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Zurich Gleisarena

Photo: building section with a glass brick facade projecting over the tracks; in the foreground multi-track railway tracks.
Facts and Figures
Company PORR SUISSE AG
PrincipalSBB AG
LocationZurich - Switzerland
Type Office
Runtime05.2017 - 03.2020
Architect/PlannerMade in Sàrl, Geneva

Glass brick facade on platform 18.

This office complex to the north of the platforms of Zurich's main railway station will consist of a seven-storey head building and a six-storey longitudinal building with a shared basement. In total, the project comprises 9000m² of office space in the upper floors and 850m² of restaurant and retail areas on the ground floor.

PORR constructed both buildings in accordance with the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB)'s gold standard (administered by the Swiss Sustainable Building Council, SGNI). The buildings also meet the Minergie-P-Eco standard.

To the PORR film “Construction works on the Gleisarena in August 2019”

To the press release “PORR hands over the Gleisarena”

To the article «Eine Gleisarena mit 24'000 Glasbausteinen» in intelligent bauen