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AMAG Autowelt Zurich / Fischer Architekten

  • 15:00 - 21 September, 2015
AMAG Autowelt Zurich / Fischer Architekten
AMAG Autowelt Zurich / Fischer Architekten, © René Duerr
© René Duerr

© René Duerr © René Duerr © René Duerr © René Duerr + 15

AMAG Autowelt Zurich / Fischer Architekten, © René Duerr
© René Duerr

Text description provided by the architects. The additively organised operational procedures of Switzerland's largest garage operation are reflected in the building's elongated structure. It seamlessly integrates itself into the broader context of the resident "Empa – Materials Science and Technology" research institute and its large-scale structures - a first step towards the further densification of the Giessen site. In addition, the new building serves as a noise barrier for residential buildings on the southern side against the busy Überlandstrasse.

© René Duerr
© René Duerr

Due to the limited amount of space on the plot, the two-storey entrance hall is exclusively used for customer contact. All the storage areas and workshops are located on the upper floors, which form an oversized, entrance area-wide canopy. In contrast to the very open ground floor, a semi-permeable metal structure spans the multiple usage areas on the upper floors, optically combining them into a single unit.

© René Duerr
© René Duerr

In addition, the new building serves as a noise barrier for residential buildings on the southern side against the busy Überlandstrasse.

© René Duerr
© René Duerr

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Cite: "AMAG Autowelt Zurich / Fischer Architekten" 21 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/773800/automobilzentrum-fischer-architekten/> ISSN 0719-8884