Herzog & de Meuron
Competition
2013
Project
2014–2024
Realization
2020–2024
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Process

Site

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Interior Renderings

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419_CI_2306_149_DG
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Facade

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On-Site

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Drawings

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Team

Project Team
Stephan Weber (Associate, Project Director 2022-2023, Project Manager 2017-2022)
Martin Krapp (Associate, Project Director, 2019-2022)
Linxi Dong (Associate, Project Director, 2015-2019)
Alexander Reichert (Associate, Project Manager, 2013-2017)
Marc Schmidt (Associate, Project Architect, 2017-2021)
María Ángeles Lerín Ruesca (Associate, Project Architect, 2016-2017)
Alexander Stern (Project Architect, 2015-2017)
Roman Aebi
José Aguirre
Farhad Ahmad
Bruno de Almeida Martins
Fernando Alonso
Liliana Filipa Amorim Rocha
Michal Baurycza
Laura-Sophie Behrends
Erasmo Bitetti
Leif Buchmann
Abigail Chang
Yasemin Ciorabai
David Colombini
Marta ColĂłn de Carvajal SalĂ­s
Massimo Corradi
Linxi Dong
Benjamin Engelhardt
Federica von Euw
Carla Ferrando
Florian Frank
Moritz Fuchs
Monica Gaspar Bonilla
Luis Gisler
Philipp GmĂŒr
Stefan Goeddertz
Julio Gotor ValcĂĄrcel
Sven Grothues
Jorge Guerra
Fabiola Guzman-Rivera
Yuko Himeno
Michael Ho
Sofie Hoyer
Adrian Hug
Vasileios Kalisperakis
Konstantinos Katsas
Martin Krapp
Maria Krasteva
Sophia Landsherr
Victor Lefebvre
María Ángeles Lerín Ruesca
Áron LƑrincz
Hadi Madwar
Fabienne Maritz
Clément Thomas Mathieu
Cristina Moldes Andres
Sina Momtaz
Alonso Mortera
Magnus Möschel
Neda Mostafavi
Nicolas Mourot
Benjamin Muller
Raneen Nosh
Dominik NĂŒssen
Riccardo Orsini
Sorav Partap
Felipe Pecegueiro Curado
Pedro Peña Jurado
Svea Petersen
Laura Petrache
Valeria Polakovicova
ZaĂŻra Pourier
Aida Ramirez Marrujo
Holger Rasch
Alexander Reichert
Nuno Reis Pereira
Steffen Riegas
Boris Rieger
Giacomo Rossi
Noëmi Ruf
Amanda Sachs-Mangold
Eduardo Salgado Mordt
Philipp Schaefle
Philipp Schallnau
Kilian Schellenberger
Martin Schulte
GĂŒnter Schwob
Francisca Soares de Moura
Alexander Stern
Kai Strehlke
Diana-Ionela Toader
RaĂșl Torres MartĂ­n
Florian Tschacher
Samantha Vasseur
Aramis Vincenzi
Pimchanok Wangveeramit
Stephan Weber
Daniel Wilson
Mathew Winter
Julius Zucco

Facts

Client
Helvetia Schweizerische Lebensversicherungsgesellschaft AG
Planning
General Planning: Rapp AG, Basel, Switzerland
Electrical Engineering: Hefti Hess Martignoni Basel Ltd, Basel, Switzerland
HVAC Engineering: Hochstrasser Glaus & Partner, Zurich, Switzerland
Plumbing Engineering: GRP Ingenieure, Rotkreuz ZG, Switzerland
Plumbing Engineering: Rapp Infra AG, Basel, Switzerland
Structural Engineering: Schnetzer Puskas International AG, Basel, Switzerland
Landscape Architect: Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten AG, Zurich, Switzerland
MEP Engineering: Waldhauser + Hermann AG, MĂŒnchenstein, Switzerland
Plumbing Engineering: Schmutz + Partner AG, Basel, Switzerland
Specialist / Consulting
Facade Consulting: Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG, EPPAG, MĂŒnchenstein, Switzerland
Lighting Consulting: Reflexion AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Other: Alfacel AG, Kriens, Switzerland
Sustainability Consulting: CSD Ingenieure AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Fire Protection Consulting: Gruner AG, Basel, Switzerland
Audio Visual Consulting: Intelliconcept AG, Rotkreuz ZG, Switzerland
Geotechnic Consulting: Kiefer & Studer AG, Reinach, Switzerland
Acoustic Consulting: Kopitsis Bauphysik AG, Wohlen, Switzerland
Building Physics Consulting: Kopitsis Bauphysik AG, Wohlen, Switzerland
Traffic Consulting: Reto Vollenweider
Gastronomy Consulting: SODA Project & Design GmbH, FĂŒrth, Germany
Fire Protection Consulting: Salvatore Ferrara
Building Data
Site Area: 76'961 sqft, 7'150 sqm
Gross floor area (GFA): 297'621 sqft, 27'650 sqm
GFA above ground: 199'132 sqft, 18'500 sqm
GFA below ground: 98'489 sqft, 9'150 sqm
Net floor area: 161'458 sqft, 15'000 sqm
Number of levels: 15
Footprint: 37'135 sqft, 3'450 sqm
Length: 246 ft, 75 m
Width: 147 ft, 45 m
Height: 147 ft, 45 m
Gross volume (GV): 4'061'190 cbft, 115'000 cbm
Facade surface: 115'119 sqft, 10'695 sqm
Links
www.helvetia.com

Location