162 TRADE FAIR BASEL, NEW TOWER AND SQUARE

162
Trade Fair Basel, New Tower and Square
Basel, Switzerland
Competition 1998

FACTS

Herzog & de Meuron Team:
Partners: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Christine Binswanger
Project Team: Lukas Bögli, Rita Maria Diniz, Detlef Horisberger, Hans-Ulrich Matter, Richard Wickli

Client:
MCH Messe Schweiz AG, Basel, Switzerland

Planning:
Architect: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland
Structural Engineering: WMM Ingenieure, Basel, Switzerland

Specialist / Consulting:
Traffic Planning: Jauslin + Stebler, Basel, Switzerland

Building Data:
Building Footprint: 810sqm / 8,720sqft
Building Dimensions: Length 37m / 121ft, Width 27m / 89ft, Height 100m / 328ft
Gross Floor Area: 26,470sqm / 284,920sqft

Figures:
Hotel with 9,790sqm / 105,378sqft, 220 rooms, restaurant, bar, sky lobby; Administration and service centre 2,550sqm / 27,447sqft; Offices 4,830sqm / 51,990sqft; Car park with 52 lots