Dolder Grand Hotel, Foster + Partners, Norman Foster, Sir Norman Foster, London, Fanzun AG
Canopy, Canopy construction
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
Forest motif design, Ornamentation, Ornament facade, Curved glass parapet, Parapet
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
Forest motif design, Ornamentation, Ornament facade, Curved glass parapet, Parapet
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
Forest motif design, Ornamentation, Ornament facade, Curved glass parapet, Parapet
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel

The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel

Location

Zurich, Switzerland

Architect

Foster + Partners
London, United Kingdom

Data

Overall Project Time:
2005 – 2007

Execution Period:
30 Months

Scope of work

  • General contractor for metalwork and facade engineering services.
  • A total of approx. 11,000 m2 diverse facade types for new and old buildings.
  • Wooden windows.
  • Large-area wood/aluminium sliding windows.
  • Spa glass facade and glass roof.
  • Undulating glass façade.
  • Tower Top Suite façade.
  • Ballroom glass facade, and glass roof element.
  • Glazed main entrance with projecting steel sheet canopy.
  • 3,000 m2 screen with forest motif design.
  • Over 70 different door types.
  • 1,400 lm glass parapet.
  • 2,000+ sun protection/glare shield systems in various designs.
  • Dolder station housing.
  • East wing extension.

Innovations / Challenges

  • High quality execution for 5 Star Hotel.
  • Design and type diversity.
  • Complex connection situations between new and old buildings.
  • New development of listed timber profile.
  • Ornamental screen in thick aluminium sheet.
 

Related links

» www.thedoldergrand.com
» www.fosterandpartners.com

Awards

November 2008 (UK): The European Hotel Design Awards Winner ”Architecture of the Year” – Conversion of an Existing Hotel Building”

January 2009 (UK): Wallpaper Design Winner in the ”Best New or Renovated Hotel” category Hotel Management International’s European Hospitality Awards: ‘Hotel of the Year’ – The Dolder Grand

Wallpaper Awards: Judge‘s Awards, Best New or Renovated Hotel - The Dolder Grand (see above) FX Interior Design Awards Best Hotel Project The Dolder Grand’s pool and spa

European Hotel Design Awards, Best Conversion of an Existing Hotel Building – The Dolder Grand
 
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