Mon 18.11.

Beyond the Cliché: the mountain chalet reinterpreted

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.11.2013 - Tagged as: ,

The rooms in Peter Zumthor's wooden holiday homes in Leis are structured as block-like units. Full-height windows offer generous views out into Alpine landscape of the sparsely populated Vals valley,  photo: Ralph Feiner

The rooms in Peter Zumthor’s wooden holiday homes in Leis are structured as block-like units. Full-height windows offer generous views out into Alpine landscape of the sparsely populated Vals valley, photo: Ralph Feiner

The mountain chalet has always been closely linked with the dream of a simple, rustic home in pristine natural surroundings. However, a number of projects throughout the world show that a holiday home in the mountains does not necessarily need to conform to the romantic picture of ‘Gemütlichkeit’ and accordingly to an outdated stereotype of the log cabin with a projecting pitched roof. (by Sophie Loschert)

 

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Architonic’s Anniversary Disco: Zurich

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.11.2013 - Tagged as:

Celebrating our 10th anniversary!

Come celebrate our 10th anniversary!

Having celebrated our tenth anniversary throughout 2013 at the world’s most significant design destinations, Architonic will celebrate the grand finale of its anniversary year at this year’s neue räume!

 

Zurich’s legendary Hive Club will be opening its doors at 9pm on November 27 for Architonic’s Anniversary Disco, with Animal Trainer (Hive Audio, Zurich). Join Architonic’s Anniversary Disco on Facebook here.

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