249 NEW STADT-CASINO BASEL

249
New Stadt-Casino Basel
Basel, Switzerland
Competition 2004

FACTS

Herzog & de Meuron Team:
Partners: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Harry Gugger
Project Architects: Philippe Fürstenberger (Associate), Catherine Preiswerk
Project Team: Roman Aebi, Hans Focketyn, Michel Kehl, Noémie Laviolle, Dirk Peters, Gerrit Sell

Client:
Stadtcasino AG, Basel, Switzerland

Planning:
General Planning: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland
Architect Planning: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland
Associate Architect: Proplaning AG, Basel, Switzerland
Structural Engineering: WGG Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure AG, Basel, Switzerland
Plumbing Engineering: Beat Friedrich Haustechnik, Basel, Switzerland
Mechanical Engineering: Waldhauser AG, Basel, Switzerland
Electrical Engineering: Mettler + Partner, Basel, Switzerland
Landscape Design: Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten, Zurich, Switzerland

Specialist / Consulting:
Facade Consulting: Emmer Pfenninger AG, Basel, Switzerland
Traffic Planning: Ernst Basler + Partner, Basel, Switzerland
Fire Protection: Institut für Baustatik und Konstruktion ETHZ, Prof. Dr. Mario Fontana, Zurich, Switzerland
Cost Consultant: Proplaning AG, Basel, Switzerland
Acoustics: ARTEC, New York, USA

Building Data:
Gross Floor Area: 15,500sqm (incl. existing building)

Program:
- Shopping 1,900sqm
- Bistro / Restaurant 250sqm
- New concert hall: 750sqm, with 2 balconies, for 750 visitors
- Offices: 450sqm
- Skybar: 350sqm

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Fernando Márquez Cecilia, Richard Levene (Eds.): El Croquis. Herzog & de Meuron 2002-2006. Monumento e Intimidad. The Monumental and the Intimate.
Vol. No. 129/130, Madrid, El Croquis, 2006.

Katharina Marchal: Studienauftrag Neues Stadt-Casino Basel.
In: Verband freierwerbender Schweizer Architekten, FSAI (Ed.). Archithese. Zeitschrift und Schriftenreihe für Architektur. Brush-up, Umbau, Renovation. Vol. No. 2, Sulgen, Niggli Ltd., 03.2005. pp. 86-88.