Zurich Main Station

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Vision 2050, urban space Zurich Central Station

Project title

Masterplan Zürich HB - Central (2021-2022)

Main themes

Main station, hypercentre, transfer point of international importance, public space, orientation, sense of well-being, very frequented urban space, prioritization of pedestrian traffic, tram network, tram stops, increase in public transport capacity, closure for car traffic transit, delivery, bicycle traffic, bicycle parking, social space, hyperdiversity, appropriation, stay, furnishing, feeling of safety, greening, climate measures, drainage, urban planning physics, wind, climate, sunlight, participation


Van de Wetering Atelier für Städtebau (Lead planners; urbanism, urban space), Basler Hofmann AG (traffic planning and engineering), Hager Partner AG (landscape architecture, urban climate experts), Albprojekte (social aspects)


City of Zurich


City of Zürich

Article NZZ, 2.6.2022

Article Hochparterre, 1.6.2022

Article Tagesanzeiger, 31.5.2022

Article NZZ, 4.6.2021

Comparable projects:

New Central Station Lucerne

Geneva Main Station

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Generous urban space

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Two stations, many identities

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Ring system: distribution, priorities

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Monumental station square

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Museum park

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Leap over the Limmat

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