Preservation work on the historic, 125 year old Villa along with the extension of the top floor staff rooms and installation of a dampening mass in the conference rooms.
Once the family residence of Walter Boveri, co-founder of the company Brown, Boveri & Cie, the Boveri Villa is a unique piece of architectural history dating back to the industrial revolution. Constructed in 1896 and registered as a historic property since 1976, the Villa had been renovated once, between 1993 and 1995. The adjacent park also has been classed as a protected monument since 1994.
Major construction work during normal business operations at the Boveri Villa (weddings, conferences)
Complicated structural reinforcements to the historic building, required by earthquake codes
Load transfer via new steel girders
Reinforcement of the floors improve their durability
Insulation and paneling in the top floor
Fire safety upgrades
Complex acoustic measures
Insulation and upgrades to the building envelop brought the building`s top floor up to modern energy standards.