Gallery: Stunning Saw-Toothed Roof Floods Swiss Vocational School With ...

 
Since the area is located in a valley and prone to flooding, the entire school is built on a raised platform. A series of concrete stilts raise the platform and the building complex up off the ground. This stilt system also minimizes the building's environmental impact on the site, while providing space for flexible parking and storage beneath the facility that can be moved should it flood.

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