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Olympic House – Lausanne, Switzerland

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Name: Olympic House
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Address: Route de Vidy 9, 1007
Architect: 3XN Architects
Local Architects: IttenBrechbühl
Client: International Olympic Committee
Landscape Architects: Hüsler & Associés
Interior Design: RBSGROUP
Architectural Lighting Design: Jesper Kongshaug
Civil Engineer: INGENI SA – Ingenierie Structurale
Electrical Engineers: MAB-Ingenierie SA
Façade Engineers: Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG
Sustainability Engineers: ThemaVerde

Key elements: Movement, flexibility, transparency, collaboration, and sustainability. Has a dynamic, undulating façade. Rainwater is captured to be used in the building and solar panels have been installed on the roof. During the construction process more than 90% of material from buildings that were previously on the site were reused or recycled. Certified LEED Platinum.

Articles: [1, 2, 3, 4]
Website with extensive images: [1]

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Written by Maria Dalton

February 27, 2020 at 1:47 pm

Posted in Built

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