EMPA Research Institute, St. Gallen
EMPA Research Institute, St. Gallen

EMPA Research Institute, St. Gallen

A new building in St. Gallen was completed for the Empa Materials Science & Technology research institute. The Empa was provided with ideal conditions for a modern research and technology institute: cutting-edge laboratories and offices as well as seminar and lecture rooms equipped to the highest standards.
The Empa is an interdisciplinary research institute of the ETH Domain, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology.

Client

Swiss Federal Office for Buildings, Zurich

Operator

EMPA Materials Science & Technology, St. Gallen

Architect

Theo Hotz AG, Architekten + Planer, Zurich

Location

St. Gallen

Use

Laboratories for chemistry, biology and physics, climate-control cabins, analysis rooms, workshops, offices, library, cafeteria

Costs

94 million CHF

Our Role

Architect's Project Manager

Our Tasks

Management of competition, pre-project and construction project, development of land-use plan, project management from design until start of construction, cost planning