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La Roche, Basel, Switzerland

Roche, known as one of the world's leading pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies, is betting on Switzerland for the long term and has built the Roche Tower (Building 1) in Basel, a state-of-the-art office building as a prelude to the Hoffmann-La Roche pharmaceutical group's headquarters.

The project

The structure, which became known as one of the largest buildings in Switzerland upon completion, is a state-of-the-art office tower with a height of 178 metres, consisting of 41 upper floors and three basement levels.

BCL was responsible for the construction logistics planning, for the preparation of the tender for construction logistics services and for the execution of the construction logistics.

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Services in detail


  • Construction logistics concept
  • Participation in the tendering of construction logistics services


  • Construction site logistics coordination
  • Delivery traffic control (online notification)
  • Space management
  • Floor logistics

Further information

Location Grenzacherstrasse 124
4070 Basel
Services Planning & Execution
Usage Office building
Start of construction May 2012
Completion September 2015
Project type Construction (new building)
Building owner F. Hoffmann - La Roche AG (builder owner)
Contracting entity Omnicon Gesellschaft für innovatives Bauen mbH (branch Basel)
Architect Herzog & de Meuron (Basel)
Gross floor area (GFA) 76000 m²
Number of upper floors 41
Number of basement floors 3


  • Bundling of delivery traffic flows
  • Buildings with high energy efficiency and earthquake-proof due to the special construction method