Schulhaus, Neuhausen

Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland 2015–2020

Client: Gemeindeverwaltung Neuhausen am Rheinfall

The school is the first phase of a larger urban scheme planned by Caruso St John, the commission for which was won in an invited competition organised by the city. The site is in the centre of Neuhausen, mid-way between the main railway station and the famous Rheinfall waterfalls.

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Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland

Gemeindeverwaltung Neuhausen am Rheinfall

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

Project Architects
Thomas Wirz (2016-2020), Henrik Axelsson (2017-2020)

Project Team
Lukas Brusch, Lucius Delsing, Giosue Figliuolo, Christoph Hayn, João Moreira, Vicente Nequinha, David Reisinger, David Vincent

Structural engineers
Wüst Rellstab Schmid AG

Cost consultant
WT Partner AG

Project Manager
BTH+ Bautreuhand

Fire & security
Wüst Rellstab Schimd AG

Zehnder & Käln AG

Landscape Architect
Ghiggi Paesaggi GmbH

Building physics
Zehnder & Kälin AG

Schmid & Schwitter AG

Gastroeinrichtungen GmbH

Bantli AG

Philip Heckhausen