Dutch firm BAM has been awarded a €90m contract by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH ZÃ¼rich.
The BSS laboratory and research centre will be used for biosystems science, and will be based on the SchÃ¤llemÃ¤tteli campus in Basel.
The nine-storey, 37,500-sq-m project will include a technical level on the roof.
It will also contain laboratories, offices and classrooms, as well as clean rooms and a cafeteria.
Construction work, which has already begun, is being carried out by a joint venture between BAM Swiss and BAM Deutschland.
The development was designed by Nickl & Partner Architekten Schweiz AG.
The project will be completed by autumn of 2021.
Image courtesy of BAM/Nickl & Partner Architekten Schweiz AG