Another popular vote will be held on 27 September 2020 to decide the future of the Hardturm Areal project.
The Hardturm Areal project is being designed by Caruso St John Architects in collaboration with Boltshauser Architekten and pool Architekten. The project comprises a comprehensive redevelopment of the Hardturm area including the stadium, two high-rise buildings with 540 apartments and several mixed-use spaces, and a residential building with 174 cooperative flats. The project is being developed by HRS Real Estate and Credit Suisse.
If the popular vote decides in favour of the project, the stadium will open as early as 2022. The two high-rise buildings and cooperative flats will be completed in 2023.
Residents of Zurich have voted in favour of the project to build a new football stadium. The referendum took place on Sunday 25th November with 53.8% voting in favour of the development.
Caruso St John Architects, in collaboration with Boltshauser Architects and Pool Architects, have won the competition for the Hardturm Areal in Zurich city. The scheme comprises a new 18,500 capacity football arena, a residential building with 173 cooperative apartments, and two mixed-use high-rise buildings. The project is being developed by HRS Real Estate SG and Credit Suisse.
In the referendum of 27 September, almost 60% voted in favor of plans for the development of Hardtrum Areal in Zurich West.
The development, for clients Credit Suisse, HRS Real Estate, and Zurich housing co-operative ABZ, comprises a 18,000 seat stadium, an apartment building with 174 co-operative apartments, and two 137-metre mixed-use towers. The design is a collaboration with Zurich-based practices, Bolthauser Architekten and Pool Architekten.
Construction continues on the Grosser Burstah office building in Hamburg. The new office building, due to be completed in 2023, is part of a larger development of the city north of the St Nikolai Memorial; with the aim to re-establish a scale and urbanism which is consistent with the older streets of the central quarter.
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Caruso St John's design for Downing College's new Student Centre has been granted planning approval. The three-storey structure, close to the College entrance from Regent Street is part of the first phase of the practice's master plan for the college.
Planning permission has been granted for the renovation and alteration of Royale Belge, a listed former company headquarters in the south of Brussels. The 39,000 sqm office building, built in 1970 and standing within a landscape that is also now listed, has been empty for the last 5 years. The new mixed use programme includes offices, hotel, health club, restaurant and co-working, and is being developed by the consortium Souverain 25.
Enormous steel roof trusses are being craned into position at the Swiss Life Arena in Zurich. The roof structure will be in place within the month and the building will top-out before the end of Summer. Construction is set to complete in Spring and the building will open to the public in Summer 2022.
Caruso St John have completed renovation work on the fernery and glasshouse at Hospitalfield House in Arbroath, which opens to the public today. This is the first phase in the wider redevelopment of the Category A listed arts centre.