Issue 7 - On Canetti – Literature and Architecture: Letters, Words, Buildings (March 2012)Show articles
15.3.2012 – Issue 7 - On Canetti – Sauter Florian – Studio
Touching the Earth Lightly
Student: Sandro Elmer
Minimizing the building’s footstep on the bounteous ground, Sandro Elmer’s library soars in form of a light steel-structure into the air. Using the surrounding vegetation as a curtain and the elevated view towards the surroundings as a main asset, the project’s ease also epitomizes today’s de-materialization of books into lighter modes of knowledge transfer.
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