FREITAG Flagship Store_Zurich Switherland (4)

source:archicentral.com

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.

FREITAG Flagship Store_Zurich Switherland (1)

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FREITAG Flagship Store_Zurich Switherland (4)

FREITAG Flagship Store_Zurich Switherland (2)

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  1. December 2, 2010

    Never knew freight containers could be this cool :-)

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