A balanced and coordinated volume. Bethanien, Deaconry building by E2A

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Architects
Design team
Piet Eckert, Wim Eckert mit Mirko Akermann und Tânia Roque, Moisés García Alvarez, Anna Otz, Tobias Weise, Andrea Brandén, Dustin L. Bush, Behzad Farahmand, Kamil Hajji, Susana Loureiro, Valentino Sandri, Rafal Wójcik, Sven Löfvenberg.
Collaborators
Structural Engineer.- Urech Bärtschi Maurer AG. Construction Management.- Caretta Weidmann AG, Zurich. Landscape Architect.- Neuland ArchitekturLandschaft GmbH. Electrical.- R+B Engineering AG. Building Physics.- Raumanzug. Mechanical.- Todt Gmür + Partner AG, Schlieren. Structual Engineer.- Urech Bärtschi Maurer AG, Zürich. Façade Engineer:Feroplan Engineering AG. Plumbing.- Neukom Engineering AG, Adliswil. Fire Protection.- AFC. Air Flow Consulting.- AG. Gastronomy Planning.- Axet GmbH, Embrach.
Area
18,273 sqm.
Dates
2011 - 2017.
Location
Buckhauserstrasse, Zürich, Switzerland.

Piet Eckert und Wim Eckert / Architekten. E2A

E2A Piet Eckert und Wim Eckert / Architekten, is an architecture firm founded by Wim Eckert and Piet Eckert in 2001.

Wim Eckert was born in 1969 in Zurich. Following his studies at the ETH Zurich (Diploma 1995, with honorable mention) he collaborated at OMA Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam from 1996 to 1997. He has been working as an independent architect since 1997 and founded E2A with Piet Eckert in 2001. Wim Eckert regularly gives lectures and workshops at universities and institutions.
 
From 2009 to 2011, Wim Eckert was a visiting Professor for Architecture and Sustainable Building (Bachelors and Masters Degrees) at the HCU HafenCity University Hamburg. Along with the teaching of architecture, the focal point of the visiting professorship was in developing a think tank which allowed for research about sustainability in relation to architecture, urban planning, the arts and engineering.

Since 2014, Wim Eckert is Guest Professor at the USI - Università dell Svizzera Italiana at Mendrisio.

Piet Eckert was born in 1968 in Mumbai (Bombay). Following his studies at the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture in New York and the ETH Zurich (Diploma 1994 at the ETH Zurich, with honourable mention) he collaborated at OMA Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam from 1995 to 1997. He has been working as an independent architect since 1997 and founded E2A with Wim Eckert in 2001.
 
Piet Eckert regularly gives lectures and workshops at various Universities and Institutes. He was a visiting professor at the Delft University of Technology and faculty member at the ETH Zurich. From 2009 to 2011, Piet was a visiting Professor for Architecture and Sustainable Building (Bachelors and Masters Degrees) at the HCU HafenCity University of Hamburg. Along with the teaching of architecture, the focal point of the visiting professors was in developing a think tank which allowed for research about sustainability in relation to architecture, urban planning, the arts and engineering.

Since 2014, Piet Eckert is Guest Professor at the USI - Università dell Svizzera Italiana at Mendrisio.

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