Couer de cité is a thrid prize competition entry by Dürig Ag promoted by City of Meyrin in 2019. It is located in Meyrin Switzerland in an urban setting. Its scale is medium with a surface of 8.750 sqm a budget of 40.000.000 € and a ratio of 4.571 €/sqm. Key materials are glass and metal. maaars collaborated as visualizer.

The design makes visible the three elements of the townscape of Meyrin: freestanding building slabs in generous parks and wide streets. The linearly organized, stepped city hall shows and follows the original urban conception of Addor and pay reference to his ideas. The horizontally structured north façade facing the square shows the entrances, the administration and, at the top, a rigidly greened winter garden. The stepped south side is also horizontally structured with a courtyard and open terraces.

3159-DÜR-CH-2019 — Posted in 2024 — Explore more projects on administrative center and institutional — Climate: oceanic / maritime and temperate — Team: Jean-Pierre Dürig, Tommaso Giovannoli, Denis Ferré, Gian Paolo Ermolli, Iker Sada — Consultant: Muttoni et Fernández Ingénieurs Conseils SA, Chaves Biedermann GmbH, Durable Planung und Beratung GmbH — Views: 804