Everything under one roof. New Road Works Depot by VOSS Architects

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Architects
VOSS Architects, Christian Voss, in collaboration with Ebeling Architekten.
Collaborators
General planner and site management.- Rapp Architekten AG. Structural Engineers.- ZPF Ingenieure AG. EL/HVAC/PL.- HKG Engineering AG / Waldhauser + Hermann /Sanplan. Fire Safety.- Visotec. Landscape.- Berchtold + Tosoni.
Client
Directorat for Construction and Environmental Protection Canton Basel-Landschaft
Builder
Excavation/ concrete construction.- Marti AG. Timber construction/ facade.- Sohm AG. Salt silo.- Haudenschild AG.
Building Facts
Level.- ±0.00 = 361.8 absl. Dimensions (lxwxh).- 100.00 m x 26.90 m x 10.60 m / 23.85 m salt silo. Volumn.- 13'611.6 m3 (warm), 11'985.8 m3 (cold). External gross floor area.- 1,347.5 m². Gross floor area.- 1,897.1 m². Net floor area.- 1,661.2 m². Façade area.- 1,916.5 m². Roof area.- 2,906.1 m², pitch 15°
Structure
- Laminated veneer beech lumber. - Spruce wood. - Concrete. - OSB boards. - Steel.
Dates
Competition.- 1st prize, open competition, 2015. Completion.- May 2019.
Venue / Adress
Netzenstrasse 3, 4450 Sissach, Switzerland.
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Christian Voss VOSS Architects

VOSS Architects is an international architecture and design practice established in 2014. Founded on 19 years of experience, VOSS Architects is based in Switzerland. The practice provides full design services and is currently working on projects mainly in Europe and Australia.

Christian Voss, Principal and Founder of VOSS Architects, worked prior to setting up the practice in collaboration with Herzog de Meuron in Basel, Ian Moore Architects in Sydney and Denton Corker Marshall in London, mainly working on projects for John Pawson.

He worked as the Project Manager for the winning Flinders Street Station competition with Herzog de Meuron and contributed to other large scale projects like the Tate Modern Extension in London, various residential buildings in Switzerland and mixed use high rise building studies in New York City. In London and Sydney, Christian worked on and led a number of single and multi residential buildings as well as high- end retail projects. During these years he gained valuable experiences in all fields of architectural practice, from concept design, tender and documentation to completion.

Christian's design philosophy and architectural understanding was very much influenced by his studies at the Bauhaus University in Weimar and the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art, UK.

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