Wilhelminian style house


Glazed annex a ‘historical’ workshop

Worlds collided during the renovation and conversion of a historic residential building in Zurich Wipkingen. Thanks to the harmonious treatment by AMJGS Architektur, they came together to form a harmonious whole. A large part of this was a multi-storey extension made of glass, which was realised by Baur Metallbau AG using Janisol Arte 2.0 steel profiles. According to the architects' intention, the steel and glass extension is based on historical models, while at the same time interpreting them in its own way. "Its façade was to have small-scale window areas, which can be implemented very well with the Janisol-Arte profile from Jansen. It's a great product, but you also need a metalworker who knows exactly how to handle it", Sandra König and Anja Meyer from AMJGS Architektur explain about the extension and the collaboration with Baur Metallbau.

Read more in the online magazine SCALE

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