Banque Cantonale de Genève
Architects: Mentha & Rosset architectes SA / Galéras
renovation and transformation of the Molard halls, the Molard tower and buildings 56-56 bis rue du rhône including an inner courtyard.
T ingénierie sa services
T ingénierie sa - Jorand & Roget SA
full engineering services according to sia 103 art 4.2 as specialised engineer
- building dimensions: molard hall,56m x 16m, 56, 56 bis rue du rhône and inner courtyard, 52m x 16m
- height of buildings: 25m
- construction of a basement level under the ground floor:
- construction of a sealed enclosure using the jetting method placed around the buildings to be excavated to enable a basement to be dug 2.5m below the level of the water table.
- underpinning of the foundations and transfer of all the buildings' load-bearing structures on micro-piles sealed into the tight soil layer at 10m below the excavation level.
design: 1990 - 1998
works: 1998 - 2003