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BUILDING
 
 
Westside
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DESIGNER
 
 
Daniel Libeskind

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Westside, Berne, Switzerland from NEXTFRAME on Vimeo.

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MATERIALS
 
steel, reinforced concrete, wood, metal

Reinforced concrete skeleton.
Steel structure.
Facade with pre-fabricated modular wooden elements and metal.

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Switzerland [Schweiz/Suisse]
Canton
Berne [Bern/Berne]
District
Berne [Bern/Berne]
Town
Berne [Bern/Berne]
Address
Riedbachstrasse 100 - 3027 Bern
 
 
Telephone
+41.58.567.99.79
Website
E-mail
besichtigung@westside.ch
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MAP
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Residential buildings
Buildings for single social categories
Commercial buildings
Department stores, supermarkets, shopping centres, etc.
Shops
Buildings for health and well-being
Wellness centre
Buildings for recreational activities
Cinemas
Buildings for travel and tourism
Hotels
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Commercial buildings
Bars, cafeterias
Restaurants
Transport buildings and structures
Garages, car parking, etc.
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2000 - 2003     project winner of competition
Realisation
2006 - 2008
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Daniel Libeskind. Westside Shoppingcenter in Bern, Schweiz / Westside Shopping Centre, Bern, Switzerland", Architektur Aktuell 1-2/2009, januar-februar/january-february 2009 [Shopping. Die Inszenierung der Sehnsuchte / The engineering of desire], pp.52-63
Dominika Glogowski, "Kinderland für Groß und Klein / Children's wonderland for large and small", Architektur Aktuell 1-2/2009, januar-februar/january-february 2009 [Shopping. Die Inszenierung der Sehnsuchte / The engineering of desire], pp.52-63
Hubertus Adam, "Von der Infrastruktur zur Freitzeitkultur Parks über Verkehrsflächen / From Infrastructure to Leisure Culture: Parks Created over Traffic Routes", Detail 12/2008, [Stadraum und Landschaft / Urban Space and Landscape], "Diskussion / Discussion" p. 1390 (1386-1394)
"Westside Centre for Leisure & Shopping, Brunnen, Bern, Switzerland. Studio Daniel Libeskind", GA Document 97, june 2007 [International 2007], pp. 26-31
Joachim Fischer, Architektur neue Schweiz, Verlagshaus Braun Publishing, German 2007
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CLIENT
 
 
Genossenschaft Migros Aare
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AMOUNT
 
 
CHF 500.000.000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
building area sq.m. 120.000
shopping sq.m. 23.500
food court sq.m. 3.000
wellness center sq.m. 10.000
mall sq.m. 9.000
Capacity
car parking 1.275 posti
bicycle parking 400 posti
Number
multiplex cinema 11 auditoriums with 2.400 seats
hotel 144 rooms and 12 seminar rooms
senior residency 95 apartaments and 20 caring rooms
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STRUCTURES
 
 
B+S Ingenieur AG / Moor Hauser & Partner AG
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
4d AG Landschaftsarchitekten
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STAFF
 
Project
Architekt Daniel Libeskind AG
Associate designers
Burckhardt+Partner AG
Project architect
Barbara Holzer
Design team
Jochen Klein, Birgit Rieder, Stefan Zopp, Guillaume Chapallaz, Attilio Lavezzari, Philip Peterson, Ka Wing Lo, Ina Hesselmann, Jens Hoffmann, Jean-Lucien Gay, Stephanie Tippmann, Bianca Baumgart, Marian Chabrera, Thomas Deuble, Gerrit Grigoleit, Michael Heim, Mauricio Martins, Emil Muenger, Julia Voormann, Nicolas Rossier, Roberto Forte, Ross Anderson, Stephane Carnuccini, Sidsel Kromann, Vaugn Borlund, Hans-Adam Weibel, Stefan Kiener, Gerhard Brun
Project management
Sulzer + Buzzi Baumanagement AG
Facades consultant
Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG
Physical engineering
Zeugin Bauberatungen AG
Lighting design
Hefti Hess Martignoni Elektro AG
General contractor
Rhomberg Bau AG
Strabag AG
 
 
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