Adapted living and care environment. Accommodation structure, care and health center by FWG Architecture

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FWG Architecture. Lead architects.- Elena Farini and Christophe Widerski.
Project team
Vittorio Fragasso, Victoria Alburquerque, Ignacio Gonzalez,Thibaut Kaluzinski, Arthur Hagry, Eva Ravier, Alice Braastad.
Civil Engineer.- Küng et associés SA.
Electrical Engineer.- Louis Richard Ingénieurs Conseil SA.
Mechanical Engineer.- BESM SA.
Building Engineer.- Estia SA.
Acoustician Engineer.- Acustica SAR.
Surveyor.- Rossier SA.
Fire Protection.- Richard Conseil & associés SA.
Soil Scientist.- Basler & Hofmann SA.
3,944 m².
Completion Year.- 2020.
Rte. De Lavigny 7, 1163 Etoy, Switzerland.
Villeroy & Boch, Hay, Dormakaba, L.Ellgass, Kone, Schindler, Sika, Regent, Swisspor, Eternit, Raico, Swisspor, Glastroesch, Schenker Storen, Glutz, Opo Oeschger, Franke, Zehnder, Duravit, Geberit.

Elena Farini, Christophe Widerski FWG Architects

FWG Architects is an architecture firm based in Lausanne (Switzerland), Paris and Madrid which seeks to develop an innovative, contemporary and sustainable practice. It was born at the beginning of 2013 from the union of two architects, Elena Farini and Christophe Widerski and collaborators from very diverse sectors. 

The general experience acquired by the firm is mostly related to the field of housing and socio-educational programs. The studio has been awarded 14 prizes in international competitions.

Elena Farini.- EPFL SIA REG A Certified Architect with 20 years of experience. PHD / Doctorate in Architecture ETSAM (Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid). Her doctoral thesis “mat buidings from grid to field” directed by Carmen Espegel has recieved the Extraordinary Doctorate Award. Tenured Professor at the UFV School of Architecture of Madrid; URBAN HABITAT Laboratory Faculty Researcher.

She leads and manages the team responsible for all bidding and project monitoring phases. Her expertise includes housing issues, urban morphology, landscaping issues, mobility and the use of local resources.

Christophe Widerski.- DPLG Certified Architect with 28 years of experience. Tenured Professor at Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture ENSAVT of Paris. UMR CNRS LAVUE - GERPHAU Laboratory Faculty Researcher.

He leads and manages the team responsible for all bidding and project monitoring phases. His expertise includes sustainable development, building engineering, energy and physical issues, cost management and project definition, and general site management organization.



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