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the tallest building in Basel

We were told that Basel and Zurich try to compete and out do each other in everything.. When Zurich... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
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Huge Building for a Bio Tech Giant

I was able to see this form where ever I was in the city. Parent company for Genetech located in... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time has it‘s buildings. Every time it‘s architects. And there will always be a gap- between the defenders of the past and modern architecture in a city.- But this is not about whether it is destroying the skyline or being old fashioned. It‘s simply...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Swenija
Reviewed November 1, 2018

I started a new position in June working on the 36th floor of the tower and the views are incomparable. I have lived in Basel for ten years and until the erection of this building I never saw its true beauty. It is unbelievably peaceful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 31chazm
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Basel is one of my favourite cities in the world. I was so happy to return after a 5-year absence, but my enjoyment was marred when I saw what some corporation had done to the skyline from so many angles. It is as if a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Since we've been here in Basel for the occasion of one Congress of family doctors, we couldn't miss the chance to visit this ultra modern edifice, called Roche - Turm ( Bau 1) or Roche Tower. It is located on the right shore of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We were told that Basel and Zurich try to compete and out do each other in everything.. When Zurich had the tallest building Roche build this office tower to be #1. Now that's real competition.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank iluvta2
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I was able to see this form where ever I was in the city. Parent company for Genetech located in South San Francisco. Very Clean and elegant structure.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Y2796NFkenl
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

I navigated through Basel in part because of the Roche Tower. I found the modern, medically inspired architecture to fit both the purpose of the company as one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, and a nice counterpoint to the exquisite middle ages architecture of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Eurotraveler110
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

...it is for sure good if you happen to know somebody that works there and you can access the Pebbles restaurant on the top floor at any time and have the best panoramic view over the 3-country-triangle that you can think of. On a sunny...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TheRealGelatoGirl
Reviewed January 3, 2018

It seems people either love or hate this building. I am in the "love" camp. Yes, the building is huge and can be seen from miles around, but I find the white coloring to help it blend into the clouds that are usually around. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DantesDame
Reviewed December 29, 2017

It is simple but herzog & de meuron's work. I heard this is the building for a healthcare company, Roche. Invited people only go up the building

Date of experience: December 2017
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