WIPO BUILDING

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE WORLD Intellectual Property Organisation is moving ahead with its project to build a new administrative building at its Geneva headquarters, with Stuttgart architects Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner working to a SFr 157.5 million budget.

They have drawn up plans for a building with a minimum of 560 working places and 280 underground parking spaces. Completion is expected in 2007. WIPO currently rents overflow office space in nine different buildings in Geneva.

The German practice is also likely to implement plans to build ...


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