Around 100 students cook, work or make music in the new school wing in Dotzigen. The wooden building convinces with a generous and flexible room concept - which requires a well thought-out structural concept.
Thanks to an extension and a storey addition, the Gallenbüel school building in Aeugst am Albis once again offers sufficient space for all pupils. Timbatec was responsible for the statics and fire protection.
The Marzili school complex was built between 1946 and 1950 as a municipal girls' school. Today, it is considered an important contemporary witness of school building construction of the 20th century and is listed in the cantonal inventory as "worth protecting".
NGG Gänserndorf offers a symbiosis of living, therapy and employment for young adults with disabilities according to their needs. The different uses are divided among four buildings, day group, training, living and therapy yard.
In Villars-sûr-Glâne, two school buildings were renovated and the gymnasium and the connecting wooden wing were newly built - and all this during ongoing school operations. For everyone involved, this meant planning the work very precisely.
The new building of the Allmend school complex in Oberengstringen not only offers urgently needed classrooms, but also new group rooms that allow contemporary forms of teaching. The new school building was constructed as a hybrid of concrete and wood.
Timbatec Holzbauingenieure was entrusted with the planning and management of the replacement of the existing façade for the complete renovation of the Bäumlihof school complex. 18-millimeter-thick glass-fiber-reinforced concrete panels were mounted on the wooden structure.
On the initiative of Timbatec, the new school complex in Bassersdorf ended up with even more wood than planned. Originally, only the walls of the gymnasium were to be made of wood, while the roof was to be made of concrete. Timbatec suggested that the roof should also be made of wood in order to save costs.
Köniz is growing overdimensionally. In no municipality around Bern has the population grown more in recent years than in Köniz - and it is getting younger and younger. Two existing school buildings were therefore each extended by one storey in wood.
The new after-school care center at the Ilgen school complex stands in idyllic surroundings: trees surround the building designed by architects Wolfgang Rossbauer and Susanne Triller; an urban forest into which the after-school care center with its wooden façade blends harmoniously.
Wood characterizes the children's everyday school life at the Schachenmatten school building in Bonstetten. Built in 2015, the school building is a hybrid construction with concrete ceilings and load-bearing exterior walls made of wood. The example shows: Wood construction is also becoming increasingly important for public buildings.
The Zurich International School in Wädenswil decided to extend its school premises by one floor to provide additional classrooms. The large skylights stand out in particular, which posed a challenge to the load-bearing concept.