UCP CHUV and PLEXUS logistic platform, Bussigny VD

New construction

«UCP» is the first central production unit for cold preparation in Switzerland. In this central primary kitchen with a gross floor area (GFA) of 4,800 sqm, the basic ingredients for over 6,800 meals per day are prepared. The kitchen extends over two floors: The production is located on the ground floor; the first floor accommodates the administration on 600 sqm gross floor area.

The logistics platform is being used jointly by the CHUV (Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois) and HUG (Geneva University Hospital) HUG. It allows for storage of hospital supplies (except pharmaceuticals and medical gases). It consists of a ground-level building of 4,100 sqm GFA with offices on the mezzanine floor. In the basement of the PLEXUS building, a parking garage with 36 parking spaces and a space for delivery vans is available.

The use of BIM with a digital model facilitates optimum data management among the various project members.

Contact person Robin Kirschke
Client Losinger Marazzi AG
Architect Itten+Brechbühl AG
Planning 2013-2016
Start of construction 2016
Start of operations 2019
Floor space 9500 m2
Construction volume 95 000 m3
Workplaces 80
Parking spaces 36
Photos © DMK Photography, Lausanne