Herzog & de Meuron
Competition
1989
Project
2013-2017
Realization
2015-2017
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Drawings

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Team

Facts

Client
Helvetia Versicherungen
Planning
Project Architect: Herzog & de Meuron Basel Ltd., Basel, Switzerland
Executive Architect: B+P Baurealisation, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Landscape Architect: Bu╠łhler+Scherler, St. Gallen, Switzerland
HVAC Engineering: Waldhauser + Hermann, St.Gallen, Switzerland
Electrical Engineering: Bu╠łhler+Scherler, St. Gallen, Switzerland
HVAC Engineering: Waldhauser + Hermann, St.Gallen, Switzerland
Plumbing Engineering: Staub Sanit├Ąrplanung GmbH, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Structural Engineering: Gruenenfelder + Lorenz AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure AG, Basel, Switzerland
Specialist / Consulting
Acoustics: Studer + Strauss AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Building Physics: Studer + Strauss AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Catering Consultant: axet GmbH, Embrach, Switzerland
Facade Engineering: EPPAG, Mu╠łnchenstein, Switzerland
Sustainability Consultant: Baumgartner & Partner, Du╠łbendorf, Switzerland
Vertical Transportation: Jappsen Ingenieure, Berlin, Germany
Fire Protection: Amstein + Walthert, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Special Collaborators
Art on Site: Adrian Schiess, Paints and Arts, Buchs, Switzerland
Building Data
Gross floor area (GFA): 57'619 sqft, 5'353 sqm
GFA above ground: 31'269 sqft, 2'905 sqm
GFA below ground: 26'360 sqft, 2'449 sqm
Net floor area: 51'106 sqft, 4'748 sqm
Outside Facilities: 37'673 sqft, 3'500 sqm
Number of levels: 7
Footprint: 6'458 sqft, 600 sqm
Length: 104 ft, 32 m
Width: 55 ft, 17 m
Height: 59 ft, 18 m
Gross volume (GV): 664'693 cbft, 18'822 cbm
Facade surface: 13'799 sqft, 1'282 sqm
Links
www.helvetia.com

Bibliography

Clementine Hegner-van Rooden: ÔÇťZwei Kegel auf der Kuppe.ÔÇŁ In: Marko Sauer (Ed.). ÔÇťModulor. St. Gallen und der Beton.ÔÇŁ Urdorf, Boll AG, 03.2018. pp. 60-65.

Arend K├Âlsch: ÔÇťErweiterungsbauten: Helvetia-Hauptsitz, St. Gallen, SchweizÔÇŁ, 1989-2004/2017. Herzog & de Meuron. In: Annette Gigon, Mike Guyer, Arend K├Âlsch in collaboration with Isabel Gutzwiller (Eds.). ÔÇťB├╝rogeb├Ąude.ÔÇŁ Z├╝rich, gta Verlag ETH Z├╝rich Institut f├╝r Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur, 2019. pp. 290-295, 340.

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