College in Sion is a thrid prize competition entry by Dürig Ag promoted by City of Sion in 2019. It is located in Sion Switzerland in an urban setting. Its scale is large with a surface of 20.000 sqm a budget of 78.000.000 € and a ratio of 3.900 €/sqm. Key materials are concrete and metal. maaars collaborated as visualizer.

The rational concept leads to a efficient architecture of the new building. The building shows the place (location in the valley, in the village), the program (large halls, small classrooms) and the natural influences (floods, earthquakes). The layered structure represents the program (halls on the first floor and classrooms on the two upper floors) and consequently the rational, structural design as the theme of the design.

3043-DÜR-CH-2019 — Posted in 2023 — Explore more projects on education and school — Climate: oceanic / maritime and temperate — Team: Jean-Pierre Dürig, Gian Paolo Ermolli — Consultant: MWV Bauingenieure AG — Views: 1.479