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ECA – OAI Office Building / Personeni Raffaele Schärer Architectes

© Tonatiuh Ambrosetti © Tonatiuh Ambrosetti © Tonatiuh Ambrosetti © Tonatiuh Ambrosetti

From the architect. The new building completes a city block in the centre of Vevey. The urban void be- hind the buildings was a residual space used as a parking lot and for utility purposes. The intervention took advantage of the void and turned it into a main hall for all the buildings of the block.

© Tonatiuh Ambrosetti
© Tonatiuh Ambrosetti

The once neglected space became a common area with a big patio and a green roof, offering a garden view for all the buildings around it. The new five floors office building frames the roof garden without enclosing it and maintains a wide visual panorama on the city and the mountains.

© Tonatiuh Ambrosetti
© Tonatiuh Ambrosetti
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