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Elisabeth and Helmut Uhl Foundation by Modostudio

Located on a slope of a mountain enjoying a spectacular panoramic view and an amazing surrounding landscape, the Elisabeth and Helmut Uhl Foundation headquartered in the municipality of Laives, near Bolzano.

Architects: Modostudio
Location: Laives, Italy
Photographs: Laura Egger

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The building foundation consists of a series of architectural volumes: a transparent glass and steel volume hosts research activities, a wood cladding volume is used as a leisure and dining hall.

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Inspiration from architect:

The project aims to express the tension generated by the orographic characteristics of the site and the specific functions of the building foundation: a tension generated by the visual connections between the interior spaces and the external environment.