With the HQ in scenic Basel, the team of Staehelin Meyer Architecten creates in the local context of Swiss architecture and blends modern designs into urban and rural landscape.
Two-familiy apartment houses located in Richen, Switzerland was completed in 2014. Due to its timeless form and high quality of the implementation the buildings serves as an example of perfect universal private housing.
On the area of 1400m2 the architects of Staehelin Meyer Architekten designed a free-standing sharp edged structures perfectly blending with its rawness and naturalness with the local environment. To achieve this impression they chosen a range of untreated, high-quality materials, like oak wood, concrete, polished cast floors and varnished plasterwork. All without their typical cosmetic finish.
Each building with its core of with the elevator and stairwell around which functional rooms of the apartments are situated, assures comfort and privacy to every of the inhabitants. Spatial bedrooms, corridors and common areas with varied heights and wide openings framing lush landscape, make the space suitable for differential needs and preferences of each family.