Geneva main station

Cornavin axo vue ensemble

Axo central station area

Cornavin gare axo zoom

Axo station and public spaces

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Axo interface central station and district Les Grottes

Project title:

Pôle Urbain Cornavin Genf (2017)

Main themes:

Reconstruction of a main train station with over 100'000 passengers per day, reorientation of the station by a new underground extension for regional and long distance traffic (change of passenger flows), treatment of development pressure in a small scale urban district, representation, further development of identity, synergies between a new central station and a sensible district restructuration, small station squares with additional district functions as interface between station and urban district, usage concept, dense pedestrian network, clarification of urban spaces, direct routing to improve orientation and wayfinding.


Van de Wetering Atelier für Städtebau GmbH (lead planners), Hager Partner AG (landscape architects), Basler Hofmann AG (mobility engineers)


City of Geneva


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Masterplan Zurich HB - Central

New Central Station Lucerne

Cornavin gare maquette voies
Cornavin gare maquette passages
Cornavin gare maquette deuxcotes
Cornavin gare maquette grottes
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Pièce urbaine comme connecteur global

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Espace cohérent et perméable comme interface

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Côté sud, façade et lieu de représentation de la ville

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Côté nord, espace vivant à l’échelle du quartier

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Zoning guidelines

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Public space guidelines

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Interface guidelines

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Urban morphology guidelines

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Pedestrian network guidelines

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Car traffic guidelines

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Public transport guidelines

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Bicycle network guidelines