Office Building, Stampfenbachstrasse

Zurich, Switzerland 2020–present (under construction)

Client: AXA Investment Managers Schweiz AG Competition, first prize

This commission for the AXA insurance company involves the replacement of a 1920s office building and was an opportunity to make a classic city building —a quiet and constant feature at the centre of Zurich— built flexibly and for the long-term, with a minimum expenditure of embodied energy.

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Drawings 1

West elevation

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East elevation

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Ground floor plan

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First floor plan

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Second floor plan

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Fifth floor plan

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Sixth floor plan

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Cross section

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Cross section

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Cross section

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Long section

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Long section

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Office Building, Stampfenbachstrasse
Natural Stone Facade

Zurich, Switzerland

Quarrying is underway for the Verde Spluga stone cladding for the principal façade of the new AXA office building on Stampfenbachstrasse in central Zurich.

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Zurich, Switzerland


AXA Investment Managers Schweiz AG

Construction cost
32m CHF

6,240 m²

Caruso St John Architects
Adam Caruso, Peter St John, Michael Schneider

Project architects
Francesco Caputi (2020–present), Ferdinand Schmidt (2022–present)

Project team
Gianlorenzo Bertolero, Blanca Bosshard Vaquer, Luis De Macedo, Jaehee Shin, Josephine West

Structural engineer
Ferrari Gartmann AG

Services engineer
Kalt+Halbeisen Ingenieurbüro AG
Enerpeak AG

Cost consultant & project manager
WT Partner AG

Landscape architect
Ghiggi Paesaggi Landschaft & Städtebau GmbH

Adrian König