Swiss Skyscraper Awaits Approval

13 January 2011 (Last Updated January 13th, 2011 18:30)

The revised design for Switzerland's tallest building is now awaiting approval from the local city council. The 175m, 41-storey skyscraper, designed by Swiss practice Herzog & de Meuron, is touted to be the tallest building in the nation, on completion. The scheme is bei

The revised design for Switzerland's tallest building is now awaiting approval from the local city council.

The 175m, 41-storey skyscraper, designed by Swiss practice Herzog & de Meuron, is touted to be the tallest building in the nation, on completion.

The scheme is being delivered for pharmaceutical company Roche.

The building will include office space, a 500-seat auditorium and a cafeteria.

Construction is scheduled to start in 2012 and will be complete by 2015, according to genevalunch.com.