Topping-out in Ittigen

Topping-out in Ittigen

On Friday 9 November 2018, the Federal Office for Buildings and Logistics celebrated the completion of the structural work for the new administration building with all the actors involved.

Fifth place Ambilly

Fifth place Ambilly

“Jules et Jim” together reached the fifth place in a competition for the urban development of two sites in Ambilly.

Super Monday for Joggeli

Super Monday for Joggeli

On Monday 22 October, the St.Jakobshalle was officially inaugurated during the opening of the Swiss Indoors Basel. The last construction stage, the refurbishment of the hall, has now been completed. We would like to thank all contributors for their great commitment.

 

Link SRF “Die St.Jakobshalle ist bereits für die Swiss Indoors”

Link SRF “St.Jakobshalle in Basel: Eine markante, neue Adresse”

Link SRF “Stimmungsvolle Einweihung der neuen St.Jakobshalle”

Prix Bilan

Prix Bilan

The magazine Bilan honoured our administration centre in Geneva with the first prize for the best renovation of an office building. We received the award in a glamorous ceremony in Lausanne on 2 october.

Website Prix Bilan de l’Immobilier 2018

Office tour 2018

Office tour 2018

We spent a beautiful september weekend in Paris with Oscar Niemeyer, Jean Nouvel, OMA, Muoto, LAN, Le Corbusier, Beckmann/N’Thépé, Dominique Perrault and many more.

BCFWS officially opened

BCFWS officially opened

On 4 september 2018 the “building for federal counsellor Walther Stampfli” for the compensation fund of the OASI in Geneva was formally inaugurated. Federal counsellor Ueli Maurer cut the ribbon together with representatives of the governement, the fund and the compensation office Manuel Leuthold, Marco Netzer, Eric Breval, Pierre Maudet, Serge Gaillard and Christian Kuntzer.

Fourth place Gemeindesaal Arlesheim

Fourth place Gemeindesaal Arlesheim

With our project “Dyade” for a community hall in Arlesheim we are celebrating another success in a competition.

We are very happy about the award for our administration building of the OASI in Geneva.

Link to “best architects 19”

Second place Embassy in Beijing

Second place Embassy in Beijing

Our contribution for the Swiss Embassy in Beijing has reached the second place in the open competition.

Swiss E-Mobility Hub

Swiss E-Mobility Hub

We are developing the Swiss E-Mobility Hub together with the Genossenschaft Elektra Baselland (EBL) in Pratteln. It is a modern innovation centre for electric mobility with the largest electric charging station in Europe.

Joggeli on the home stretch

Joggeli on the home stretch

The last construction stage of the St. Jakobshalle has started with the renovation of the arena.

Fourth place therapeutical school

Fourth place therapeutical school

We are pleased about the fourth place of our projekt “Katsura” in the competition for a therapeutical school in Berne and congratulate the deserved winner.

Ittigen is growing

Ittigen is growing

Storey by storey starting at the ground floor, the concrete construction is being put up simultaneously with the wood construction. The first flight of the broad winding stairs has already been released from the complex formwork. Only the surface of the steps will have to be grinded for its completion.

Mission of the demolition excavator

Mission of the demolition excavator

The old underground parking and a temporary facility on the site of the international organisation in Geneva are beeing dismantled in order to make space for the new construction.

First place in Kreuzlingen

First place in Kreuzlingen

We are delighted that we won the competition for the extension of the centre for the elderly in Kreuzlingen.

Mock-up Ittigen

Mock-up Ittigen

The mock-up illustrates aesthetical and constructional aspects of the facade and the interior in order to help the planners and clients taking decisions. During the construction of a hybrid timber building, master builder, timber constructor and facade constructor have to work closely together. Procedures can be optimized for the actual building process with help of the mock-up.

Fifth Place BEmotion Base

Fifth Place BEmotion Base

Our project “Agora”attained fifth place in the competition for a new multifunctional hall and congress center in Berne.

St.Jakobshalle ready for Swiss Indoors

St.Jakobshalle ready for Swiss Indoors

The construction phase is almost terminated and on 21 october, the new entrance hall will be ready for its first event:

The Swiss Indoors

Webcam

Telebasel News report of 4 october 2017

We are building with Swiss beech wood

We are building with Swiss beech wood

The first beech logs are beeing processed for the ground floor in Ittigen.

Link to the film of Vander Lemes

Heroes of the building site

Heroes of the building site

Documentation of the progress of St.Jakobshalle and the persons responsible by the photographer Barbara Bühler (http://www.barbarabuehler.com).

Webcam

Telebasel News, 4 October 2017

Office tour 2017

Office tour 2017

During three days, we travelled to Ivrea, Turin and Como visiting numerous buildings by Nervi, Matté Trucco, Piano, Figini & Pollini, Terragni and many more.

Giant crane for the AHV

Giant crane for the AHV

The largest mobile crane in Switzerland is mounting the last elements on the facade of the AHV building in Geneva.

“Der Bestatter” in Malters

“Der Bestatter” in Malters

The sixth season of the successful series “Der Bestatter” has partly been shot in Malters. For this purpose, the Kaiserhof was occupied for several days. The gardening company Hodel & Partner temporarily became the funeral undertaker Liechtinger.

Ground-breaking Geneva

Ground-breaking Geneva

On Thursday, 8 June 2017, the groundbreaking ceremony for the headquarters of an international organisation took place in Geneva with Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General, Ambassador Valentin Zellweger as representative of the Swiss Confederation, Mr François Longchamp, President of the Canton of Geneva and the President of the Community of Pregny-Chambésy, Mr Philippe Schwarm.

Ground-breaking in Ittigen

Ground-breaking in Ittigen

After nearly five years of planning, the ground-breaking ceremony was celebrated on 1st June 2017. We would like to thank all the project participants for their excellent cooperation so far!

«Milestone» St. Jakobshalle

«Milestone» St. Jakobshalle

It’s going on! A stone of 26 tones was delivered at construction area. This stone will carry the projecting roof. St. Jakobshalle is the second largest event hall of Switzerland.

Photographs: Barbara Bühler und Berrel Berrel Kräutler

Office tour 2016

Office tour 2016

The office tour took us this year to the westside of Switzerland and abroad: Ittigen, Vouvry, Evian, Geneva, Biel and Basel.