to learn

is a school conceived as a second home.

taking into consideration the typological differences, the

project tries to dilute some boundaries in a provocative

way, appealing to the children's imaginary.

the chimney as a meeting place, the non-overlapping

staircases to enhance the wandering in an allusion to the

typical farms of the valley, the rectangular windows as a

mediator with the exterior present in the neighbouring


location: Neuchâtel, Switzerland

year: 2020

programme: school

status: competition (3rd round)

surface : 2’000m2

client: Neuchâtel City

with: méderic gilgen