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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The building also takes into account the public pathway system for the historic center.

– Luigi Snozzi – Elementary School Extension Monte Carasso

Things began public buildings. What happens is 3. I saw no reason to add one more exhibition or no regrets. Luigi Snozzi is an example of radical thinking in approaching architectural problems, but he is mainly an example of integrity. 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: I myself have had the opportunity for the same sort of experience in Ticino, with the former mayor of Bellinzona.

From the higher level, the building looks like a continuous gallery. Richard Jackson clocks Orologi Visually similar work. He walks his talk, and his own life is the vivid proof of his actions. I have also seen the Academy of Archi- tecture in Mendrisio come into existence out of the encounter of an ar- chitect with a politician.


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. The official access is from the existing school building to the second floor of the extension.

Elimination of all distances from roads and between neighbors. In the annex, the corridor is directly connected to the gallery and the students descend the stairs to the actual classroom. Help Center Find new research papers in: 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.

Maximum height for any building is three stories.

Luigi Snozzi, Monte Carasso

Only a glazed corner refers to the classroom. The sports hall consists of two main elements. I believe that this is an almost indispensable condition if we are to escape the private sphere.

The base of glass blocks indicates taht the hall is located on the lower level. The Floor Area Ratio was raised from 0. For Luigi Snozzi 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. An outside staircase allows the connection to the residential areas below.


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.

– Luigi Snozzi – Palestra Monte Carasso

The new, seven-clause building regulation for Monte Carasso goes something like this: The village agreed to produce a tects and emphasizes. Die Sporthalle besteht aus zwei Hauptelementen. Cast surface before conservation.

Viewed from the side front, the building appears to be exceptionally closed due to the wall made of exposed concrete. Skip to main content. In the main building, the galleries of the two-story school rooms can be reached via a staircase from the lower level.

The sports hall of Monte Carasso snizzi one of the early designs by Luigi Snozzi for the small community on the outskirts of Bellinzona.

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.

Notizie, documenti, progetti, Municipio di Monte Carasso,pp.

The wardrobe is narrower than the rest of the building, and connects the existing school with the extension like a bridge. Back of Maudslay cast GN.