A Place in Transition

 The MonViso Institute 



A Real-World mountain Laboratory 

for Research, Education and Entrepreneurship 

in Sustainability Transformations and Systemic Design

What's happening at our campus

Place  Lab  Incubator  Community

A center for sustainability and systemic design


Courses & Events

april, 2019

No Events

06oct10:0017:00Building with hemp and natural binder/cement/lime stone - from field to houseLearn to use hemp as a building material

20oct(oct 20)12:0023(oct 23)9:00View from AboveFly drones and learn to use critical systems thinking to tackle sustainability challenges in a wonderful alpine setting

20jul01aug72h Permaculture Design CourseInternational PDC in partnership with the German Permaculture Academy

27oct(oct 27)8:3028(oct 28)17:30FeaturedDe-Conference RSD7A slow-down and connecting weekend right after RSD7 conference in Torino

Innovation for Sustainability


Our Topics




Integrative Building Design

Renewable Energy Systems

Sustainability Transitions

Community Resilience

Alpine Urbanism


Circular Economy

Regenerative Design


Responsible Tourism

Co-Design of (Forest) Ecosystem Services

Outdoor Sports and Education

A mountain observatory for environmental data monitoring 

Scientific collection and monitoring of environmental and social-ecological data

as part of a global mountain observatory network

Want to be part of this transition?


Test and showcase your sustainable building materials and products in this innovative setting to a targeted audience

Become a MVI partner

We are transforming this abandoned place to an innovation and communication hub

Your contribution helps to bring new life to Serre de Lamboi

Come along, engage in various types of activities, make new friends, and contribute with your skills

The campus transition process is multi-faceted, full of learning, exploring and joy

Do you want to stay at the MVI campus?

Once finished, the MonViso Institute can host groups of various kind and occasions.