Herzog & de Meuron Design Switzerland’s First Middle School on the Roof of a Shopping Center


Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron have designed Switzerland‘s first middle school placed on the roof of a shopping center in Basel-Stadt. The MParc Dreispitz shopping center will accommodate a Sekundarschule (middle school) for 600 students as part of the overall transformation of Dreispitz Nord. The design aims to set a precedent for future urban developments as the school becomes a central part of the site’s overall master plan.

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