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03 December 2020

2 ‘Rabbit’ awards for Jakob

Every year in December, the Swiss architecture magazine Hochparterre awards its ‘Rabbit’ for Switzerland’s best architecture of the year. We are proud that Jakob Rope Systems was involved in two of the winning projects: the Plage Publique des Eaux-Vives in Geneva by LLJ Architectes and the Moos-Cham project by Loeliger Strub.

23 November 2020

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

An atrium is central to the Melbourne Conservatorium’s new home. Jakob partner Tensile delivered a safety solution with stainless steel cables that combines beauty with efficency.

Vertical cable barrier
05 November 2020

Unique footbridge with Webnet

The new suspension bridge near our headquarters in Trubschachen is almost finished. It is highly innovative, using Webnet instead of cables as hangers. This lends the bridge a very elegant look.

We would like to thank all sponsors and partners, the community of Trubschachen, Thuner Bau AG and Kambly SA

Webnet bridge over the creek Trub
Detail of kids on bikes on the bridge
View of Trubschachen and the bridge
Entrance of the Webnet bridge in Trubschachen
22 October 2020

Jakob supports research in new concrete construction methods

Jakob has been honoured to support research into new construction methods for concrete. The Block Research Group at ETH Zurich used Jakob cables to create a flexible formwork for a curved concrete roof. The HiLo roof is situated on top of NEST, the test site of Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Sciences.

(c) Block Research Group, ETH Zurich | Photos by Juney Lee and Stefan Liniger

Block Research Group at ETHZ
The completed concrete roof structure
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Dorfstrasse 34
CH-3555 Trubschachen

Phone +41 34 495 10 10
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Jakob Germany
Friedrichstraße 65
D-73760 Ostfildern

Phone +49 711 459998-60
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3, rue de l’artisanat
F-67240 Bischwiller
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