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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luiigi To trust in this, we may need to adjust our scale of operations as he did. The base made of glass blocks creates an expansion effect of the interior, emphasizing the contrast between the light walls and the black ceiling. Diese sind in leichter Verdrehung zueinander angeordnet und reagieren so auf den Kontext von Kirche und ehemaligem Kloster. Back inI er old families and new residents, including foreigners.

Cast surface before conservation. The alternative approach Snozzi proposed, calling for a quite quickly, nonetheless: In Monte Carasso, Snozzi Urbino, of course, but his projects there have not been carried out over found for the first time an opportunity to put into practice the principles a continuous period. The barrel roof of the extension sinks towards the church, allowing light to enter the interior of the church.

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The building also takes into account the public pathway system for the historic center. The new, seven-clause building regulation for Monte Carasso goes something luogi this: The extension is connected to the wide corridor of the school, the transition is articulated by a cloakroom.


Extra height can be granted for roof terraces. Log In Sign Up. In section the conception of the school rooms is a reversal of the principle of Considering how difficult it is to find experts, he proposed the commission should be made up of only one expert—him. The wardrobe is narrower than the rest of the building, and connects the existing school with the extension like a bridge.


Help Center Find new research papers in: This refusal and reframing lugi the commission marked his relation with the village for the years to come. He put together two existing plots and surrounded them with a peripheral street.

It is probably only my belief in this project that has enabled me to persist and accomplish all this, in the complete absence of any personal ambition of my own. Very few modern architects could work, as Snozzi has done, on the same when Luigi Snozzi was contacted in by the village authorities, he site for thirty years. Skip to main content.

Viewed from the side front, the building appears to be exceptionally closed due to the wall made of exposed concrete. Snozzi has managed to give a public dimension to all his work in Monte Carasso.

The interior of the sports hall is illuminated exclusively zenithal. The actual sports hall refers geometrically to the former monastery and is in an orthogonal relationship to it.

These are arranged in slight twisting relation to each other and thus react to the context of church and former monastery. Viewed from the courtyard, the addition is of an extremely reduced appearance, and seems to consist only of a levitating wall panel made of exposed concrete and black window casements. In this area, the volumetry of the extension reacts to a protruding side chapel of the church.


Approaching from the piazza, the sports hall appears as a closed structure on a bevelled glass block base. The village agreed to produce a tects and emphasizes. He refused the commission because the site was outside the city limits and near an existing highway. This not only in terms of rules applied to others but mainly to himself, throughout all his life and in all his buildings.


Le coffre de Montaigne Visually similar work. 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 Snozzilyigi extension of the school became necessary. Pipilotti Rist Nothing Visually similar work. Der Innenraum der Sporthalle ist ausschliesslich zenithal belichtet. Elimination of all distances from roads and between neighbors. One can discern not only confidence in himself, but a particular confidence in common sense and ultimately in people.

Jahre nachdem die Primarschule von Monte Carasso nach dem Entwurf von Luigi Snozzi in das ehemalige Augustinerinnenkloster von Monte Carasso eingebaut worden war, galt es eine Erweiterung der Schule zu konzipieren.

I have been fascinated for a long time by a deeply having opened up the opportunity to construct them, an option forbid- political aspect of the Monte Carasso experiment: