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Transformation in Charrat by clavienrossier architectes hes / sia; photo by Roger Frei

Valéry Clavien and Nicolas Rossier, the duo behind the Swiss architectural practice clavienrossier architectes hes / sia have realised this striking renovation of a family house located in a picturesque Alpine region of Valais. Dating back to 19th-century, the original building included a vast adjacent barn which has been partially demolished in the course of the modernisation and later rebuilt following architects’ plans. The new design of the house, which has been significantly reduced in size, is based around an idea of a ‘strong contrast between the remaining part and the new structures’. (more…)