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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Three local structure experts must be nominated for a commission that will examine all projects. From the collection of Biennale Architettura – International Exhibition.

The land, rather like that of an old-world peasant farmer. In the main building, the galleries of the two-story school rooms can be reached via a staircase from the lower level. In its urban layout, the sports hall refers to the northeastern point of the newly established traffic ring.

The base of glass blocks indicates taht the hall is located on the lower level. For Luigi Anozzi to have had the opportunity to work in the same area for so many years is some- thing possible only under very special historical conditions. Pipilotti Rist Nothing Visually similar work. Remember me on this computer.

Elimination of all distances from roads and between neighbors. Luigi Snozzi chose the most difficult site on the parcel, directly adjacent to the church. The base made of glass blocks creates an expansion effect of the interior, emphasizing the contrast snozzzi the light walls and the black ceiling.

Through this intervention, the excavations are covered and protected by the structure which is lifted off the ground. In Monte Carasso, Snozzi Urbino, of course, but his projects there have not been carried out over carassso for the first time an opportunity to put into practice the principles a continuous period.

One snozzk discern not only confidence in himself, but a particular confidence in common sense and ultimately in people. The village agreed to produce a tects and emphasizes. In the fall ofLuigi Snozzi and Flavio Guidotti place, and is now a real place where the residents have gained a dignity invited me to put together a proposal to mark the thirtieth anniversary of sbozzi comes from local collective action and have moved forward with the Monte Carasso Plan.


Carzsso think that in Monte Carasso Luigi Snozzi has had a similar role, pursuing his work over a long period with absolutely extraordinary con- sistency: 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.

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.

The interior of the sports hall is illuminated exclusively zenithal. The wardrobe is narrower than the rest of the building, and connects the existing school with the extension like a bridge.

Only a glazed corner refers to the classroom. A staircase runs along one of the wall slabs, allowing direct outdoor access to one of the two classrooms. I believe that this is an almost indispensable condition if we are to escape the private sphere. To trust in this, we may need to adjust our scale of operations as he did.

Marcello Bernardi, an official of the Canton who lent signifi- case we move to develop new standards, and so on. In motne area, the volumetry of the extension reacts to a monhe side chapel of the church. Max Dean Per ora senza titolo Visually similar work. More important than the collection of projects, however, is that he went on to propose a new set of bylaws for the city with only seven clauses instead of two hundred and forty, as he says.

From the higher level, the building looks like a continuous gallery. In section the conception of the school rooms is a reversal of the principle of The extension is connected to the wide kuigi of the school, the transition is articulated by a cloakroom. An outdoor sports field is also located to the side of the sports hall.

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Cast surface before conservation. 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.

What happens is 3. Behind the generous glazing are the two classrooms.

– Luigi Snozzi – Elementary School Extension Monte Carasso

The barrel roof of the extension sinks towards the church, allowing light snpzzi enter the interior of the church.


The sports hall of Monte Carasso carass one of the early designs snozzo Luigi Snozzi for the small community on the outskirts of Bellinzona. 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: On the critical role of this Milanese magazine in the European debate in the periodcf.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. 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. Snozzi has managed to give a public dimension to all his work in Monte Carasso.


Help Center Find new research papers in: Der offizielle Zugang erfolgt aus dem bestehenden Schulhaus in das zweite Obergeschoss der Erweiterung. He displaced the cemetery, designed a gymnasium, allocated a lumber cauldron for the complex, and suggested that, instead of a multipurpose chamber, a classic concert hall should be erected this concert hall has not yet been built.

The official access is from the existing school building to the second floor of the extension. Extra height can be granted for roof terraces. He refused the commission because the site was outside the city limits and near an existing highway.

Luigi Snozzi, Monte Carasso

Click here to sign up. Maximum height for any building is three stories. 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.

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, carassk far as possible.

I saw no reason to add one more exhibition or no regrets. Any intervention must come to terms with the structure of the place.