News

The Exchange coming to completion in Vancouver is more than half leased

“Vancouver’s office market makes a comeback […]”
The Exchange is arguably the best example of collaborative modern and historic architecture in Canada, and it boasts a world-class location,” said Salim Sayani, president of Executive Group, which recently opened hotels in New York and Toronto. “The Exchange’s design team has done an amazing job integrating state-of-the-art technology with space-planning strategies.”

Frongarten St. Gallen
05 April 2017

HGS wins competition for a new office building for medisuisse in Frongartenstrasse, St. Gallen.
Placed in a business area close to the historical city centre, the volume completes the urban block while underlining its own identity. The building is to be realised with an innovative prefabricated wood system which facilitates the construction process in a plot with difficult access and provides flexibility for the office space.

Frongarten St. Gallen

The Exchange tops out
3rd April 2017

The Exchange

Photo by Herbert Meier

Studio Basel
March 2017

Harry Gugger Studio publishes competition entry for Studio Basel Bruderholz housing development.

Studio Basel Bruderholz

Viscosi-Stadt Atelier Building, Construction start
30th January 2017

Construction of the new building 744 for the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has started. Following the gutting and removal of hazardous materials demolition of the existing building 744 and the former „Pilothalle“ on the Viscosistadt campus in Emmenbrücke is now in progress.

The Exchange- Building Progress
27th January 2017

Harry Gugger has visited the construction site of the Exchange building in Vancouver to witness the topping out of his first high rise building development in North America. The office tower in the heart of the financial district will be Canada's first LEED Platinum rated heritage restoration building. Its full completion is scheduled for late 2017.

Viscosi-Stadt Atelier Building, Application granted
16th January 2017

The council of Emmenbrücke and the canton Lucerne have granted planning permission for Harry Gugger Studio to design building 744 for the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences on the Viscosistadt campus.

After the construction of the new building 744 in combination with its adjacent existing building 745, the new home of the entire Arts and Design Department will be completed, consolidating teaching, atelier and workshop-spaces on location.

Spenglerpark high-rise moves forward
10th January 2017

The building conservation and landscape preservation commission of the canton Basel-Land has given the green light to the detailed development of the 100m high-rise proposal for the Spenglerpark site in Münchenstein. This will enable us to commence with development of the local masterplan and Harry Gugger Studio will undertake further work on the preliminary design stage.

Schweizweit 'Blind Dates'
16th February 2017

Harry Gugger will be participating in discussion series of the ‘Schweizweit’ Exhibition called ‘Blind Dates’, open to the public on the 16th February 2017 at 6.30 pm.

Blind Date 2 | S AM

Swissmetal-Areal Dornach, Invited Urban Study
January 2017

Harry Gugger Studio is invited to participate in the Urban Study for ‘Swissmetal-Areal’, an extensive industrial area in Dornach, that is to be converted to a new mixed-use neighborhood.