Basel

Switzerland

Facts

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
212

Tallest City in

the World

#
19

Tallest City in

Europe
#
1

Tallest City in

Switzerland

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Roche Turm Bau 2
205 m / 673  ft
2 Roche Turm Bau 1
178 m / 584  ft
3 Basler Messeturm
105 m / 344  ft
4 Claraturm
96 m / 315  ft
5 Meret Oppenheim Hochhaus
85 m / 279  ft

Global News

22 December 2022

Tower Proposed with Forest-Like Exterior for New Basel Headquarters

In 2021, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) launched an international architectural competition for the development of its Basel-based headquarters. Entrants were invited to create...

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Global News

15 October 2020

Pharmaceutical Company Updates Plans for Third Tower of Basel Complex

On 14 October, 2020, Roche presented more developed plans for redesigning the Rhine-facing section of its site along Grenzacherstrasse in Basel. The development plans for...

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