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Cité du Lignon Main Building

Avenue du Lignon 10-84
Vernier Switzerland

Construction Dates
Floor Count16
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - brutalist

• One of the biggest apartment buildings in Europe. It has a lenghth of 1,080 meter.

• The whole Cité du Lignon-project was meant to house approximately 10,000 people.

• Construction between 1963-1971

• Architects:
G. Addor
D. Julliard
J. Bolliger
L. Payot
W. Wetz
W. Rutz

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