Structural resilience. Transformation of Coop Wine Storage into Housing by Esch Sintzel Architekten

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Esch Sintzel Architekten. Project Leader.- Laurent Burnand. Partner In Charge: Marco Rickenbacher.
Project team
Nahuel Barroso, Andreas Hasler, Luca Helbling, Witold Kabirov, Xijie Ma, Nadja Moser, Eva-Maria Nufer, Johannes Senn, Seraina Spycher, Laura Zgraggen.
Landscape Architecture.- Stauffer Roesch AG.
Civil Engineering.- Aerni + Aerni Ingenieure AG, Aegerter & Bosshardt AG.
Building physics.- Gartenmann Engineering AG.
Acoustics.- Gartenmann Engineering AG.
Electrical Planning.- Edeco AG.
Color Consulting.- Archfarbe, Andrea Burkhard.
Building Services.- Bogenschütz AG.
Sanitary Planning.- Technik im Bau AG.
Bim Coordinator.- Kaulquappe AG.
Signage System.- Büro Berrel Gschwind.
Construction And Site Management.- Proplaning AG, Basel (Team: Maik Sütterlin (site management leader), Dieter Mendes Hall, Armin Schärer, Matteo Andrisano, Johann Mensch, Maria Crespi, Cornelia Lamm (administration), Udo Pfaff (project leader, responsible partner).
12,600 m².
Weinlagerstraße 11, 4056 Basel, Switzerland.

Philipp Esch, Stephan Sintzel, Marco Rickenbacher. Esch Sintzel Architekten

Esch Sintzel Architekten. Architecture studio Zurich-based, founded in 2008 by Philipp Esch and Stephan Sintzel architects. Philipp Esch, Stephan Sintzel and Marco Rickenbacher currently lead the practice.

Philipp Esch. Born in Göttingen, Germany (1968). From 1986 to 92 studied at ETH Zurich and the CEPT in Ahmadabad (India). From 1994  to 19 97 he was a staff member at Morger Degelo Architekten in Basel and HPP Hentrich Petschnigg Partner in Berlin. He was an assistant to Meinrad Morger and Martin Boesch at the ETHZ and the EPFL from 1997 to  2002. Subsequently written for the specialist journal «Werk, bauen+wohnen» until 2004. In 2008 teaching appointment at the HSLU. Independent private practice as of 1999, from 2008 onwards together with Stephan Sintzel. Admission to the BSA in 2008. Since 2016, he has been a member of the panel for urban design in Winterthur. From 2017 to 2020 teaching appointment at the ZHAW Winterthur. Starting 2021 visiting professor at Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio. 

Stephan Sintzel. Born in Zurich, Switzerland (1970). Apprenticeship as an architectural draughtsman with Rolf Keller in Zumikon; studies at the Technikum in Winterthur, at ETH Zurich and Columbia University in New York. Member of staff at Frank Zierau in Zurich and Buol und Zünd in Basel. Independent private practice since 2002. Since 2008, together with Stephan Sintzel, he has managed the Esch Sintzel Architekten studio. In 2014 became a member of the Swiss Association of Architects (BSA).

Marco Rickenbacher. Born in Rheinfelden, Switzerland (1984). Apprenticeship as an architectural draughtsman in Liestal, studies at HSLU Lucerne, FHNW in Basel and UdK in Berlin. Since 2009, is a member of staff at Esch Sintzel Architekten, senior manager since 2017, and partner since 2021. 



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