23.06.2020 – Best photos of Zurich

Unusual homes in Zurich

Text: Eva Hediger Photos: Jasmin Frei

A secluded house on the Üetliberg? A spacious loft in the heart of the city? A tiny apartment in Niederdorf? Or how about a house-share, cat included? Four Zurich locals tell us about their homes.

image
image
image

‘We just need space’

As a boy, Claus Feit dreamt of having a home that he could drive into. Now his wish has almost come true – he and his family live in a huge loft in the heart of the city.

Read the whole story

image
image
image

‘The trees are my neighbours’

Jacqueline Mannheimer lives where others go to relax. Her home is just a few minutes’ walk from Uetliberg station. City-dwellers come here to celebrate special occasions or take a break.

Read the whole story

Ad

image
image
image

‘I must have been a monk in a previous life’

For the last twenty years, Leo Ineichen has been living in what locals call the Dörfli – the ‘little village’ of Niederdorf that forms part of Zurich’s old town. His small apartment is furnished in Asian style and festooned with his own paintings.

Read the whole story

image
image
image

‘Our motto is: “Just do it”.’

Johanna Seeliger and her husband have two homes – a house in a tiny village of 480 souls, and a shared flat in the heart of district 4. Johanna loves living with her four flatmates – and the view over the city streets.

Read the whole story