A Place in Transition

 The MonViso Institute 



An evolving playful mountain hub 

for research, education and entrepreneurship 

in sustainability transformations and social-ecological design

Courses & Events


february, 2018

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02junalldayBuilding with hemp, lime and clayLearn traditional building techniques with industrial hemp

20oct(oct 20)12:0023(oct 23)14:00View from AboveFly drones and learn to use critical systems thinking to tackle sustainability challenges in a wonderful alpine setting

20jul01augFeaturedPermaculture Design72h Permaculture Design Course

27oct(oct 27)10:0028(oct 28)15:00Research on Systemic Design - De-conferenceA slow-down and connecting weekend right after RSD7 conference in Torino

Innovation for Sustainability



Our Topics




Integrative Building Design

Renewable Energy Systems

Community Resilience

Alpine Urbanism


Circular Economy

Cradle to Cradle Design


Responsible Tourism

Outdoor Sports

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
Partner Program

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
Volunteer Opportunities

Do you want to stay at the MVI campus?

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