Corridor window , 1865

  • Hauptgebäude, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Corridor window in the Hauptgebäude of the ETH Zurich, built by Gottfried Semper in 1865 in downtown Zurich.
  • The corridor has a circular form. Each window has a single table in front of it with one or two chairs, for the students to work in a brightful space, despite the narrow space.
  • The glass windows have two wings, divided in six parts with a wooden frame. It’s now not possible to open them.

People: Read, Sit, Study, Walk

typology: School

Climate: Heat, Light

Location: Town, Urban

Material: Concrete, Glass, Wood

Era: 1800s

Contributor: Samuel Dayer
31 October 2017