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  7. Student Apartments in Luzern / Durisch + Nolli Architetti

Student Apartments in Luzern / Durisch + Nolli Architetti

  • 01:00 - 18 May, 2014
Student Apartments in Luzern / Durisch + Nolli Architetti
Student Apartments in Luzern  / Durisch + Nolli Architetti, © Walter Mair
© Walter Mair

© Tonatiuh Ambrosetti © Tonatiuh Ambrosetti © Tonatiuh Ambrosetti © Walter Mair + 14

  • Cost Management

    Büro für Bauökonomie AG, 6003 Luzern (CH)
  • Structural Engineer

    Berchtold, Eicher Bauingenieure AG, 6003 Zug (CH)
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Dr. Eicher, Pauli AG, 6010 Kriens (CH)
  • Electrical Engineer

    B+S Elektro Engineering AG, 6020 Emmenbrücke (CH)
  • Construction Physicist

    Martinelli, Menti AG, 6003 Luzern (CH)
  • Color Consulting

    Angelika Walthert, 6005 Luzern (CH)
  • Facade Consulting

    Feroplan Engineering AG, 8045 Zürich (CH)
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© Walter Mair
© Walter Mair

Text description provided by the architects. The competition site, a plot of land for public use , is located between the residential area and the area, mainly commercial, bordering the main traffic arteries. The residential area is characterized by small size and uniformity of the houses and big size of the parcels.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The task of the project is essentially the careful insertion of 280 rooms for students, paying attention to the specific requirements dictated by modern student accommodation standard. Compatibility with the district is required .

© Walter Mair
© Walter Mair

The vertical and horizontal development of the modular building, allows an adaptation to the topography and the adjustment of the building volume to the program; also allows a limitation of the height of the building in relation to the residential neighborhood. The new building is built in a modular complex form.

© Walter Mair
© Walter Mair

The size of the building is structured so as to assume the module of the existing houses in the district: is made up of prisms with an area of approximately 12x12m, lined up like dominoes. The single modular element is based on the size of a room of approximately 13m2 which also corresponds to the constructive structure of the building. The integration of the new building in the park is completed with the green cover of the roof.

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Cite: "Student Apartments in Luzern / Durisch + Nolli Architetti" 18 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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