Thursday 8 September 2022
16:00 - 17:00
Kristian Ahlmark - schmidt/hammer/lassen/architects/
Rocket&Tigerli, Winterthur, Schweiz
By 2026, the world’s tallest residential timber building with a load-bearing structure in wood will rise about the ridges in the Swiss city Winterthur.Back to home page
Kristian Ahlmark, Partner and Design Director at Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, elaborates on creating the 100 m tall tower, the Rocket&Tigerli, in a former industrial area that is being transformed into an attractive neighbourhood. The project marks a milestone introducing an innovative construction system that examines wood as a natural replacement for concrete.