Tropenhaus takes a leading role in the utilization of renewable energies in the Alpine region. It breeds fish and cultivates fruit and as a model operation, it is the competency centre for experiencing with all senses the topics and services connected with it.
Construction activities, which were managed by Emch+Berger:
1st phase: New construction of Tropenhaus Frutigen consisting of the fish farm and fish processing plant, greenhouse, restaurant, exhibition and visitor tour
2nd phase: New construction of the tank system D/E, optimization and adaptations to the existing circulatory system, realization of the farm
Remodelling and Renovation of the Training Ctr., Altstetten
The renovation of the bank building dates back to 1975. Building A is going to be remodelled. The system and computer rooms on the ground floor and on the first upper floor will become offices and conference rooms. The facades on the ground and first upper floor will be redesigned. . The sheet metal facades and concrete elements will be removed to enlarge the window openings. New window elements made of aluminium profiles including sun protection will be installed. Replacement and design of a separate lobby area for new accessibility. On the 2nd upper floor, a partition system will be installed. Building B will be modified to comply with the latest state of building technology including the renovation of ramps and supports on the basement floor.
HWO New Student Housing, ETH Zurich
This housing complex, which consists of three buildings, will be construction by the Stiftung für Studentisches Wohnen of Foundation for Student Housing in cooperation with ETH Zurich. The foundation is in charge of two buildings, ETH for one of the buildings, which are co-financed with funds from private foundations. The buildings should be finished and ready for occupancy by autumn of 2015. This is not only the first housing complex, which will be located directly on the campus; with its planned 485 rooms and 8 studios in 63 shared apartments, it is also the largest student housing complex in the city.
SpenglerPark - Revitalisierung Auditorium 6. OG
Im 6.OG werden das bestehende Auditorium und die stillgelegte Schwimmhalle revitaliesiert und auf den neusten technischen Stand gebracht.
Abbruch des bestehenden Altbaus. Neubau MFH mit Büronutzung im EG, 4 Wohnungen und einer Attika-Wohnung.
New office building for Roche Group IT
Roche is planning to bring together approx. 1'300 employees of its in-house IT department on its site in Kaiseraugst. 4 new buildings will be built in a very short space of time. The construction work began in the 1st quarter of 2015. The goal of this “fast track project” is to hand over the first two buildings ready for use at the end of 2016. Emch+Berger AG Gesamtplanung Hochbau Basel will be in charge of the project after the conceptual design phase as general planner.
Honeywell International Sarl, Rolle
Neuer Honeywell Hauptsitz in Rolle / VS (ca. 240 Arbeitsplätze). Kompletter Innenausbau mit Gebäudetechnik & Sicherheit. Ausbaufläche auf 4 Geschosse verteilt, ca. 7'200 m2.