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The Huebergass and District Park, Bern
The Huebergass and District Park, Bern

Novartis Pavillon Zero-Energy Media Facade, Basel
Novartis Pavillon Zero-Energy Media Facade, Basel

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Swiss Architecture News 2023

29 June 2023
The Swiss House, Unterschächen, canton of Uri, upper Schächental
Design: BXB studio Bogusław Barnaś
Swiss House Unterschächen Building
visualization : BXB studio Bogusław Barnaś
Swiss House Unterschächen Building
The Swiss House is a multifunctional building with commercial, residential, tourist, and office spaces. Located in the heart of Unterschachen in Switzerland refers to the finest construction traditions. It harmonizes with the climate, landscape, and scenic beauty of the alpine mountainside.

14 June 2023
Residential Barn, Reppischtal, Zürich
Design: Be Architektur
Residential Barn Zürich Switzerland
photo : Vito Stallone
Residential Barn Zürich
Be Architektur introduces its Residential Barn project in a Hamlet Zone of around 15 buildings in a rural, mainly agricultural setting in Switzerland. This new home in the hamlet feels obliged to honor the area’s historical context.

8 June 2023
Hof & Hist, 7012 Felsberg, Graubünden
Design: Modunita architects sa
Hof and Hist House Felsberg Switzerland
photo : Modunita architects sa
Hof and Hist House, Felsberg
Modunita architects sa introduces Hof & Hist, a project to enhance two historic buildings located in the municipality of Felsberg, in Graubünden, comprising a residential house and a hay barn. The historical stock was expanded and supplemented over time with some additions, however, the residential building was completely preserved.

24 Feb 2023
Lausen House, Lausen, Basel-Landschaft
Lausen House Renovation Basel-Landschaft Switzerland
photography : Maris Mezulis
Lausen House Renovation, Basel-Landschaft

Swiss Architectural News 2022

Contemporary Swiss Architecture News in 2022 – architectural selection below:

30 Nov 2022
SQUARE, The Learning Centre of University of St. Gallen, St.Gallen
Architect: Sou Fujimoto Architects, Tokyo
SQUARE The Learning Centre St Gallen University Switzerland
photos by Peter Wuermli and Chris Mansfield
SQUARE, The Learning Centre St Gallen University
Swiss architecture and design studio Evolution Design has completed the fit-out for the University of St. Gallen’s learning centre SQUARE. Designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects, the building is based on the concept of unbroken connectivity and multifunctionality and models new ways of learning and interaction between students and lecturers.

5 Jan 2022
Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie Andermatt Building, Andermatt, canton of Uri
Design: Oppenheim Architecture
Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie Andermatt Building - Swiss Architecture News
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Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie Andermatt Building
As the virtual art experience continues to grow, award-winning international firm Oppenheim Architecture returns to showcase their second digital gallery space for the exhibition ‘Again, Working Yesterday’, debuting 10 new pieces from artist Michelle Grabner, directed by Anne Mosseri-Marlio. The gallery, designed by the traditionally brick-and-mortar architecture studio, was created to provide the ultimate immersive online experience that captures the natural abundance of space and lighting of an in-person gallery.

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Swiss Architecture News 2021

14 Dec 2021
Weggishof Lake Lucerne Apartments

10 Dec 2021
Meinier school, Canton of Geneva

26 Nov 2021
Semiramis – Robots build new Hanging Gardens, ETH Zürich
Design: Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich
Semiramis Robots build new Hanging Gardens at ETH Zürich
rendering : Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zürich
Semiramis – Robots build new Hanging Gardens

25 Nov 2021
University of Bern Muesmatt campus masterplan, Bern, Switzerland
Design: Grimshaw, Architects, with Archipel Generalplanung AG and landscape architects LAND
University of Bern Muesmatt campus masterplan design
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University of Bern Muesmatt campus masterplan
International architecture practice Grimshaw, in partnership with Archipel Generalplanung AG and landscape architects LAND has been awarded first place in the competition to design the masterplan for University of Bern Muesmatt campus in Switzerland. An anonymous competition, the winning design was selected from a shortlist of 26 teams. Grimshaw was also highly commended in the design competition for the campus’ new natural sciences building.

10 Nov 2021
Swisshouse XXXVI, Muttenz, Basel-Country
Design: Davide Macullo Architects
Swisshouse XXXVI Muttenz, Switzerland home
photo : Fabrice Fouillet
Swiss house in Muttenz
The construction, used as a primary dwelling, is designed as a volume enclosed by a set of concrete sects. From a distance, the house appears to be an interpretation of traditional residential architecture and its forms from afar are familiar. Its pitched roof fits harmoniously with the overall impression of the quarter.

11 Oct 2021
HMC_P198/19, Corsier, Canton of Geneva
Architect: Philippe Meyer Architecte
Three Villas in Corsier, Geneva, Switzerland
photo : Inês de Orey
Three Villas in Corsier
Construction of collective housing 3 villas, connected by a common garage base, raised slightly from the ground by a base, deliberately without a garden level. The green designed outdoor areas around the buildings recreate what was formerly a park with no vehicles and little or no mineral surfaces.

30 Sep 2021
Residenz Eisenerz, Sargans, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Architect: Apropos Architects
Residenz Eisenerz St Gallen Switzerland - Swiss Architecture News
photo : Alex Shoots Buildings
Residenz Eisenerz St Gallen
The Residenz Eisenerz is a rental apartment house is located in Sargans in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland, at the intersection of three wide valleys, where they create a fertile lowland between the otherwise steep peaks of the surrounding Alps. The Principality of Liechtenstein and famous ski resorts are in close proximity.

28 Sep 2021
Aux Entrepôts, Renens, Lausanne, west Switzerland
Design: HHF Architects
Aux Entrepôts Renens building Switzerland
photo : Anders Modig
Aux Entrepôts Lausanne
Angular, shimmering brick facades in green, yellow, aubergine, and red gives a strong identity to HHF Architects’ winning entry for part of the new master plan Parc du Simplon in Renens, Lausanne. The ruggedness and simplicity of the bricks are evocative of the site’s industrial history, while the glazed surfaces contribute to the lively atmosphere of the area.

17 Apr 2021
Sonova Wireless Competence Center, Murten
Architect: OOS AG
Sonova Wireless Competence Center Murten design - Swiss Architecture News
photo © Sonova
Sonova Wireless Competence Center Murten
Sonova Holding AG, a leading provider of hearing solutions, inaugurates one of Switzerland’s first office buildings which is carbon-neutral in its operations. The new Sonova Wireless Competence Center in Murten, home to its subsidiary Phonak Communications AG, will accommodate around 180 employees entrusted with developing and marketing miniaturized communication and hearing protection systems.

2 Apr 2021
Andermatt Concert Hall Building

1 Feb 2021
Pyramid House, Tegna

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Switzerland Building Updates 2020

11 Dec 2020
Kunsthaus Zürich
Design: David Chipperfield Architects Berlin
Kunsthaus Zürich Building

5 Nov 2020
Schindler Campus Ebikon Building, Lucerne

2 Nov 2020
Porta del Ticino – Urban Living Lab

23 Oct 2020
Ispace Installation, Rossa, Moesa Region, canton of Graubünden
Design: Davide Macullo Architects
Ispace Installation Rossa Swiss Architecture News
photo : Corrado Griggi
Ispace Installation Rossa
Ispace is a project born out of an idea combining art and architecture in the creation of environments that stimulate people to perceive the influence of a space on their moods. It is a re-evaluation of the territory, allowing us to rediscover our bond with nature.

7 Sep 2020
Weltpostpark site buildings, Bern
Design: SSA Architekten, Basel, Switzerland
Weltpostpark residential buildings Bern Swiss Architecture News
photograph © Ruedi Walti
Weltpostpark residential buildings Bern
The last apartments in the SSA Architekten-designed Weltpostpark development are now occupied. The striking six-storey residential buildings have an urban feel about them, while the park-like surroundings and the varied clinker brick facades create a homely atmosphere.

25 Aug 2020
Chenot Palace Weggis Health Wellness Hotel, Weggis, Canton Lucerne
Design: Davide Macullo Architects
Chenot Palace Weggis Health Wellness Hotel Lucerne
photograph : Roberto Pellegrini
Chenot Palace Weggis Health Wellness Hotel

19 Aug 2020
Rosengarten Student Residence, Bucheggstrasse, Zürich
Design: ETH Zurich
Rosengarten Student Residence Zurich Switzerland
images courtesy of architects studio
Rosengarten Student Residence in Zürich
The 18 shared housing units offer an affordable place to live tailored to the needs of its 130 student residents. At the same time, the district of Wipkingen will benefit from facilities and services for childcare, commercial space and a public park.

16 June 2020
Parco dello Sport in Lugano
Design: LAND Suisse
Parco dello Sport Lugano by LAND Suisse
images courtesy of architects firm
Parco dello Sport in Lugano
A strong sign of the restart that is under way arrives from Lugano, the main urban centre of the Canton Ticino and the city where LAND Suisse, the Swiss branch of the international landscape architecture studio LAND – Landscape Architecture Nature Development, has its headquarters.

29 May 2020
2226 Emmenweid, Emmenbrücke
Architects: Baumschlager Eberle Architekten
2226 Emmenweid Office Building Emmen Swiss Architecture News
image courtesy of architects office
2226 Emmenweid office building in Emmen
The 2226 Emmenweid concept has become well-established regardless of the building task and the cultural context.

19 Apr 2020
Mount Gütsch Restaurants, Andermatt, canton of Uri
Design: Studio Seilern Architects
Mount Gütsch Restaurants, Andermatt, Swiss Alps
photo © Valentin Luthiger
Mount Gütsch Restaurant Complex Swiss Alps

5 Feb 2020
IWC Manufacturing Center, Schaffhausen, northern Switzerland
Design: ATP architects engineers
IWC Manufacturing Center Schaffhausen Switzerland
photo : ATP/Becker
IWC Manufacturing Center in Schaffhausen
The design of the IWC Manufacturing Center in Schaffhausen slips harmoniously into the landscape and recalls the pavilion-like buildings of the Modern Movement.

22 Jan 2020
Stenna Centre, Flims, the Imboden Region
Design: Baumschlager Eberle Architekten
Stenna Centre St Gallen Switzerland
photo : Roger Frei
The Stenna Centre in Flims
The two hamlets of Flims, Flims-Dorf and Flims-Waldhaus, separated by the steeply cut valley of Val Stenna, were, until recently, only connected by the Stenna Bridge. Now on this exposed yet underutilised space, a multifunctional centre is emerging.

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Switzerland Property Design Updates 2019

19 Nov 2019
Bellerivestrasse 36, Zürich
Design: C.F. Møller Architects
Bellerivestrasse 36 Zurich - Swiss Architecture News
rendering : Filippo Bolognese
Bellerivestrasse 36 in Zürich
Modernisation of 1970s iconic Swiss office building into a highly sustainable building integrated with the surrounding park and Lake Zürich to become a new attraction for users and citizens in Zurich.

6 Sep 2019
New Buildings in Chur
Architects: Ritter Schumacher Architekten
Camping Pradafenz, Churwalden – Haupteingang:
Camping Pradafenz, Churwalden - Swiss Architecture News
photo © RitterSchumacher AG
Ritter Schumacher Architekten, Chur Buildings
The traditionally close relationship between the city and the surrounding region has shaped the holistic, integrative working approach of Jon Ritter and Michael Schumacher.

6 Sep 2019
Redesign of Neue Aargauer Bank – Baden
Redesign of Neue Aargauer Bank – Baden
The redesign of the branches of the Neue Aargauer Bank (NAB) continues. The regional office in Baden originally had a typically 1970s style, and the idea behind the concept was to incorporate that into the new design.

22 May 2019
Aeschbachquartier, Aarau, canton of Aargau, northern Switzerland
Design: KCAP Architects & Planners
Aeschbachquartier in Aarau Switzerland - Swiss Architecture News
photograph © Beat Schweizerp
Aeschbachquartier Aarau
A new neighbourhood completes in a town with 22.000 inhabitants between Zurich and Bern. KCAP Architects&Planners designed the masterplan of the neighbourhood and realized several buildings, Studio Vulkan planned and built the outdoor spaces. The Aeschbachquartier is a mixed quarter for living and working in a central location.

Swiss Building News 2018

10 May 2018
Buendner Kunstmuseum, Chur
Design: Barozzi Veiga, Spain
Buendner Kunstmuseum Chur - Swiss Architecture News
photo © Simon Menges
RIBA Awards for International Excellence 2018
A competition-winning scheme from 2011 to extend an art gallery housed in a Palladian 18th-century villa (the Villa Planta), the Buendner Kunstmuseum Chur is an elegant, minimal edifice in the centre of the city.

17 Apr 2018
Audemars Piguet Hôtel des Horlogers, Le Brassus, Vallée de Joux, Jura Mountains, Switzerland
Design: BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group Architects
Hôtel des Horlogers, Vallée de Joux, Switzerland by architect Bjarke Ingels
image : BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group
Hôtel des Horlogers Building
In this latest design by Celebrated Danish architect Bjarke Ingels guests will be able to ski down the roof and onto an adjacent slope.

10 + 5 Jan 2018
Andermatt Concert Hall Building, canton of Uri
Design: Studio Seilern Architects
Andermatt Concert Hall building design
image courtesy of architects
Andermatt Concert Hall Building
The Andermatt Swiss Alps development is transforming the traditional Swiss Alpine village of Andermatt into one of the world’s finest year-round destinations; boasting some of the best alpine and off-piste skiing facilities in Europe and fast becoming one of Switzerland’s largest resorts.

16 Dec 2017
Hard Rock Hotel Davos Building
Design: Woods Bagot, Architects
Hard Rock Hotel Davos restaurant interior - Swiss Architecture News
image courtesy of architects
Hard Rock Hotel Davos
Hard Rock Hotels has announced the opening of their first hotel in continental Europe, Hard Rock Hotel Davos, which has been designed by architecture practice Woods Bagot’s London-based team.

22 Aug 2017
Société Privée de Gérance Headquarters Building, Genève
Design: Giovanni Vaccarini Architetti
SPG HQ in Geneva - Swiss Architecture News
photo : Adrien Buchet – www.adrienbuchet.coms
SPG HQ in Geneva
The new Headquarters of Société Privée de Gérance, designed by the Italian architecture studio Giovanni Vaccarini Architetti, has opened in Geneva. The building is highly energy-efficient and plays with light resulting in a shimmering main body which enhances the quality of the workspaces inside. A short film was made to mark the completion of the work.

26 Jul 2017
Swiss House XXII, Preonz
Design: Davide Macullo Architects
Swiss House XXII
photo : Alexandre Zveiger, Lugano, CH
Swiss House in Preonz

24 Jul 2017
Swiss House XXXIV, Galbisio
Design: Davide Macullo Architects
Swiss House XXXIV
photo : Alexandre Zveiger, Lugano, CH
Swiss House in Galbisio

Giustini / Stagetti Galleria O. Exhibition at Design Miami / Basel
Design: dekleva gregorič architects
Giustini / Stagetti Galleria O. at Design Miami / Basel - Swiss Architecture News
photograph : Flavio Coddou
Galleria O. at Design Miami / Basel
An exceptional challenge for Dekleva Gregorič architects to reconsider the conventional approach of showcasing selected modern and contemporary collector’s design objects.

Fondation Beyeler Extension by Peter Zumthor

Gütsch Restaurant, Andermatt

Kulm Eispavillon in St Moritz

Jazz Campus in Basel

Digital Origami Tigers at 2016 Lausanne Light Festival

World Trade Organization HQ in Geneva

Espace Saint Marc in Châble

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