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15.3.2012 – Issue 7 - On CanettiSauter FlorianStudio

Touching the Earth Lightly

Student: Sandro Elmer

Minimizing the building’s footstep on the bounteous ground, Sandro Elmer’s library soars in form of a light steel-structure into the air. Using the surrounding vegetation as a curtain and the elevated view towards the surroundings as a main asset, the project’s ease also epitomizes today’s de-materialization of books into lighter modes of knowledge transfer.

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