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.
In 1915, Baron Pierre de Coubertin chose Lausanne as the location for the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee. Today, more dan 50 international sports federations and organisations are are based in Lausanne.
In the coming weeks we will post more about Lausanne and the IOC. Today part 3; In 2020, Lausanne will host the third Winter Youth Olympic Games.
We are developing 123850 square metres, 31 buildings where 3800 athletes from 206 countries will be living from October 1st to 12th, 2018. Here’s a video of the process towards the #BuenosAires2018 Youth Olympic Village, a dream that will soon be coming true!