Lead Design Architecture and Building Services
Roche LIM Mannheim

Our role in planning varied over the project phases. In the CD (Concept Design) and BD (Basic Design) phases, the design concept of ‘Building for the next user’ was established. In this planning concept, all facets of the building model (structural design, architecture) as well as the services and technical utilities are encorporated. In this way, the design process is controlled from the inside out with the following criteria in the forefront:

• starting with the inception of the project, a systematic integration of all aspects of construction disciplines within the project.

• modularisation of the majority of constructive tasks, thereby reducing complexity and enabling prefabrication

• systematic division between basic fit-out/installation and user fit-out/installation with clearly defined interface and transfer points

• Clear definition of configuration restrictions (Geometry and Interface)

• Database supported design (BIM)

The first stage of the planing was developed on the basis of interdisciplinary interior structural specifications.

The final detail design plans and all preliminary tasks in the DD phase were executed individually by the architectural, structural, technical building service planners and integrated into a modular overall model, consisting of technical construction plans as well as compiled data. A construction manager oversees the process on behalf of the developer.


Project data

Project Date: Roche Laboratory Infrastructure Mannheim LIM
Location: Mannheim
Client: Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Architect design: digitales bauen gmbh
Architect detailed engineering: Schmidt & Schmidt
Gross Total Area: 27,310 m²
Construction Costs: 70 M€
Levels: 9
Service Period: 2012-2016


Categories

Lead Design Architecture and Building Services
Integrated Building Services
Modularisation
Database Driven Design
Support System
Prefabrication
Internet Based Project Server
Roche


Location

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Integrated Building Services Layout
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3D-Visualisation © Roche LIM Mannheim
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Horizontal and vertical integration of all subsections and components
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Project Grid with Area Identification
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Common Detail
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Common Detail Section
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3D MEP Detailed Engineering
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3D MEP Detailed Engineering