I.U.C.N. International Union for Conservation of Nature Headquarter

Gland, Switzerland

2005

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The UICN from the reed garden The cafeteria terrace on the plains  
 

In Switzerland, the extension of the IUCN headquarters is a high energy performance building developed into a planted prairie. The new addition gathers on three floors, on the top of a semi-buried car park of 230 parking spaces, offices for 230 people, meeting rooms, a cafeteria and an exhibition hall.

Study
Client

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Team & Collaborators

Ateliers Lion Associés, Transsolar BET Climate & Energy Optimization

Area

Offices : 6 100 sqm (SHON) / Car Park : 2 700 sqm / Gardens and exterior car parks : 8 000 sqm