Typology

Open Built Fabric

Program

School

Location

CH
Sion

Year

2018

Status

Lost

Budget in €

100 000 000 

Size in sqm

20 000

Selection Process

Open competition

Team

Pierre Escobar, Aurelien Regnard

Sion

: School Building Masterplan

In this project for a school extension, our approach consisted of preserving the open and generous aspect of the site by working the project more as a territory than as an architecture. The strategy was therefore to deconstruct the program of the school into several buildings and link them with thee existing landscape, allowing the site to remain porous and rich in outdoor spaces.

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To quote Lucius Burckhardt: “The landscape already exists, we only need to rethink it”.

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