UNOG - The United Nations Office at Geneva

Flag Alley full refurbishment

Client
FIPOI - ONUG
Architect
group8
Location
Geneva
Year
2012 - 2014
Photos
Paul Hegi

Overview
As part of the energy efficiency improvement of the UNOG site and thanks to a donation from the Swiss Confederation, the project consists of the landscaping design of the new Flag Alley covering 3,500 m2.

Works

  • Demolition of the old alley
  • Set up of automatic watering facilities
  • Replacement of the entire uplighting of the flagpoles by low energy consuming spotlights
  • Redesign of pedestrian access on the alley borders
  • Creation of particular pedestals for the flagpole bases
  • Change of all flagpoles for each member countries
  • Turf laying of the alley

Services
Our office was in charge of all project phases including the work execution management.

Environment
Creation of an onsite sorting disposal for work waste management.

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