The House of the Future at Berges de Vessy

Located in an environment of great scenic value, this 620-m² building offers a programme of diverse activities such as temporary exhibitions, educational workshops, tours and conferences. Come and explore it!

The House of the Future, a SIG exhibition space

Le site

Since 2010, the "Les Berges de Vessy" association has been responsible for promoting the industrial heritage of the site and running a programme of activities based on such themes as water, renewable energies, heritage and nature. Inaugurated in March 2015, the “Maison du Futur”, or House of the Future, represents the culmination of this renovation project undertaken by SIG in recent years.

Current exhibition

Exposition

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Description

To seek shelter. One of the most fundamental acts for the human being is that of providing himself/herself with shelter. The initial natural solutions - caves and other cavities - quickly evolved thanks to the inexhaustible inventiveness of the homo faber, to give rise to basic forms of roof construction, initially vernacular, subsequently skilled. And, if the roofer has always made the material protection of the building and its inhabitants, he has above all discovered an inexhaustible field for the expression of aesthetic, cultural and even identity values.
 

Thanks to technological innovations, social interaction and environmental awareness, contemporary roofs express the promising future of our ecological transition: from protectors, they evolve into receptors welcoming the sun, water, wind, fauna and flora. Better still, they become producers of energy, food, recreation and social dynamics. Happy paradox! On the roofs of our buildings, we unequivocally realise that we live, all together, under the same roof, that of our earthly destiny.
 

By way of this eclectic, educational and essentially incomplete exhibition, which combines images, drawings and models in an immersive way, the Association des Berges de Vessy and its partners invite the public to explore the wonderful adventure of the roofs in Geneva, Switzerland and worldwide.

 

Itinerary

From 20 March to 27 October 2019
Tuesday to Friday from 1pm to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm

 

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Opening times

 

Tuesday to Friday, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ouverture uniquement durant les expositions. 

 

Pricing

 

Free admission.

 

Contact


+41 (0) 22 420 75 75
www.lesbergesdevessy.ch

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