Building 1 development

  • Fiist building 1, 1930
    Fiist building 1, 1930
  • The former building 15 that needed to give way to building 1, July 2010
    The former building 15 that needed to give way to building 1, July 2010
  • Start of the demolition of building 15, October 2010
    Start of the demolition of building 15, October 2010
  • The excavation has begun, June 2011
    The excavation has begun, June 2011
  • The construction pit is 19 meters deep, January 2012
    The construction pit is 19 meters deep, January 2012
  • Foundation stone-laying ceremony, May 2012
    Foundation stone-laying ceremony, May 2012
  • The building shell is on ground-level, November 2012
    The building shell is on ground-level, November 2012
  • The third basement floor is ready for the technical installations, April 2013
    The third basement floor is ready for the technical installations, April 2013
  • The building shell is growing, May 2013
    The building shell is growing, May 2013
  • The view of the crane operator, July 2013
    The view of the crane operator, July 2013
  • Construction of one of the spiral stairs typical for Roche, June 2013
    Construction of one of the spiral stairs typical for Roche, June 2013
  • Building 1 is the highest building of the Roche site in Basel, June 2013
    Building 1 is the highest building of the Roche site in Basel, June 2013
  • the building clearly rises out of the site - view from St. Alban, January 2014
    the building clearly rises out of the site - view from St. Alban, January 2014
  • the building clearly rises out of the site - view from Messeturm Basel, January 2014
    the building clearly rises out of the site - view from Messeturm Basel, January 2014
  • Building one in August 2014
    Building one in August 2014
  • Building one in August 2014
    Building one in August 2014
  • Building One with completed facade, April 2015
    Building One with completed facade, April 2015
  • Building One with completed facade, April 2015
    Building One with completed facade, April 2015

More than 150 people were involved in the planning phase of the building. Up to 650 workers worked on the construction site every day, helping to complete the building. It was inaugurated in September 2015 and in October 2015 the first offices were occupied.
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