the emergence of a residential and commercial area
An example of a front-to-front appartment in the Zwicky Areal Unit An especially long appartment that reaches from one building front to the other with an indoor lenght of over 30 meters.
Border crossing point Duebendorf, Wallisellen and Zurich in winter
Twelfth Day party in the Zwicky areal unit
The weather steel frontage covered with rust The weather steel fassade of the buildings get slowly covered with rust, a process that takes many years
Tramway tracks and tree shadow on snow at evening time
Flood barrier on the Glatt river
Arrangement of rods An arrangement of rods on a future building site shows the height and contour of the house
Diverse building faces of the Zwicky areal unit along the Glatt river
I love you Sweetheart A lovely message sprayed on a soil mound
ephemeral view of the Zwicky areal unit Soon this place will be completely covered with new buildings and new life
The base of the Zwicky chimney
The first indication of the future water basin foreseen in the Zwicky Place
The old villla of the family Zwicky waits for its renovation
a sight on the old workman house
The imposing chimney of the Zwicky factory
Railway viaducts cross the Zwicky area
the kriesbach creek in a cold morning
Flowerpots Flower pots placed close to the window announce the arrival of the new residents
Dataquest moves in the Zwicky Areal
Child on microscooter
garon_20160827_2382 A dance school celebrates it's opening in the Zwicky area with a dance demonstration performed by the teachers and their students. Lightbackground was done by the Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter.
"Tanz Zwicky" Dance at Zwicky A dance school celebrates it's opening in the Zwicky area with a dance demonstration performed by the teachers and their students. Lightbackground was done by the Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter.
garon_20160827_2241 A dance school celebrates it's opening in the Zwicky area with a dance demonstration performed by the teachers and their students. Lightbackground was done by the Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter.
garon_20160827_2183 A dance school celebrates it's opening in the Zwicky area with a dance demonstration performed by the teachers and their students. Lightbackground was done by the Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter.
Children in flower box
Climbers at training
Old Zwicky area at sunset
Groundbreaking ceremony in the new building site
Public space art
Border crossing point Duebendorf, Wallisellen and Zurich in sommer
First school day at the Swiss International school
Flowers and mesh wire
On the way with a guerilla gardner An excursion around the Zwicky areal unit with Maurice Maggi, gardener and cook.
Kids at Zwicky Süd A group of interest for young parents
Suburb train SBB passes through the area
Flowers and mesh wire Flowers grow through the mesh wire balconies
Installation of plant pots furniture Volunteers install huge plant pots on the main terrace
Gangway between house 4 and 5
Installation of plant pots furniture Residents volunteers install huge plant pots on the main terrace at house 4
Along the Chriesbach river
The two railways lines going straight through the Zwicky areal unit
Gangway between house 5 and 6
wrkstadt.ch a factory for special surfaces and colors
Shadows of the suburb train on the rusty steel wall
A suburb train passes through the Zwicky district
Rain and sun
Children play on an access balcony
8304 Wallisellen Brand new mail drop box installed by the post office
Courtyard with restaurant
House 5 at early morning
Courtyyard between house 6 and 5 at sunrise
The old water tower and the spinning mill at sunrise
Daylight reflection on window
Flowers growing through the the mesh wire of the balconies
Floral arrangement outside the restaurant
Last remains of the building site
Old industry room renovated
Suburb train pass between the new and old part of the area
Young couple enjoy cosy evening
Candle light evening
Young people play ping-pong on the terrace
The buildings of the old spinning mill after sunset
Sunset over the court yard
Members of the housing cooperative in discussion Residents debate about the colony's organisation
Workers install sun shade
Gangway between House 4 and 5 The gangway connects two shared appartements and is used as balcony.
New sun shade with stripes
Quartier organisation 296: First presentation meeting in Zwicky Süd Short presentations held by shopkeepers and communities of interest
Quartier organisation 296: First presentation meeting in Zwicky Süd
Quartier organisation 296: First presentation meeting in Zwicky Süd Little girls and boys enjoy the children playground
Quartier organisation 296: First presentation meeting in Zwicky Süd Sausages on the grill
Quartier organisation 296: First presentation meeting in Zwicky Süd Adults and children get to know each others
mysterious little house A mysterious little house at one border of the Zwicky area
The old Zwicky area in restoration Heavy tractor waits for more work
The terrace of the Zwicky Bistro Couple enjoy the nice weather and relax by reading newspapers
Future building site in Zwicky north
Balcony and colorful furnitures
Front of house nr 6 Wall closet, table and chairs and green plants testify the presence of residents
Water hydrant well protected with stones against unfamiliar drivers
Way out from the courtyard
Reflections of the old part in the Zwicky area
New snowfall in the mountains
Ball game on the children playground
The rusty steel wall
Construction tub and cement bags
The very last days of the wall The fence around the building site will be removed very soon
Cobblestones Bags of cobbelstones wait for installation
Flowers arrangements Flowers distributed all over the place
NZZ photographers at work Our common room was transformed for a week in a photo studio by the Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Delivery and installation of solar cells on the roof
Coming back home with the laundry
Huge grilled mashmallow Mashmmallow melted over campfire
Sandra Stamm's Photo studio
Beer production in the micro Brewery Monster Beer
Warm goulash soup offered by the Restaurant of AOZ Workcenter
Logfire welcomes people at Open House
Three women talk about greening the area
Group of residents listen to a specialist for greening
Four young girls stroll around in the courtyard
Three young girls on the swing make a selfie.
Stairway in House 5 disposed in acute angles to each other
Stairway of house 5 with view on the individual foyers
The children's playground
The House 5 and its gangway to house 6
Overview of house 4, courtyard and surrounding street The weather steel frontage slowly gets covered with rust
Swiss alps seen from the 6th floor
Colourful tapes decorate the place.
A water hose draws a face on the ground.
Workers of Solarville prepare the installation of solar panels.
Gravel getting spreaded all over the place
Worker removes the new gravel from the sewer.
The windows of the panoramic facade are covered with frost.
Christmas sale at Calendula floral shop
A young girl get initiated to floral work by the Calendula florist
The court with the two storey bicycle parking at night
Paper communication: No spam, no virus, no delay and received already printed
The florist Calendula sells also fresh fruits and vegetables.
A new resident moves in with a big stack of boxes.
Workers fixing the mesh wire to the balcony of the new house.
Look over the roof
Reflexion: A painter applies a base coat to the wall
Small talk at the bar
Music, dance and fun
Kistenklettern ist the german name of this contest where a tower of beer crates has to be assembled piece by piece.
Small talk on the terrace
Lights on for the first time on the House 6
Raindrops on mesh wire
Light and shadows on the building site
Workers removing and stowing some scaffolds
A worker installs one of the gangways
Workers carry a window over the building lot and enframe unknowingly a colleague.
Yellow, green and purple
View through the glass terrace on the traffic side of the area
Moonrise through the structure of a gangway
The first residents of House 4 joined the official Housewarming Party
Abandoned provision of coal in a shack on the factory premises
Southern Zwicky seen from the recultivated Chriesbach creek
The frontage of the House 4 decorated with rusty Weather Steel
Reflection of the houses in Zwicky Süd joined to sight on the Kriesbach creek
The Glatt river and the creek named Kriesbach join right at the southern Zwicky area (Zwicky Süd).
Reflexion of the old part of Zwicky on the surrounding Glatt River
The access to the second floor only via outside stairs reflects the internal architecture.
Diagonal view of the old workman house going soon into renovation
Stairway of the spinning mill under renovation
Such old gangways were used to move material from one side of the old spinning mill to another. They inspired the architecture of the new residential buildings.
Front view of the old workman house going soon into renovation
The gangway between Houses 4 and 5
The house number 5 with one of the gangways
A spiral staircase connects the courtyard with the main terrace
Spiral staircase and gangway in the courtyard
Panoramic balcony were added to this house for more comfort but also to reduce the train noise within the courtyard.
The chimney of the Zwicky spinning mill
At the time when the Zwicky south area was a landscape of scaffolds
The old filter house of the former Zwickly spinning mills will disappear soon.
Handrails in a fancy arrangement
Red roof tiles
Ventilation tubes wait to be mounted in a former industry building under restoration.
chopped fire wood
A night lamp on a renovated house gives some warm light in the old part of the Zwick area.
Rosa scaffold around a building standing very close to the railway line
The bridge is hermetically closed during the whole construction period, which causes frustrations for the residents.
A crane lifts a gangway up to the fifth floor connecting a shared appartment to a studio
Hanging clothes: An improvised clothes line which takes benefit of the hot summer 2015
Evening train: A suburb train passes through the Zwicky district