Discover Germany | Special Theme | Swiss Architecture 2019
Tivoli Garden. Visualisation: Rednerisch
Sustainable urban development with architecture that uses the space Employees are the most valuable assets for the Zurich architectural office Dachtler Partner AG. The six board members are all recruited from the employee base and the wide age span – from 34 to 64 years – unites experience and innovation. For more than 15 years, sustainable architecture has played an important role for the company. TEXT: JESSICA HOLZHAUSEN I PHOTOS: DANIEL SUTTER
In the greater Zurich area, Dachtler Partner architects have built new living 96 | Issue 72 | March 2019
and commercial spaces on former industrial wastelands. “Housing brings a new
use to these quarters. Private and public space, living, working and leisure begin to mix,” says architect and managing director Roberto Pelizzari. In once neglected areas, new urban quarters are established. Urban development and spatial planning are important factors that architecture has to take into consideration, says Pelizzari. “Architecture has to be timeless and modern, neither fashionable, nor intrusive.”
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