Lindt Home of Chocolate in Kilchberg near Zürich was designed by Swiss architectural practice Christ & Gantenbein and completed in 2020. Lindt was founded in 1845 in Zürich and the construction of its factory in Kilchberg began in 1898. These days, Kilchberg is still the Lindt & Sprüngli headquarter and one of 12 worldwide factories that deliver the chocolates to over 120 countries.
The industrial facade of the Lindt Home of Chocolate references its neighbours on Lindt & Sprüngli‘s factory site.
It features an immersive exhibition about chocolate, a R&D facility for future chocolate recipes, a chocolate shop, cafe and offices.
The huge atrium is 64 meters long, 15 meters high and 13m wide. It features the world’s largest chocolate fountain measuring over nine metres tall: from a stirring spoon towering above the atrium, 1500 litres of real chocolate pour down.