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Doldertal Apartment Houses

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Marcel Breuer, Alfred Roth, Emil Roth
 
location Zurich
function private house
contributed by Nazar

Sigfried Giedion, architectural historian and secretary general of CIAM , planned to build a group of modern apartment buildings in Doldertal, a suburb of Zurich. He first offered the commission to the cousins, Alfred and Emil Roth, but later asked Breuer to review the designs. In 1933, a collaborative agreement was arranged among the three architects. Breuer and the Roths proposed two-story buildings raised on pilotis with a small penthouse structure. The houses contained apartments of various sizes, almost all of which had access to an outdoor terrace. The ground floor housed a glass entrance lobby, a covered carport and communal laundry and store rooms. The steel-skeleton building had reinforced concrete floors and stucco-covered brick exterior walls, while the walls of the penthouse were wood frame covered in plywood and panels of asbestos cement.

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Doldertal Apartment Houses
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Doldertal 19
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