April 15, 2013
This project won the 2013 Architizer A+ Jury Award in the kindergartens, primary, & high schools category. See the full list of winners here.
Now here is a building that really considers its surroundings. Located in the foothills of the Swiss Alps, the town of Bovernier is highly prone to avalanches. In order to protect itself from one of these sudden natural disasters, administrators at the existing Bovenier Primary School commissioned Swiss architects Bonnard Woeffray to design an addition that would not only provide extra space, but would also act as sturdy protective armor. Read more.