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Le Matin – Swiss architect Luigi Snozzi is no longer


#Famous #Swiss architect #Luigi #Snozzi, one of the prominent representatives of the school of architecture in #Ticino, has died at the age of 88 from #Covid-19, #Swiss media reported on #Wednesday.

#According to public television RSI, #Luigi #Snozzi died the day before in a retirement home in #Minusio, in the #Italian-speaking region of #Ticino.

The architect mainly worked in his native region, with characteristic constructions based on exposed concrete.

“Any intervention implies destruction. #You have to destroy conscientiously, with joy, ”he often declared.

#He was one of the eminent figures of the school of architecture in #Ticino, alongside his colleagues #Mario #Botta and #Livio #Vacchini, and championed the idea of ​​rational architecture.

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#His main creations of houses, of which the #Snider and #Cavalli mansions, in #Verscio, are the best known, as well as urban development projects, such as that carried out in the convent of #Monte #Carasso.

#Luigi #Snozzi represented #Italy at the #Venice #Architecture #Biennale in 1996 and won the prestigious #Meret #Oppenheim #Prize in 2018, which rewards the best #Swiss artists.

#He was also a professor at the #Ecole #Polytechnique Fédérale de #Lausanne.





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