The building’s footprint is a reduced basement, a ground floor, two accommodation floors and a set-back top floor. There are 23 room units for adults with severe physical handicaps and associated common rooms and staff rooms. Furthermore there is a sports facility in the top floor, administration and activity rooms on the ground floor and storage facilities, an emergency shelter and domestic installations in the basement. A distinctive feature is the single outer skin of joint-free facing concrete which is bound to the inner ceiling faces with brackets and mandrels.
Mathilde Escher Stiftung, Zurich
Darlington Meier Architekten AG, Zurich
WGG Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure AG