The Serpentine

  • Aïre, Geneva
  • This housing complex is designed to connect the neighbourhood of Aïre, Geneva, and offer a gathering ground for its residents.
  • A concrete rail moves in a tail-motion down the property slope, framing a public park space above and living units below. The plot contains two identical buildings, each housing up to 14 People.
  • They are embedded in the surrounding topography and completely hidden at street level. All the spaces are oriented towards the river Rhone, embracing the view.

Location: Hill, Suburb, Urban

Material: Concrete, Earth

Contributor: Matteo Mesenholl
25 July 2023