Wildbachgut / Wildbachstrasse 55/57/59
8008 Zurich

WILDBACHGUT / WILDBACHSTRASSE 55/57/59, 8008 ZURICH

A unique atrium building with 64 exclusive apartments was constructed in 2009/10 on one of the last sites suitable for development in Seefeld.

Traditional materials of lasting value such as concrete, artificial stone and bronze casting as well as exposed red brick lend this building its unrivalled charisma.

BOOK PUBLICATION: WILDBACHGUT

The Wildbachgut, the latest example of our concept of “sustainable and comfortable living” implemented by architect Christian Wegenstein has been completed and occupied since the end of 2009. Author Sigrid Hanke and photographer Francesca Giovanelli observed the construction process from the start.

Wildbachgut publication

NUMBER OF APARTMENTS: 64

1 x 1-bedroom apartment
31 x large 1-bedroom apartments
23 x 2-bedroom apartments
4 x 2-bedroom apartments with roof garden
4 x 3-bedroom apartments
1 x 6-bedroom apartment with roof garden

CONSTRUCTION DETAILS

Year of construction: 2009

Further information about the housing concept, layouts and standard of construction can be found at www.wildbachgut.ch

HISTORY

Construction of a large multi-family dwelling complex commenced on the plots at Wildbachstrasse 55-59 in the spring of 2008. This new building yielded 64 spacious and modern rental apartments conforming with the latest standards. The apartments were moved into at the end of 2009/start of 2010.

ART IN ARCHITECTURE

Much creativity was displayed by artist Max Zuber who was commissioned with the design of the stair railings. Max Zuber’s fascinating unique specimen made of bronze, the so-called water staircase, blends in well with the Wildbachgut and its surroundings.

“Water flows from the source around the square, trickles into a spiral, swirls and splits into a rectangle, unites to form a wild stream flowing into the earth, waters the seeds and awakens the shoots to new life: the eternal cycle.”

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