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.

 
  • Business Magazine Trend: New Timber Construction Technology causes a sensation

    Business Magazine Trend: New Timber Construction Technology causes a sensation

    12.10.2017 Line

    In the future, skyscrapers can be built cost-effectively and climate-friendly entirely from timber instead of with the conventional reinforced concrete structures. This was reported by the Austrian business magazine Trend in an article about the new TS3 technology.

  • More Space for Living Thanks to Timber Extensions

    More Space for Living Thanks to Timber Extensions

    29.09.2017 Line

    Renovate instead of demolish: Two residential buildings in the city of Zurich were extended by additional timber floors and now have more living space. At the same time, energy consumption fell significantly due to clever renovations. Timbatec was involved in both projects as a specialist planner.

  • "sue&til" Development: Finished Faster than Planned

    "sue&til" Development: Finished Faster than Planned

    14.09.2017 Line

    Building with timber is much faster than you think. At the ground-breaking ceremony for "sue&til" one and a half years ago, it was said that the first apartments of the Winterthur timber construction settlement would be ready for occupancy in spring 2018. Today we know that the first residents will be able to move into their new homes in just two months.

  • Timbatec Plans Next Large Timber Construction Project

    Timbatec Plans Next Large Timber Construction Project

    08.09.2017 Line

    A new district will be built on the former Sulzerareal Plant 1 in Winterthur in the next decade. As the first residential building of the new quarter, the house, Krokodil, is built, a timber construction with most different forms of living.

  • Tons of Timber Structures on their Way through the Simmental

    Tons of Timber Structures on their Way through the Simmental

    05.09.2017 Line

    The municipality of Zweisimmen in the Bernese Oberland will receive a new market and event hall with integrated fire station, which will be constructed as a pure wooden building. Since the end of August, arched girders weighing tons, which will support the hall roof, have been transported to Zweisimmen.

  • Timber Bridge Replaces Dilapidated Concrete Bridge

    Timber Bridge Replaces Dilapidated Concrete Bridge

    01.09.2017 Line

    Last week, the new Wühribrücke bridge in the Bernese Oberland was inaugurated with a celebration. The timber bridge, which connects the two communities of Teuffenthal and Horrenbach near Thun, replaces the old concrete bridge.

  • A Book about a Timber House on the Road

    A Book about a Timber House on the Road

    25.08.2017 Line

    With the House of Switzerland made of Timber, the House of Switzerland officially represents the country at major international events. The timber house was designed in 2014 by Spillmann Echsle Architects from Zurich for the Swiss Foreign Ministry. Now a book is dedicated to the mobile house, where Timbatec was responsible for the timber construction.

  • Children's Playground Built with Beech Timber from the Zurich's Forests

    Children's Playground Built with Beech Timber from the Zurich's Forests

    28.07.2017 Line

    Since mid-July, children have again been romping around the playground Buchholz in Zurich Witikon. The completely renovated playground was built exclusively of beech timber. The playground has revolutionary character, since up to now only very rarely are beech buildings built in the open air.

  • Erect: New School Buildings with Lots of Wood in Münchenstein

    Erect: New School Buildings with Lots of Wood in Münchenstein

    27.07.2017 Line

    Two new buildings on the Lange Heid school grounds in Münchenstein BL have recently been completed, and the topping-out ceremony will soon be celebrated. Both buildings are predominantly made of wood: with the exception of the building cores, most of the two school buildings are made of natural building materials.

  • SAC Advertises to Patrons with a Wooden Mountain Hut

    SAC Advertises to Patrons with a Wooden Mountain Hut

    19.07.2017 Line

    The Swiss Alpine Club (SAC) is looking for patrons and new members. For this purpose, a special brochure was prepared. The Lämmerenhütte, in whose extension Timbatec played a major role, is prominently presented.

 
 
 

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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