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Extending the Cycle in Switzerland

Upgrade using circular material flows

A building repurposing and extension exemplifies how design processes can be turned upside-down in favor of circular construction.

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Recognizing the many facets of sustainable construction
 
“A paradigm shift in sustainable construction that enables the direct re-use of building elements”
 
Global Awards 2021 Project Entry
 
Making new from old in Winterthur, Switzerland
 
Project entry 2020 for Europe
 
Measures taken to reduce CO2 emissions
Project Details
Location
Winterthur, Switzerland
Authors
Kerstin Müller
Main Author
Kerstin Müller
baubüro in situ, Switzerland
Benjamin Poignon
Main Author
Benjamin Poignon
baubüro in situ, Switzerland
Pascal Hentschel
Main Author
Pascal Hentschel
baubüro in situ, Switzerland
Barbara Buser
Main Author
Barbara Buser
baubüro in situ, Switzerland
Marc Angst
Main Author
Marc Angst
baubüro in situ, Switzerland
No photo available
Main Author
Michèle Brand
Drafter, Switzerland
No photo available
Further Author
Katrin Pfäffli
preisig:pfäffli , Switzerland
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2021
Global
Awards
Gold 2020
Europe
Related Information
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Extending the Cycle in Switzerland – Project Overview
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland – Project Overview

A building repurposing and extension in Winterthur exemplifies how design processes can be turned upside-down in favor …

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Extending the Cycle in Switzerland – Author Comment
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland – Author Comment

Author comment by Barbara Buser, Architect, baubüro in situ, Basel, Switzerland on Extending the Cycle in Switzerland – …

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