YOG – Lausanne 2020; Photos Construction Youth Olympic Village (November 2018)

Photo: Martijn Giebels

You can read more about the design of the Youth Olympic Village on this page.





Photo: Martijn Giebels


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YOG – Buenos Aires 2018; Youth Olympic Village in numbers

Buildings 31

Apartments 1.159

Residents 6.286

Beds 7.016

People on the job 2.400

Dining hall capacity (people) 2.300

Kilos of food to process 5.300

Pieces of clothing to wash 900.000

Tonnes of uniforms 200

Bedsheets 43.000

Towels 24.000

Washing machines 60

Kilos of waste every day 20.000

Suitcases during the arrival and departure period 30.000


Source: Buenos Aires 2018

YOG – Lausanne 2020; Youth Olympic Village: Design & Webcam Construction

The construction of the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Village (“Vortex”) on the campus of the Université de Lausanne has started. You can read more about the concept behind the design in this presentation.

After the Youth Olympic Games, the building will be used as student accommodation for 1,000 students.


Project details

  • Architect: Dürig AG (website)
  • Client: Retraites Populaires & SiPAL Canton de Vaud
  • Landscape Design: Vulkan Studio, Zürich


Youth Olympic Village facts & figures

  • 1,600 beds
  • 630 Rooms
  • 475 Studios
  • 50 Apartments
  • Courtyard: 7,800 m2
  • Construction: 2017-2019
  • Legacy: Student accommodation


Webcam construction

You can watch the progress of construction on this page.



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