Chapel St Loup, Pompaples

The first-full scale construction with a design based on the methods for generating architectural forms.

2008 Chapelle St Loup, Pompaples (CH)

The chapel of St.-Loup in Pompaples (Vaud, Switzerland) was the first-full scale construction with a design based on the methods for generating architectural forms developed at the laboratory for timber construction IBOIS.

Location Pompaples, Switzerland
Client Diaconesses of St.-Loup
Architects Yves Weinand, Hani Buri
Localarchitecture, Danilo Mondada
Timber Engineering Bureau d’Études Weinand, Liège (BE)
Technological transfer Laboratory for Timber Constructions, IBOIS, EPFL
Completed 2008

This project was supported by the Federal Office for the Environment – FOEN.

Photographs: Fred Hatt