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Old Posted Nov 22, 2011, 4:25 PM
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BASEL | Roche Tower | 178 M / 584 FT | 41 FLOORS

Once completed, this will be Switzerland's tallest building.

Location: Basel, Switzerland
Height: 178m / 584ft
Floors: 41
Floor Area: 76,000m²
Use: Office
Architects: Herzog & de Meuron Architekten AG
Construction Start: 2011
Construction Finish: 2015
SSP Link: http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=53698

Renderings:


http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x...ferAnsicht.jpg


http://genevalunch.com/files/2011/01...el_skyline.jpg


http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x...sseAnsicht.jpg


http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x...ower/Basis.jpg


IMO the old design was so much better:


http://www.skyscrapernews.com/images...Basel_pic1.jpg
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Old Posted Nov 22, 2011, 4:27 PM
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Looks like a new Alp. I like it. The old design would have been great though.
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Glad to see something going ... but Basel missed an opportunity here. Was it the cost of the original design or did they just reject it ?
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The new design is definitely more conservative.
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It is finally above ground.

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