre" / Dürig AG , Courtesy of Dürig AG
Courtesy of Dürig AG

Courtesy of Dürig AG Courtesy of Dürig AG Courtesy of Dürig AG Courtesy of Dürig AG + 25

  • Architects

  • Location

    Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Area

    5000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011

Dominique Perrault Wins Competition for Esplanade Tower in Fribourg

19:00 - 2 July, 2012
© DPA / ADAGP
© DPA / ADAGP

Dominique Perrault Architecture, the French practice recently awarded with the opportunity to build a tower called The Blade in Seoul as part of Daniel Libeskind’s master plan, has now been announced as winner of a concept/construction international competition for the Esplanade Tower in downtown Fribourg, Switzerland.  The high rise is part of regeneration project of the Swiss Federal Railways at the site of the former Pilettes Station.

More after the break.

Swiss contemporary architecture week

12:30 - 29 March, 2009