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Residential tower, Winterthur
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The four-storey building rises up into the air on a confined plot in the
Töss area of the town of Winterthur. Its slender stature gives it the
appearance of a tower – a flexible tower building for inexpensive apartments.
A network of upright windows evenly covers the building and accentuates the
vertical dimension while the open stairwell in cast-in-place concrete provides
a sculptural rear. The apartments in the complex are organised in a simple and orderly
way: a core with wet rooms and kitchen separates the floorplan into zones of
different sizes that can be connected or divided with the help of doors.