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Academy of Architecture

The slender roof with its broad planes contrasts with the heavy walls plastered white and punctuated by irregular apertures of various sizes. Deep funnel-shaped embrasures protect the small wooden windows from wind and weather, while artistic decorations, integrated with patterns and figures recalling the complex volutes of a tattoo, confer a surprising lightness on the volumes and transmit a conc...
ARCHITECTURE Ancient civil architecture, Contemporary architecture, Refurbishment and restoration
WEATHER Bad weather
Largo Bernasconi 2, 6850 Mendrisio
Tel..: +41 58 666 5000
Fax: +41 58 666 5868
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