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Peter Märkli

Picasso Center Office Building . Basel

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The building site is prominently located on Picassoplatz. This is a corner lot with, for the most part, six-story building in perimeter block development. Distinctive buildings, among them the art museum and the Baloise Insurance Company’s free-standing headquarters, are its next-door neighbors. Typical of the perimeter block buildings of this area is the fact that rather than being located directly on the street line, many of the right-angled twentieth-century building volumes are set back from it. Continue reading Peter Märkli