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Contemporary Alpine House \ Ralph Germann architectes

Contemporary Alpine House \ Ralph Germann architectes

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• January 15, 2014 • Comments (0)

Ralph Germann architectes designed this alpine house for a couple who wished to live in a harmonious environment, but there was a prerequisite that it could also comfortably handle gatherings of 20 persons. The architects approached the brief by visiting the surroundings, observing the vernacular architecture of these pre-alps. The overall design was inspired by […]

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Arsenal B47 / transformation by Ralph Germann architectes

Arsenal B47 / transformation by Ralph Germann architectes

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

The owner of the arsenal wanted to convert this former Swiss army building, constructed during the Second World War, into a habitable space. Architect Ralph Germann’s transformation involved inserting a glass cube into the old structure, an option which meant he didn’t have to touch the patina of the walls, and was able to preserve […]

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