Bau 1 – Basel

Bau 1 – Basel

The tallest skyscraper in Switzerland

The highrise offers space for about 2000 employees of the pharmaceutical company F. Hoffmann- La Roche AG. The building project in the city of Basel (Switzerland) is aimed to relocate and to merge the colleagues who are currently dispersed at various locations around the city. The building with a total height of 178 m creates a bridge between function and technology and blends in perfectly with the Basel cityscape.

Project sheet Bau 1

Our performance

Construction Management


F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG



Building type

Office highrise

Building height

178 m, 41 levels

Gross floor area

GFA ca. 83.000 m²




Herzog & de Meuron

Construction time

2011 – 2015