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Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019


Gus Wüstemann Architects completes concrete affordable housing in Zurich

Zurich and Barcelona-based architecture firm Gus Wüstemann Architects has designed affordable housing offering the lowest renting prices amongst other buildings in the city of Zurich, Switzerland...

14 Mar 2019


Residential module built entirely from waste, recycled materials in Switzerland

A residential module, fully constructed from reusable, recyclable, and compostable materials, has been opened in Dübendorf, Switzerland...

6 Mar 2019


Oppenheim Architecture completes water purification plant in Swiss forest

Miami, New York and Basel-based practice Oppenheim Architecture has completed a water purification plant in a protected Swiss forest in Muttenz...

11 Feb 2019


Lafarge loses Paris 'beach' deal over support for Trump wall

The City of Paris on Tuesday, 28 March, dumped French-Swiss group LafargeHolcim as supplier of sand for the makeshift "Paris Plages" beach over the company's readiness to supply cement for US President Donald Trump's controversial border wall...

29 Mar 2017


Holcim confirms merger talks with Lafarge

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Switzerland's Holcim confirmed that it is in merger talks with its French rival Lafarge in a deal that would create the world's largest cement company.

7 Apr 2014

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