House of Basketball
IBF is building and managing FIBA‘s new headquarters, the “House of Basketball“ in the Swiss village of Mies , a 10-minute drive from Geneva international airport. The current status of the construction works can be viewed on a webcam.
It will house an underground parking and storage, a complete floor for FIBA‘s administrative staff, a conference centre, an exhibition hall including the FIBA Hall of Fame and a library.
The building is shape like a hand, one of the key elements of FIBA‘s visual identity. It also incorporates a steel structure reminiscent of the woven basketball net.
The building is situated on a 8‘500 sqm plot of land on the shores of Lake Geneva with a view of the lake and the alps.
Site area: 8‘500 sqm
Total Floor area: 7‘000 sqm
Usable Surface Area: 5‘000 sqm
Number of floors: 4
Number of work stations: 100 – 120 places
Underground car park spaces: 50
People behind the project
Architects: Luscher Architects SA, Lausanne
Landscaping: Luscher Architectes SA, Lausanne
Civil engieers: Ingeni SA, Geneva
Engineers: Amstein+Walthert, Ingénieurs-Conseil SA, Lausanne
Economist: M.Walter Gubser, Bussigny-sur-Lausanne
Acoustics: EcoAcoustique SA, Lausanne
Facades: Emmer Pfenniger & Partner AG, Münchenstein
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