Completed the extension of the Cinémathèque suisse by EM2N

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Architects
EM2N. Partners.- Mathias Müller, Daniel Niggli. Associates.- Marc Holle, Christof Zollinger. Project leaders.- Bettina Baumberger, Jean-Baptiste Joye, Roger Küng.
Project Team
Project team (competition).- Ruben Daluz, Phillippe Jorisch, Yoshihiro Nagamine, Noémi Necker, Miriam Rollwa. Project team (construction).- Julia Berger, Stefan Berle, Laurent Chassot, Nadine Coetzee, Nicolas de Courten, Pascal Deschenaux, Melih Dilsiz, Yann Dubied, Ramona Elmiger, Amélie Fibicher, Marita Gelze de Montiel, Gregor Goldinger, Sebastian Knorr, Robert Kuijper, Andreas Lahti, Andrea Landell, Minka Ludwig, Raúl Mera, Stéphanie Morel, Klaudija Oroshi, Fabien Oulevay, Jeremias Pellaton, Bernard Radi, Adriano Reis, Tanja Schmid, Daniela Sigg, Eva-Noemi Thiele, Agata Tyszecka, Danessa Urquiola, Jonas von Wartburg, Sven Ziegler, Michael Zürcher.
Collaborators
Construction management / construction realisation.- TEKHNE SA, Lausanne / Aplanir sarl, Echallens. Construction consultancy.- Brandenberg + Ruosch AG, Bern. Civil engineer.- Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure AG, Zürich / Boss & Associés Ingénieurs Conseils SA, Ecublens. Facade planning.- Basler & Hofmann AG, Zurich. Planning and coordination heating / ventilation / air-conditioning / cooling technology and sanitary.- Gruenberg + Partner AG, Zurich. Electrical engineer.- IBG B. Graf AG Engineering / Josef Piller SA, Fribourg / Betelec SA, Villars-Sainte-Croix. Building physics.- Kopitsis Bauphysik AG, Wohlen. Acoustics.- Applied Acoustics GmbH, Gelterkinden. Fire protection.- CR Conseils, Oron-la-Ville. Security.- Holliger Consult, Epsach. Geologist / Geotechnical engineer.- De Cérenville Géotechnique, Ecublens. Traffic planning.- IBV Hüsler AG, Zurich. Landscape architecture.- Studio Vulkan, Zurich. Pollutant security.- HPB Consulting, Zurich. Specialists.- La Boite Visual Art, Locarno / L’Immagine Ritrovata, Bologna.
Client
Federal Office for Buildings and Logistics FBL.
Type of commission
Competition, 1st prize.
Dates
Competition.- 2007. Planning.- 2008–2017. Construction.- 2010–2013 (1st phase), 2013–2015 (2nd phase), 2017–2019 (3rd phase).
Area
Gross floor area.- 13,110 m²
Adress
Chemin de la Vaux 1, CH-1303 Penthaz, Switzerland.
Programme
Archive, Offices, Conference rooms, Workshops, Auditorium, Foyer, Cinema, Library.

Architects EM2N

EM2N. With offices in both Zurich and Berlin, EM2N with Mathias Müller (*1966) and Daniel Niggli (*1970) has 80 collaborators working on construction and competition projects in Switzerland and abroad. In addition to a number of awards including ‘bestarchitects’, ‘Umsicht-Regards-Sguardi’, the ‘Auszeichnung Guter Bauten’ from the City of Zurich, the Canton of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft, they received the ‘Swiss Art Award’ in Architecture. Mathias Müller and Daniel Niggli were visiting professors at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, as well as in Zurich. Daniel Niggli was a member of the construction commitees in Berlin (2008–12) and Zurich (2010–14).

Their important recent construction projects include the Heuried Sports Centre in Zurich (2017), the Housing Riedpark in Zug (2016), the Lucerne School of Art and Design in Emmenbrücke (2016), the Swiss Film Archive in Penthaz (2015), the Toni-Areal in Zurich (2014), the Keystone Office Building in Prag (2012) and ‘Im Viadukt’– Refurbishment of the viaduct arches in Zurich (2010). Planning has started on, among other projects, the Quartier Heidestrasse, Commercial area in Berlin (since 2016), the Housing Briesetrasse Neukölln in Berlin (since 2015), the New Museum of Natural History Basel and State Archives Basel-City (since 2015) and the Zellweger Parc, Plot D in Uster (since 2014).

EM2N is managed by Mathias Müller and Daniel Niggli together with their associates Bernd Druffel (*1972), Fabian Hörmann (*1978), Verena Lindenmayer (*1975), Björn Rimner (*1978), Gerry Schwyter (*1975) and Christof Zollinger (*1973).

Mathias Müller (1966) graduated on Architecture (1996) by Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ). He develops his educative and professional careen in Switzerland , where, since 1997, works as partner of EM2N office.

1996.- Thesis Prof. A. Meyer / Marcel Meili, ETH Zurich.
1997.- Created EM2N Architekten ETH / SIA.
2004.- Federal Art Awart – Architecture.
2005.- Visiting Professor ETH Lausanne.
2006.- Membership Federation of Swiss Architects.
2009.- 2011 Visiting Professor ETH Zurich.

Daniel Niggli (1970) graduated on Architecture (1996) by Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ). He develops his educative and professional careen in Switzerland , where, since 1997, works as partner of EM2N office.

1996.- Thesis Prof. A. Meyer / Marcel Meili, ETH Zurich.
1997.- Created EM2N Architekten ETH / SIA.
2004.- Federal Art Award – Architecture.
2005.- Visiting Professor ETH Lausanne.
2006.- Membership Federation of Swiss Architects.
2008 - 2012.- Member Baukollegium Berlin.
2009 - 2011.- Visiting Professor ETH Zürich.
2010 - 2014.- Member Baukollegium Zürich.
 

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