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Shanghai Roche Expansion / EXH Design

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For the extension of the Shanghai Roche Pharmaceuticals building, EXH Design created a contemporary office environment with more links with light, air and outdoor space.  For the first stage of site expansion, the existing office building will be extended with two new, four level, parallel wings.  The building is made using reinforced concrete and has achieved the highest energy efficiency standards by using  triple glazing with thermally-isolated window frames, external sun shades, a green roof, and geothermal technology.  The two storey linking blocks tie the buildings together and house multi-functional traffic and communication areas such as reception spaces, cafes, post and exhibition spaces, and all meeting rooms, boardrooms and conference rooms.

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Architects: EXH design

Client: Shanghai Roche Pharmaceuticals Limited

Location: Shanghai

Project Team: Erich Diserens, Xi Zhang, Sybil Wang, David Yin

General Contractor: M+W Zander

Cite:Karen Cilento. "Shanghai Roche Expansion / EXH Design" 15 Feb 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>