Tag: Switzerland

A project by Vehovar & Jauslin, formTL and suisseplan

A project by Vehovar & Jauslin, formTL and suisseplan

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• February 8, 2014 • Comments (1)

Recently, the Swiss city of Aarau, a cantonal capital, has gained its own cloud in the shape of an organically formed bus station canopy with a reflective and semi-translucent skin. The roof hovers, so to speak, above the forecourt of the railway station. However, unlike its meteorological namesake, this cloud provides protection from the rain […]

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Externally United – Internally Atwain Duplex House \ L3P Architekten

Externally United – Internally Atwain Duplex House \ L3P Architekten

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• November 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

L3P Architekten has completed the Externally United – Internally Atwain Duplex House (low-energy consumption building), 5408 Ennetbaden Aargau, Switzerland 2012. Despite the small block of land (637m2), a generous duplex house has been developed in an architecturally heterogeneous neighbourhood on the south face of Ennetbaden, which, in reference to organisation, takes an interesting and unconventional […]

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New replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse \ L3P Architekten

New replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse \ L3P Architekten

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

L3P Architekten has completed the new replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse 31 and 33. The Glättlistrasse neighbourhood, located in the Zurich district of Altstett, is a typical 1950s suburban development. The construction brief for this project was to replace four terraced houses and a kindergarten that was no longer needed with a single apartment house […]

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Chocolate-Boutique \ Studio KMJ

Chocolate-Boutique \ Studio KMJ

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• June 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Zurich-based Studio KMJ recently has completed Chocolate-Boutique in Zermatt, Switzerland. + All images courtesy Studio KMJ

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Vallée de Joux \ Atelier d'architecture Ralph Germann

Vallée de Joux \ Atelier d’architecture Ralph Germann

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• May 20, 2012 • Comments (1)

Atelier d’architecture Ralph Germann recently have completed Vallée de Joux. Secret land for some, the land of the wolf for others, both wild and super industrialized, the Vallée de Joux intrigues, fascinates or repels… Roger Guignard, Journalist and editor of « Vallée de Joux, Une île à l’envers » It is in respect of that […]

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Conversion and Extension of Hambacher Castle \ Max Dudler

Conversion and Extension of Hambacher Castle \ Max Dudler

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Historically significant Hambach Castle has been modernised and extended for restaurant use by architect Max Dudler. Max Dudler’s idea was to turn the accessible castle wall into a usable space. This he achieved through his choice of building material – using the same type of stone for the facades as had been used for the […]

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Locarno Apartments \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Locarno Apartments \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

A Swiss congregation commissioned Dutch-based practice Serge Schoemaker Architects to design a plan for the conversion of the prominently located ‘Villa Erica’ boarding school in Locarno. The design transforms the 6.100 m2 large complex from the seventies into thirty apartments. Built in 1978, the boarding school of the congregation Barmherzige Schwestern vom heiligen Kreuz is […]

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"LAKE OF SHIMMER" - AVANT Time Nº3 by Tokujin Yoshioka

“LAKE OF SHIMMER” – AVANT Time Nº3 by Tokujin Yoshioka

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• April 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

“LAKE OF SHIMMER” – AVANT Time Nº 3 by Tokujin Yoshioka 2012 -The passage of time marked by the luminance of crystal- “LAKE OF SHIMMER”-AVANT TIME Nº3, watch, was presented by SWAROVSKI at Baselworld in Switzerland in March of 2012. The watch, distinctly representing brand’s elegant and poetic essence, marks the passage of time by […]

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Auditorium Plantahof \ Valerio Olgiati

Auditorium Plantahof \ Valerio Olgiati

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• April 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

The placement of the new auditorium creates a new central square within the overall structure of the Plantahof agriculture school. The high façade holds together the new piazza. The inner space of the auditorium lies in half-light. Two windows facing each other define the inner space and allow for a view from the new piazza […]

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Scénes et Places \ 2:pm architectures + dauphins architecture

Scénes et Places \ 2:pm architectures + dauphins architecture

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• April 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The urban shape is clarified. A huge ground treatment unifies the whole center of the city and two complementary squares, an open one and a contained one, harmonize the spaces. New spots to discover are offered to strollers and improve the urban pattern. Urban Stage The surrounding vineyard parcels landscapes inspire the new ground pattern. […]

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