Umsicht - regards - sguardi 2011
International Union for Conservation of Nature

Traveling exhibition: ETH Zurich, EPF Lausanne, Accademia di architettura Mendrisio, Architekturforum Ostschweiz, Deutsches Architekturzentrum Berlin, Galerie d'Architecture Paris, Messe Klimahouse Bozen, Eco Suiza Buenos Aires

The exhibition features the winning projects of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA) sustainability award ‘umsicht – regards – sguardi’ 2011. agps received the award for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Gland. The building reflects the basic goals of the institution that it houses. The proposed architecture points to an understanding of what sustainable construction can accomplish in terms of energy and material use. Some of the ecological components include photovoltaic, geothermal heating and cooling, controlled ventilation, night cooling, and storm water management, as well as the use of CO2-reduced concrete, recycled products, local materials, and certified suppliers.
agps architecture / Marc Angélil, Sarah Graham, Manuel Scholl, Reto Pfenninger, Hanspeter Oester (PV), Dominik Arioli (PL), Martin Zimmerli, Angelika Scherer, Ines Trenner

Start : 2011 End : 2011 Class : Exhibition Class : Award