personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps
 
personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps
aug 29, 2011

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps

‘aquapark in the alps’ by personeni raffaele schärer architects all images © personeni raffaele schärer architects

 

 

 

lausanne-based practice personeni raffaele schärer architects has designed a competition proposal for the ‘aquapark in the alps’ located in crans-montana, switzerland. carved into the pristine sitting of the swiss alps and concealed with a green roof, this water park is seamlessly blended into the mountain landscape. interior rooms revealed by the shifting topography are enclosed with glass façades providing impressive views of the surrounding lake and trees. a low roof profile is maintained by submerging building levels underground minimizing the impact of construction on the setting.

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps deck with view of mountains

 

 

 

programmatic spaces border an artificial valley formed with smooth rocks as if eroded and polished by the clear mountain stream. the ground floor contains the public spaces including lobby, daycare and restaurant while lockers, fitness, wellness and water spaces  are placed below grade. a cavern-like passageway leads visitors towards a simulated mountain environment protected from unpredictable climactic conditions.

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps glass enclosed water park

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps site plan

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps floor plan / level 0

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps floor plan / level -1

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps section

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps section

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps elevation

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps elevation

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps elevation

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps roof structure

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps conceptual context plan

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps aerial model

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps aerial model

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps model with roof

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps model without roof

personeni raffaele schärer architects: aquapark in the alps sketch

 

 

project info:

 

competition: 2010 (second prize) architects: personeni raffaele schärer architectes client: accm user: public water park address: route de la moubra 3963 crans-montana, vs activities: water park, swiming pool and green spaces

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