March 24, 2023
On March 24, the winning project by Herzog & de Meuron and all other competition entries submitted for the planned "Rosentalturm" in Basel were presented to the public in an exhibition.
The new construction of the Rosentalturm and the half-timbered building on Riehenstrasse form an innovative and sustainable extension in concrete and timber construction, developed from a constructive logic. Due to the parking facility in the basement and the staggering of the high-rise building in the vertical, a skeleton structure with stabilizing access cores lends itself as a load-bearing structure. For sustainability reasons, the high-rise is largely built with CO2-bound recycled concrete from the deconstruction of the parking facility and the excavation. In addition, the upper floor slabs are partially prefabricated and designed with a thickness of 16cm to conserve resources. The seven-story building on Riehenstrasse is planned as a pure timber structure. Like the extension of the Rosentalanlage, it will be built on top of the new parking lot.
From March 27 to April 6, 2023, all entries can be viewed daily from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the MCH Lounge at Messe Basel.
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