Nursing Home Extension

The expansion design is developed from continuing the characteristic style of the existing building. It also complements and strengthens the existing, either by including the hillside or its integration of the ensemble to the urban context. The link between old and new buildings is divided by a horizontally oriented fa├žade of wood slats, in doing so emphasizes the new entrance situation. This modified facade is visible also in the interior: Wooden wall paneling emphasize the link between old and new buildings.

Use

Nursing home

Job

Collaboration with Feddersen Architects, competition 2nd prize

Amount

13696m²

Location

Rorschach, Switzerland

Category

Competition

Competition

2013

Client

Pflegeheim der Region Rorschach

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