Swiss National Museum Extension, Zurich
Christ & Gantenbein 

Swiss National Museum Extension, Zurich

Christ & Gantenbein 

The eclectic amalgam of buildings forming the city’s foremost museum welcomes a fragmented volume that rises on the border of the park and traces the new exhibition route.

The new wing attaches itself to the academic composition to close it off, but its sculptural configuration allows uninterrupted linkage between the park and the cour d’honneur of the 19th-century building.

In contrast to the original building’s regionalist ornamentation, evoking different periods of Swiss history, the extension adopts the austere expression of raw concrete as the sole material resource.

Obra Work

Ampliación del Museo Nacional de Zúrich Swiss National Museum Extension, Zurich (Switzerland).

Cliente Client

Bundesamt für Bauten und Logistik.

Arquitectos Architects

Emanuel Christ, Christoph Gantenbein (socios fundadores founding partners); Mona Farag (socio partner); Anna Flückiger, Julia Tobler (socios associate architects); Michael Bertschmann, Daniel Monheim (directores de proyecto project leaders); Christof Bedall, Stephanie Hirschvogel, Marcus Kopper, Tabea Lachenmann, Hugo Mesquita, Patrick Reuter, Sven Richter, Anette Schick, Anne Katharina Schulze, Thomas Thalhofer, Kai Timmermann, David Vaner (equipo team).

Consultores Consultants

Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure (estructura structure), Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten (paisajismo landscape), Stokar & Partner (instalaciones installations), Emmer Pfenninger Partner (fachada facade), Bakus Bauphysik & Aktustik (acústica acoustics), Zwicker & Schmid (ingeniería engineering).

Constratista Contractor

Arge Generalplaner slm Proplaning AG.

Superficie Area

7.400 m².

Fotos Photos

Walter Mair.