The Telli B & C, Aarau, Energetic Redevelopment

AXA Winterthur is the owner of the Telli B and C buildings in Aarau with a total of 581 flats. The building envelope and services have reached the end of their life and no longer meet current standards and specifications. For this reason, the buildings are to be ener­getically renovated in the next few years. In addition, AXA’s global strategy of sustainability consists in striving for a certification of the buildings by a sustainability label.

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The ultimate project objectives strive to preserve and maintain the value and architectural quality of the buildings. The satisfaction of their inhabitants as well as a stabilization of the social struc­tures developed over time is to be guaranteed in the long run. An innovative implementation of the project with as much industrial prefabrication as possible is to allow for the special challenge of remodelling an inhabited building thanks to optimized building lo­gistics.

The Telli housing estate represents a showpiece project both in terms of its dimensions and its date of creation in the seventies.

LOCATION: Aarau

Study: since 2016

OWNER: AXA Winterthur, represented bAXA Investment Managers Schweiz AG

MEILI, PETER & PARTNER ARCHITEKTEN AG

CURRENT TEAM: Markus Peter, Patrick Rinderknecht, Alice Hucker

Heiko Frodl; Daniela Haegi, Nahuel Barroso

GENERAL PLANER:
Drees & Sommer Schweiz GmbH
Meili, Peter & Partner Architekten AG

Landscape: Müller Illien Landschaftsarchitekten GmbH, Zurich

Civil engineer: Nänny & Partner AG, St. Gallen

HLE: Ernst Basler & Partner AG, Zurich

Building physics: Gartenmann Engineering AG, Luzern

Fire protection: HKG Consulting AG, Aarau

MEILI, PETER & PARTNER ARCHITEKTEN

SINCE THE START OF THE PROJECt: Iso Tambornino, Michal Michalowski, Charles Gastaud, Leonie Amsler, Leonie Fuhrer, Meret Studer, Oliver Gosteli, Sindusan Balasingam, Maurizio Mätzler, Nadja Heitz

 

surroundings

facades after refurbishment

cross section after refurbishment

floor plan after refurbishment

Study air distribution system

typical floor plans system Rastel-Granit

typical floor plans system Rastel-Granit

typical floor plans system Rastel-Granit

drawing, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

drawing, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

drawing, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

drawing, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

drawing, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

Standard floor plan Richtprojekt, Marti+Kast architects, drawn by Archiplan AG, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

sections Richtprojekt, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

Richtprojekt, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

Situation Richtprojekt, A. Zulauf landscape architect, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

Tell urban planning scheme February 10th 1964, Marti + Kast Architects

Zoning plan, June 7th 1956

aerial view city of aarau

west view top floor

east view

West view

Railing study

west view existing building Telli B & C

east view existing building Telli B & C

historic image building site block c

typical floor plans system Rastel-Granit

east view urban structure

west view urban structure

landscape urban structure

Modell Richtprojekt, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

Modell Richtprojekt, Marti+Kast architects, Horta Generalunternehmung AG, 1971

Revised competition entries, January 26th 1971E.
E. Aeschbach, Aarau / Marti+Kast, Zürich

Competition entries, December 1st, 1970
above: E. Aeschbach, Aarau / J. Bachmann, Aarau / Funk+Fuhrimann, Baden /
below: Geiser+Schmidlin, Aarau / Marti+Kast, Zürich/ Wolf, Bern

Residential area Le Lignon Genf

urban planning study of Aeschbach, Barth und Zaugg Architects, 1955

Study about density of urban structure, done by Hans Marti