174 HELVETIA, NORTH WING

174
Helvetia, Extension of Head Office, North Wing
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Competition 1989, project 1999-2001, realization 2001-2004

FACTS

Herzog & de Meuron Team:
Jacques Herzog, Pierre De Meuron
Project Architects: Erich Diserens (Associate), Anna Fuchs
Project Team: Lukas Kupfer, Patrik Linggi, Corinna Menn, Julio Muñoz, Julia Schott

Client:
Helvetia Versicherungen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Planning:
Lead Design Architect: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland.
General Contractor: Zschokke AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Structural Engineering: Nänny & Partner AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland; c + n Ingenieurbüro, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Specialist / Consulting:
Façade Consulting: Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG, Münchenstein / Basel, Switzerland.
Acoustics: Studer Bauphysik, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Building Data:

Site Area: 3,530sqm / 37,996sqft
Building Footprint: 1,580sqm / 17,007sqft
Gross Floor Area: 15,265sqm / 164,312sqft

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Gerhard Mack, Herzog & de Meuron: Herzog & de Meuron 1997-2001. Das Gesamtwerk. Band 4.
Edited by: Gerhard Mack. Basel / Boston / Berlin, Birkhäuser, 2008. Vol. No. 4.

Gerhard Mack, Herzog & de Meuron: Herzog & de Meuron 1997-2001. The Complete Works. Volume 4.
Edited by: Gerhard Mack. Basel / Boston / Berlin, Birkhäuser, 2008. Vol. No. 4.

Luis Fernández-Galiano (Ed.): Arquitectura Viva. Herzog & de Meuron 1978-2007.
2nd rev. ed. Madrid, Arquitectura Viva, 2007.

Nobuyuki Yoshida (Ed.): Architecture and Urbanism. Herzog & de Meuron 2002-2006.
Tokyo, A+U Publishing Co., Ltd., 08.2006.

Fernando Márquez Cecilia, Richard Levene (Eds.): El Croquis. Herzog & de Meuron 1998-2002. La Naturaleza del Artificio. The Nature of Artifice.
Vol. No. 109/110, Madrid, El Croquis, 2002.

Wilfried Wang: Herzog & de Meuron.
3rd adv. and rev. ed. Basel / Boston / Berlin, Birkhäuser, 1998. (= Studiopaperback).