Housing Estate Toblerstrasse 


2017, Zürich-Fluntern

 The Zürichberg housing estate captivates with its unusual architecture: 13 compact solitary buildings with a triangular ground plan, which create cabinet-like exterior spaces through their rotated and offset arrangement.

 

Residential building sue&til 


2019, Winterthur

 sue&til: The currently largest wooden residential building in Switzerland contains 307 apartments, a mixed-use ground floor and 200 parking lots. The 6-storey building is a flagship project for timber construction in Switzerland.

 

School Complex Chrüzacher 


2017, Bassersdorf

 At the initiative of Timbatec, the new school complex in Bassersdorf produced even more timber than planned. Originally, only the walls of the gym were to be made of timber, but the roof of concrete. Timbatec also proposed to build the roof in timber construction in order to save costs.

 

Autobahn-Werkhof 


2017, Loveresse BE

 Highest precision was required at the Werkhof of the A16 motorway in Loveresse in the Bernese Jura. Due to the enormous mass of the 150 meter long hall, the timber construction elements had to fit exactly.

 

Apartment buildings Wolf and Edelweiss 


2017, Andermatt

 After The Chedi Hotel, Timbatec was awarded another contract in the holiday village Andermatt Reuss. At the two apartment buildings Wolf and Edelweiss, the timber construction engineers were responsible for the statics of the roof construction and for the fire protection of the shingle facade of one residential building.

 

A Residence made entirely of Swiss Timber 


2016, Köniz

 The Arborea residential house in Köniz, which is concealed behind the solidly constructed arcades, is a pure timber construction.

 

MFH Johnsonhaus 


2014, Köniz

 In the heart of the municipality of Köniz, a residential and commercial building on Neuhausplatz has been built in a sunny location close to the center.

 

Hotel The Chedi 


2014, Andermatt

 "Andermatt Swiss Alps" is a year-round holiday destination in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The project comprises six 4 and 5-star hotels, around 500 apartments in 42 buildings and 25 exclusive chalets.

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Timber Grows with You

More and more large buildings are being built with timber as a renewable building material. Timbatec is a leading, innovative company in this growing future market. We construct multi-story buildings, industrial buildings and bridges in timber. And we develop modern timber construction products according to individual requirements.

 
  • The First people are already living in the timber housing estate "sue&til"

    The First people are already living in the timber housing estate "sue&til"

    31.01.2018 Line

    Instead of this spring, the first 28 apartments of "sue&til" in Winterthur could already be occupied before Christmas. The first two of the twenty residential buildings in this large timber structure were completed much earlier than expected. And: In these days two more residential buildings will be handed over to the residents.

  • Reinforced Concrete in Residential Construction: Like an Elephant in the Salon

    Reinforced Concrete in Residential Construction: Like an Elephant in the Salon

    19.01.2018 Line

    "Concrete out, timber in", Stefan Zöllig from Timbatec summed it up at Swissbau, Switzerland's largest construction fair. At an event on urban architecture with timber, the Timbatec founder explained why the future of urban housing belongs to timber as a building material.

  • Building in Times of Climate Change: Timber Construction as an Opportunity

    Building in Times of Climate Change: Timber Construction as an Opportunity

    09.01.2018 Line

    The desire for flexible and individual living and working space as well as dense construction in the cities is growing. At the same time, political demands on the construction industry are increasing due to the energy revolution and spatial planning. How can this be reconciled? Is the solution in timber construction? On 19 January, experts such as Timbatec founder Stefan Zöllig will discuss these questions at Swissbau in Basel.

  • Despite a New building, almost Everything remained the Same on the Outside

    Despite a New building, almost Everything remained the Same on the Outside

    08.01.2018 Line

    Instead of an old farm in the Zurich lowlands, two timber houses have been built. The four residential units are located exactly within the former Volumetrie Platz. The Zwinghof in Neerach thus retains its original character.

  • A Showcase Project for the Energy Turnaround

    A Showcase Project for the Energy Turnaround

    15.12.2017 Line

    The new Simmental Arena in Zweisimmen, where the interior finishing is currently being carried out, is a model construction in terms of sustainability. The hall consists mainly of timber, a renewable building material. And: The photovoltaic system on the hall roof, which was put into operation last week, can supply solar power to around four dozen local households.

  • A Timber Building replaces the dilapidated Gymnasium

    A Timber Building replaces the dilapidated Gymnasium

    30.11.2017 Line

    The Cormanon school complex in Villars-sûr-Glâne (FR) has been under construction for over fifty years. And time has not passed them by without leaving its mark: The buildings no longer met the structural requirements. Two school buildings were therefore renovated. The gym and the connecting wing were newly built of timber and can soon be put into operation.

  • Apartment House Härtlerbüel: Even the Terraces are made of Cross Laminated Timber

    Apartment House Härtlerbüel: Even the Terraces are made of Cross Laminated Timber

    22.11.2017 Line

    When the recently erected apartment building in Tägerwilen TG is soon ready for occupancy, one thing you won't notice from the outside: that most of it is made of cross laminated timber. This applies to the outer walls and the load-bearing inner walls as well as to the ceilings and balconies.

  • A functional building made of timber as a model for beauty

    A functional building made of timber as a model for beauty

    15.11.2017 Line

    The trade magazine First dedicates ten pages to Werkhof in Loveresse in its current issue. "Constructive Beauty" is the title of the detailed article about the timber yard where Timbatec was responsible for timber construction and fire protection planning.

  • A Timber Garage creates more space at Gurmels Werkh

    A Timber Garage creates more space at Gurmels Werkh

    09.11.2017 Line

    The new factory yard hall was recently opened in Gurmels, a neighbouring municipality of Murten. The new building is largely made of timber and has considerable dimensions: The timber hall is 28 meters long and 21 meters wide and offers no internal walls for stiffening. A challenge for the timber construction engineers.

  • Reason for the retirement of Wolfgang Winter, Senior Consultant at Timbatec

    Reason for the retirement of Wolfgang Winter, Senior Consultant at Timbatec

    18.10.2017 Line

    Architecture professor Wolfgang Winter retired at the end of September after more than 22 years at the Technical University in Vienna. On 24 October he will report in Vienna on the research and development work of the Department of Structural Design and Timber Engineering of the TU Vienna.

 
 
 

Switzerland:

Headquarters

Timbatec Timber Construction Engineers Switzerland Ltd.

Niesenstrasse 1, 3600 Thun

Tel: +41 58 255 15 10

thun@timbatec.ch


Zürich Branch

Timbatec Timber Construction Engineers Switzerland Ltd.

Ausstellungsstrasse 36, 8005 Zürich

Tel: +41 58 255 15 20

zuerich@timbatec.ch


Bern Branch

Timbatec Timber Construction Engineers Switzerland Ltd.

Falkenplatz 1, 3012 Bern

Tel: +41 58 255 15 30

bern@timbatec.ch

Austria:

Headquarters Vienna (A) 

Timbatec Timber Construction Engineers GmbH
Im Werd 6/31a, 1020 Wien 
Tel: +43 720 2733 01

wien@timbatec.at


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