Brown Boveri Square | Baden Switzerland | Schmid Landschaftsarchitekten

Brown Boveri Square | Baden  Switzerland | Schmid Landschaftsarchitekten
The formerly enclosed working area of ¬†Brown Boveri & Cie, where in the past turbines and electrical motors were manufactured, to be converted to a lively urban square. However, even in this new configuration, the heritage of the Place can still be perceived. The Brown Boveri-Square is being transformed from an industrial to a cultural square; culture meaning also “cultivating”, since a classical tree formation outlines the square, leaving the center free. A further refinement of the new public space is achieved through the use of decorative casting moulds, which are conceived as a development of the well-¬≠known industrial steel applications.

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