New kindergarten building in Depotstrasse, Bern

Project overview

The new building consists of three above-ground floors and a basement, offering rooms for three kindergarten classes and a day school for 50 children. The structural framework is designed as a wooden constructiong. The ceilings of the ground floor and upper floors are constructed using Lignatur hollow core elements supported by steel and laminated timber beams. Vertical loads are transferred by wooden and steel columns, as well as core walls in exposed concrete. The facade and the wooden walls are designed as non-load bearing members.

Expertise involved

Structural engineering


Hochbau Stadt Bern

Architectural photography, Thomas Telley, Tafers

Our services

Design and execution of the supporting structures and the excavation pit.

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