"CUBIC" Innovation Campus Bühler Group

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The technology company Buhler is investing CHF 50 million in an Innovation Campus for sustainable research and development at its Uzwil, Switzerland site. A state-of-the-art three-level coworking space with a dynamic high-tech facade to promote innovative products and services for a better future for future generations.

Output Krapf AG:

Krapf AG can identify itself with the processing and application of SageGlass with several implemented objects in Switzerland. This still young technology requires specific know-how and experience.

"Cubic" building envelope

  • Element construction facade in aluminium and switchable SageGlass
  • Inner courtyard glazing in mullion-transom construction with SageGlass
  • Attic storey air-lux sliding wing
  • sheet metal cladding, pergola
  • Ground floor / concrete element facade
  • Underground view of fire protection panels with sheet metal cladding
  • Glazing Main entrance / mullion/transom transom Glazing
  • Perforated windows, doors, gates, fire protection closures, rear-ventilated sheet metal cladding

Facts and figures

  • "Cubic", floor space 6 m from the floor, area L 50x W 50x H10 m, attic floor 4.5 m high
  • Construction period: March to September 2018
  • Building category: Commercial buildings, Office buildings
  • Client: Buhler - Immo Betriebs AG
  • Facade planner: PBF Fassadentechnik GmbH, Abtwil
  • Project Manager: Patrick Senteler, Krapf AG
  • Architect: Carlos Martinez Architects, Berneck; UZE Architecture, Uzwil
  • Construction management: Caretta+Weidmann, Zurich

Highest reliability, what building owners, architects and window manufacturers demand

It's time to change the way we approach design and the methods we use to control the effects of sunlight. Time for solutions with new, sustainable solutions and for more comfort and well-being of people in the buildings we build and renovate.

SageGlass opens up new paths. The world's most intelligent glazing solution changes people's lives in buildings by combining the structural and natural environment. Thanks to the electronically controlled tinting function of SageGlass, the glazing can be tinted at any time - as sun protection, heat protection or to avoid glare, without any awnings, blinds or roller blinds. This technology enables enormous savings in air-conditioning costs, as up to 95 percent of solar radiation can be prevented.

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