Hilti Innovation centre, Schaan
“Research, development and production under a single roof”
Thanks to its lower height, the flat building allows the taller main office building to retain its dominance. The building structure chosen enables a simple extension to be added to the south, if needed.
The close connection of production, research and services in a single building forms the basis of the spatial concept and reflects the aims of the Hilti company. The heart of the complex is the tall, column-free experiment hall, which produces a wealth of relationships in both visual and functional terms.
Horizonal layers of opaque artificial stone bands and recessed ribbon windows give the building a calm, recumbent appearance that expresses the flexibility called for and captures the mountain panorama of the surroundings in its interior.
Feldkircherstrasse 100, FL 9494 Schaan
Competition 2008, 1. Prize
Arc-Award 2015, 1. Prize (Arbeitswelten)
best architects 2016
Balthasar Neumann Prize 2016