Plantahof Auditorium, Landquart Building

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Auditorium Plantahof, Switzerland : Landquart Building

Swiss Auditorium Building – design by Valerio Olgiati Architect

3 Apr 2012

Plantahof Auditorium, Switzerland

Design: Valerio Olgiati

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photos © Javier Miguel Verme

Auditorium Plantahof, Landquart

The placement of the new auditorium creates a new central square within the overall structure of the Plantahof agriculture school. The high façade holds together the new piazza.

The inner space of the auditorium lies in half-light. Two windows facing each other define the inner space and allow for a view from the new piazza towards the axis of the Prättigau valley. A thin, dark coloured, concrete wall stretches over the pillars and beams like a tent. These elements are supported outside the building by the abutments. The structure combines in equal measure a frame and a solid construction. The result is a hybrid of pillars and walls, expressing an architectural concept and lending the building character.

The new auditorium is multifunctional and has a capacity of 130 to 180 seats. In addition to its conventional use, the new hall has the capacity to host different kinds of events such as seminars, congresses and panel discussions.

Text: Valerio Olgiati

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photos © Javier Miguel Verme

Auditorium Plantahof – Building Information

object: auditorium
location: Landquart, Switzerland
competition: 1. prize, 2008
client: Building control department of Canton Grison
architect: VALERIO OLGIATI, architect
collaborators: Nathan Ghiringhelli (project manager office Olgiati), Daisuke Kokufuda
construction supervisor: Georg Nickisch, Franz Bärtsch, ARGE Nickisch/Bärtsch, Chur
structural engineer: Patrick Gartmann, Conzett Bronzini Gartmann AG, Chur
materials: anthracite in-situ concrete, steel, chrome-nickel-steel
start of planning: nov 2008
start of construction: oct 2009
end of construction: oct 2010
volume: 2’240 m3 (SIA 416)
area: 270 m2
Investment costs (BKP 1-9): 2.75 Mio. CHF
m3-price (BKP 2): 898 CHF / m3
copyright plans: Archive Olgiati
copyright pictures: Javier Miguel Verme (jverme@bluewin.ch)

Plantahof Auditorium images / information from Valerio Olgiati

Plantahof Auditorium Switzerland architect : Valerio Olgiati


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