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From wood to wonders
HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER, from wood to wonders

Parking garage Switzerland

Studen in the near of Biel / Switzerland

Parking garage for 1,200 vehicles, which has never been seen on this scale worldwide. The unique construction was built with 3 floors with an area of 10,000 m². 3,600 m³ of cross-laminated timber and 1,000 m³ of glued laminated timber including CNC-joinery were necessary to build this structure.

Project information
Location: Studen in the near of Biel / Switzerland
Customer: de Ligno AG in Walkringen
Architect: Fa. Zaugg in Rohrbach
Structural analysis and design: Fa. Zaugg in Rohrbach
Building owner: Fa. Cotra in Lupfig
Year of construction: 2017
Products used: Cross laminated timber and glued laminated timber with CNC joinery
Special features: As a result of the weight savings of using timber as a construction material, the foundations could smaller and more cost efficient.