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The Xylodome

Last March 9th, Lignum Vaud inaugurated his Xylodome during the “Salon Habitat-Jardin” at “Palais de Beaulieu” in Lausanne.

To promote Swiss wood, Lignum Vaud ordered this majestic structure.

The company “Charpentes Vial SA” did the technical study and the manufacturing of the pavilion.

The Xylodome will serve as an information and greeting place for principal events in the “Palais de Beaulieu”


Project Master:  Lignum Vaud 1052 Le Mont-sur-Lausanne (VD)  

Architect: Haute Ecole du paysage, d'ingénierie et d'architecture, HEPIA 1202 Genève

Engineer: Charpentes Vial SA 1724 Le Mouret (FR)

Engineer: Charpente Concept 1110 Morges (VD)

Description: Pavilion that serves as a greeting and information place

Company's work: Studies/Analysis of workability - Geometry - Esthetic - Manufacturing plans - Manufacturing of curved elements in glue-laminated wood, ash and beech (curving radius: 1.3m (4.3'), cuts: CNC 5-axes, completely shop assembled)



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