Herzog & de Meuron
Competition
2018
Project
2019-
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Process

Potential future “Life Science Cluster” along Basel’s historical city walls. Contemporary buildings for teaching, research, & healing emerge behind the historic cityscape.

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Functional and urbanistic composition of three building components: plinth, cube & pavilion. The plinth embraces the hospital garden.

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The plinth building addresses the various scales of its complex urban surroundings. The cube transforms a traffic junction into a “Research Square.” The pavilion on the roof for nephrology.

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The entrance hall extends from the street to the hospital garden. Daylight and views ease orientation.

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Team

Facts

Client
University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Planning
General Planer: ARGE USB K3 | Herzog & de Meuron, Rapp
Project Architect: Herzog & de Meuron Basel Ltd, Switzerland, Basel
Site Management: Rapp AG, Switzerland, Basel
Landscape Architect: Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten AG, Switzerland, ZĂĽrich
Structural Engineering: ZPF Ingenieure AG, Switzerland, Basel
Mechanical Engineering: Hochstrasser Glaus & Partner Consulting AG, Peter Glaus, Switzerland, ZĂĽrich
Electrical Engineering: Boess SYTEK AG, Switzerland, Binningen
Plumbing Engineering: Schudel + Schudel AG, Switzerland, Kollbrunn
Building Automation: Baumgartner GmbH, Germany, Kippenheim
Technical Coordination: Herrmann & Partner, Switzerlan, Basel
Civil Engeneering: Rapp Infra AG, Switzerland, Basel
Specialist / Consulting
Hospital Planning: Teamplan GmbH, Germany, TĂĽbingen
Lighting Planner: LichtKunstLicht, Germany, Bonn
Building Physics & Building Accoustic: BAKUS Bauphysik & Akustik GmbH, Switzerlnad, Basel
Fire Protection Planner: AFC Air Flow Consultung AG, Switzerland, ZĂĽrich
Facade Engineer: Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG, Switzerland, MĂĽnchenstein
Logistic: Ramboll Deutschland GmbH, Germany, Berlin
Door Specialist: TeKoSi AG; Switzerland, Thayngen
Sustainability Consultand: DB-B Dieter Bauer Beratungen, Switzerland, Bern
Building Data
Gross floor area (GFA): 605'533 sqft, 56'256 sqm
Net floor area: 254'716 sqft, 23'664 sqm
Number of levels: 20
Footprint: 55'143 sqft, 5'123 sqm
Length: 492 ft, 150 m
Width: 111 ft, 34 m
Height: 272 ft, 83 m
Gross volume (GV): 9'274'770 cbft, 262'632 cbm
Links
www.unispital-basel.ch