Basel campus for Roche healthcare

Herzog & de Meuron unveils Basel campus for Roche healthcare




Basel campus for Roche healthcareRoche presents development plan for its Basel site. Over the next 10 years, Roche will invest 3 billion Swiss francs in the construction of a new research and development centre for around 1,900 employees and in renovating the historic office building designed by Otto R. Salvisberg.
Basel campus for Roche healthcareThe development plan, created by Herzog & de Meuron, will bring a large part of the Basel workforce together in modern laboratories and offices on the main site who are presently spread across the city of Basel.
Basel campus for Roche healthcarePlans also include a new office building in the interior of the Roche site that will be 205 m tall (approximately 50 storeys) and provide space for up to 1,700 office workplaces. Building 2 is expected to be ready for occupation by 2021.
Basel campus for Roche healthcareHerzog & de Meuron: “With the Roche area development plan, we see a basic principle of our work realized, and that is densification. This is relevant for the entirety of Basel, even for all of Switzerland, as well as for the current national discourse regarding urban sprawl.” Source by Herzog & de Meuron.
Basel campus for Roche healthcareLocation: Basel, Switzerland
Architect: Herzog & de Meuron
Year: 2014

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