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What you need for building
von | 1/31/2012

With around 1,300 exhibitors and more than 115,000 visitors, this year's "Swissbau" in Basle was an innovative and highly successful trade fair that satisfied exhibitors and visitors alike. In 2014 "Swissbau" will be held in the architects Herzog & de Meuron's new extension to the complex. In a series of images we present you with the highlights of this year's fair.

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ts presentation of colorful parquet flooring ,Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
When it comes to interior fittings there is a sturdy yet ultra-light construction alternative: Dendrolight is suitable, for example, as a substructure for steps, for supporting walls, and for door blanks ,Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
“Swissbau” is a trade fair where you browse, hands-on that is. There are competent, friendly advisers at hand to help you find what you are looking for, like here at the Forbo stand, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Strolling between rooms: The entrance to “Kitchens –a world of Trends”, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Gaggenau advisory service, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
From the kitchen to the world of bathrooms , Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Opposite, the striking stand of the Swiss bathroom manufacturer Laufen, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Taking a closer look and having things explained again. Drainage systems by Tece, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
In the office world: The Nimbus und Rosso stand, where the company presented its luminaire program and the acoustic elements, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
The “Shell and Building Sheath” section was in Hall 1, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
The Velux building, from whose balconies one could look out over the entire hall, was opposite it, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
The Swiss company Gasser Fassadentechnik presented its expertise as a systems developer in the façade sector in a mini-world all of its own – entitled “Vision Façade”. Material: Fibre C by Rieder, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
© Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Luminaire manufacturers concentrated on their new LED ranges – as here with Tulux ,Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
At the Dendrolight stand ,Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
© Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Here one was even cooked Swiss specialties, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Precious stones: Absolutely everything Real Stein, a company from the hills outside Zurich, offers, from façade cladding and flooring, to kitchen worktops, is made of the most luxurious natural stone, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
One flagship after another: The Alape, Villeroy&Boch, Duravit and Glas Trösch stands, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Gurgling and gossiping at Hansgroh, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
At Geberit there was advice à la pit stop, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
Light for as far as one can see at Zumtobel, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
The impressive multi-storey stand of the company Eternit, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
A presentation at Schott Architecture and Design, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark
However, as befits the Swiss style and the building industry, there were plenty of opportunities to enjoy a glass of beer, Photo © Sebastian Reuthal, Stylepark