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Meret Oppenheim tower rises

In the heart of Basel next to the SBB railway station the Meret Oppenheim high-rise is currently under construction. wh-p Ingenieure has provided planning services in work stage 1 to 3. Architect: Herzog & de Meuron.



Excavation pit for Roche Tower Bau 2

Reaching a height of 205 m the Roche Tower Bau 2 will be the tallest building in Switzerland and will even exceed Bau 1 nearby. The first step of the pit has been excavated. The slab to start with the top-down construction is actually under construction. This method enables the superstructure and the underground structure to be built simultaneously. Architect: Herzog & de Meuron.


© Degelo Architekten


1st prize in the Heidelberg Convention Centre design competition

Congratulations to Degelo Architekten for winning the 1st Prize in the design competition for the Heidelberg Convention Centre.


Krümmung Trägt - Curves Carry

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Congratulations to EM2N for the 1st prize

In the competition for the commercial area Quartier Heidestrasse in Berlin we supported the architectural design team with concepts for the superstructure and the facade support structure. Half of the ten buildings are planned as twelve storey structures.


© ds.architekten eth sia


Congratulations to ds.architekten for the 4th prize

In the two-stage competition for the replacement buildings for the Centre for Geriatric Psychiatry "Haus im Wald" and the Centre for Crisis Intervention "Haus am Hügel" wh-p Ingenieure AG provided structural consultation.


© Caesar Zumthor and Markus Stern


Congratulations to Caesar and Markus for winning the 3rd prize

Together with the architects, we developed an external reinforced concrete structure for the tendered competition for the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. The reinforced concrete ribbons are planned without joints. The facade carries the slab loads. This allows for a design with column-free facade zones.