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A rolling green roof between two corporate buildings in Geneva hides an innovative nursery school

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 05, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Jul 04, 2016

A rolling green roof camouflages this nursery school, nestled between two towering buildings of the Japan Tobacco International headquarters in Geneva. The inconspicuous facility, designed by Swiss design studio group8, features alternating open and closed spaces and reflects the architects' intent to create an "inhabited landscape". The building is conceived as a series of alternating arches that run in offset bands spread across the entire site. A vegetated roof generates either sheltered or...






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