The following text is from the architects Annette Spillmann/ Harald Echsle, Zurich
17 CONTAINERS, 26 METERS
The FREITAG SHOP ZURICH is completely built from rusty, recycled freight-containers. Lovingly they were gutted, reinforced, piled up and secured. Zurich’s ﬁrst bonsai-skyscraper: Low enough not to violate the city’s restriction on high-rise buildings. High enough to send shivers down anyone’s spine. Read more.