Gebäude seitlich mit viel Glasfassade
© Heinle, Wischer + Partner

National Institute of Criminology and Criminalistics Algiers, Algeria

The forensic institute on the outskirts of Algiers is dedicated to the investigation of crime using the latest scientific means. Because the institute is located in a seismically active region, the supporting structure had to be calculated and designed so that the institute would remain operational even after an earthquake.


Project name National Institute of Criminology and Criminalistics
Location Algiers, Algeria
Year of completion 2009
Architect Heinle, Wischer und Partner, Freie Architekten GbR
Owner Democratic People’s Republic of Algeria - Commandant’s Office of the Gendarmerie Nationale
Client Brown & Root - Condor
Services Tendering and contracting, general planning, design planning, structural engineering