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.
- 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
You can watch the progress of construction on this page.