At 178 m Roche High-Rise Building 'Bau 1' situated on the banks of the Rhein in Basel will be one of the tallest buildings in Switzerland. The extremely energy-efficient building with its distinctive wedge shape and the stepped terraces to the west, was clad with an innovative Closed Cavity Façade (CCF) with diverse typologies, highly transparent glazing and highly efficient sunshading.
178 m / 584 ft
41 stories tall
Gartner manufactured for Roche Bau 1 a façade area of approx. 38,800 sqm (417,600 sq ft). The Closed Cavity Façade (CCF) from the 2nd to the top floor measures 37,485 sqm (403,500 sq ft), the CCF in EI30 quality as special design on the 2nd floor has an area of 115 sqm (1,250 sq ft).
Approx. 38,800 sqm (417,600 sq ft) of Closed Cavity Façade (CCF).
OWNER & CLIENT: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
ARCHITECT: Herzog & de Meuron
FAÇADE CONSULTANT: Drees & Sommer
FAÇADE CONSULTANT OWNER: Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG
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