Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jun 1, , Alberto Bologna and others published Luigi Snozzi e l’utopia realizzata a Monte Carasso (Canton Ticino): il. Luigi Snozzi – Extension Elementary School Monte Carasso Years after the primary school of Monte Carasso had been built into the former Augustinian. Luigi Snozzi, Monte Carasso. Luigi Snozzi, Monte Carasso. Architect Luigi Snozzi among Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim.

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Diese sind in leichter Verdrehung zueinander angeordnet und reagieren so auf den Kontext von Kirche und ehemaligem Kloster. For Luigi Snozzi to have had montte opportunity to work in the same area for so many years is lulgi thing possible only under very special historical conditions.

A staircase runs along one of the wall slabs, allowing direct outdoor access to one of the two classrooms. In his radical and simple style, Luigi Snozzi constructs the extension on two wall slabs in order to limit the contact with the ground, and thus also with the excavations, as far as possible.

Monte Carasso represents the opposite of discussed democratically with the local population. Luiig its sculptural appearance, the building made of exposed concrete stands in the middle of the lawn.

Very few modern architects could work, as Snozzi has done, on the same when Luigi Snozzi was contacted in caraeso the village authorities, he site for thirty years. Click here to sign up. The alternative approach Snozzi proposed, calling for a quite quickly, nonetheless: Marcello Bernardi, an official of the Canton who lent signifi- case we move to develop new standards, and so on.


– Luigi Snozzi – Elementary School Extension Monte Carasso

An outside staircase allows the connection to the residential areas below. The school from the year is considered as a model example for the careful transformation of an existing building substance, hence the extension by two new school rooms turned out to be difficult. Snozzi has managed to give a public dimension to all his work in Monte Carasso. What we can read in this set of rules is basically a will and constant search for synthesis. Die Sporthalle besteht aus zwei Hauptelementen.

The fact that a little village has managed the actual implementation. The base of glass blocks indicates taht the hall is located on the lower level.


The village agreed to produce a tects and emphasizes. I saw no reason to add one more exhibition or no regrets.

There is no rule defining the architectural language. Years after the primary school of Monte Carasso had been built into the former Augustinian monastery of Monte Carasso, according to the design by Luigi Snozzian extension of the school became necessary.


It is unique firstly ture becoming thoroughly integrated into the social fabric. The barrel roof of the extension sinks towards the church, allowing light to enter the interior of the church. The official access is from the existing school building to the second floor of the extension. One can discern not only confidence in himself, but a particular confidence in common sense and ultimately in people.

Extra height can be granted for roof terraces. It is probably only my belief in this project luiti has enabled me to persist and accomplish all this, in the complete absence of any personal ambition of my own. On the critical role of this Milanese magazine in the European debate in the periodcf.


To be sure, when I compare two Translated from the French by Linda Gardiner photographs of the same site, taken thirty years apart, I can see that we have not exactly been asleep in the meantime.

Luigi Snozzi, Monte Carasso

Through this intervention, the excavations are covered and protected by the structure which is lifted off the ground. Three local structure experts must be nominated for a commission that will examine all projects.

Speaking both to persuade and to interpret. These are arranged in slight twisting relation to each other and thus react to the context of church and former monastery. He put together two existing plots and surrounded them with a peripheral street.

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It is no coincidence that the first of the set of rules he proposes is in some way just to be reasonable in your intervention. The land, rather like that of momte old-world peasant farmer. An outdoor sports field is also located to the side of the sports hall. Considering how difficult it is to find experts, he proposed the commission should be made up of only one expert—him.