Zölly residential tower
Zürich, Switzerland
2011–2014
Zölly residential tower
Zürich, Switzerland
2011–2014
Facade design, 128 apartments
Address: Tuibinenstrasse, Zürich-West
Gross floor area: 23.850 m2
Client: Losinger Marazzi GU, Zürich
Architecture: Meili Peter Architekten, Zürich
Façade design and tender: office winhov with office haratori, Meili Peter Architekten
Photographer: Georg Aerni
Prizes: Silbernen Hase 2014, Betonsuisse Architekturpreis 2017
Zölly residential tower
Zürich, Switzerland
2011–2014

The Maag-Areal site in Zürich West is urbanisticly determined by three polygonal high-rise towers. The already finished office tower ‘Prime Tower’, the residential and hotel tower ‘Mobimo Tower’ will be accompanied by the residential tower ‘Zölly’. This 80-meter tower offers 128 luxurious apartments with private outdoor spaces. The high-rise tower has a classical ordering with a base, a middle part and a top reflecting the various building heights of the area. De apartments are organised per three floors around a split-level at the two heads of the building. This division per three serves as a measuring scale at the middle part of the tower. The load bearing façade is constructed in L shaped prefabricated sandwich elements. The soft ‘bone like’ structure of the white concrete façade lines up with the balconies and loggia’s to become a round going façade with remarkable plastic qualities.

Zölly residential tower
Zürich, Switzerland
2011–2014
The tower in the street profile
The prefab load bearing concrete facade
View over Zurich
Ensemble of three towers
The residential tower
A time lapse of the construction
Sixth floor plan Seventh floor plan Eighth floor plan
Sixth floor plan
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The prefab load bearing concrete facade
Mockup facade elements
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Stacking of loadbearing facade elements
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