© 2015 by FRPO.

World Trade Organisation
Geneva (Switzerland)

An optimistic building.

The competition site requires a responsible intervention answering three basic conditions: the needs of a new work and relation space for both WTO officers and visitors, the undeniable representative character of the building itself, and a respectful attitude towards the existing building and the magnificient park in which it lies.

From de decision of understanding the full Parc Barton complex, it comes the powerful reality of the whole Parc des Nations in Geneva: a complex of worldwide institutional buildings spread along parks and forests, lying in their sites almost as sculptures, surrounded by greenery and amazing centennial trees.

 

READ MORE

 

Client

WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

Size

18.300 m2

Location

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

Status

PRELIMINARY DESIGN

Date

2009

 

 Team Leaders

Pablo Oriol, Fernando Rodríguez

Collaborators

Pastora Cotero, Cornelius Schmitz

Consultants

3i Ingenieria

Model

Gilberto Ruiz Lopes

Photographs

Luis Alfaro