Beautiful Home in March District, Switzerland by Kit Architects

Young Switzerland-based Kit Architects designed this beautiful home located in March District, Switzerland with a particularly interesting rough and irregular facade painted by craftsmen. Description by Kit Architects: The house in March District is located in the midst of a densely populated suburban neighborhood near the bank of a narrow brook. To create a connection to the surrounding garden, the building was designed as a split-level. This allows a sequence [...]

 

Beautiful House D in Switzerland by HHF Architects

HHF Architects designed the House D with breathtaking scenery of the Swiss North. Description by HHF Architects: The view from House D is one of a kind. You might imagine you’re in South America or upstate New York;it is hard to believe that Basel is just 25 minutes away. As the last house to be built in Nuglar, in the canton of Solothurn, House D is privileged. It is oriented [...]

 

Beautiful Holiday Home in Switzerland by Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten

Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten designed this beautiful and tiny holiday home for two in Graubünden, Switzerland. The cabin is composed of concrete walls that provide an intimate and cave-like feeling. [via inhabitat]

 

Contemporary Home in Switzerland with Indoor Terraces by Renato Salvi

Swiss architect Renato Salvi has designed this modern residence in vineyard region in Switzerland. Description by Renato Salvi: The confined ground between the lake and the hill to the south, overlooking the village. Further ledge arranged for two former prefabricated garages is sitting at the villa. Functions reversed unfold over three floors, culminating in the living room and panoramic views. The rooms they give the South a direct relationship with [...]

 

Literally Cool Snow Drawing in Switzerland by Olaf Breuning

Swiss artist Olaf Breuning has converted a snowy mountainside in Gstaad, Switzerland into his own magnificent canvas. The colors featured in the artwork came from splashed food coloring that Breuning spontaneously poured onto the snow. As the colors slide and swivel down, vibrant streaks of reds, blues and yellows emerge on the snowy canvas. You may want to visit the artwork until the 8th of March 2014. [via designboom]

 

Beautiful and Calm House in Brione S.M. by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects

Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects have designed this gorgeous home in Locarno, Switzerland. Its best feature would have to be the breathtaking view of the city while being surrounded by mountains and a lake.     Description by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects: The new building is located in a densely built-up villas quartier via Lugano, with view on the city, lake and mountains. The design reacts with restraint on an [...]

 

Cool Renovation of a Former Army Building into a Modern Studio-Type Home in Switzerland by Ralph Germann Architectes

Swiss architectural firm Ralph Germann architectes has renovated this former army building during the Second World War into a contemporary and comfortable residence using simple materials such as larch, slate, glass and metal. Description by Ralph Germann architectes: 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 [...]

 

Refreshingly Green MSF Home in Switzerland by ARCHI7

ARCHI7 has designed this welcoming MSF home in Fontenais. Switzerland. Its most prominent feature would have to be the green accents that exude a great feeling of comfort and freshness.    Description by  ARCHI7: The project is located at the border between agriculture and individual housing. Far north, the castel and the city of Porrentruy are visible. South, the huge view is open on landscape and nature. The lot goes slowly up to [...]

 

Fabulously Stunning Tschuggen Grand Hotel in Switzerland

If Europe happens to be part of your travel wish list, then you should definitely visit this  fascinating Tschuggen Grand Hotel in Arosa, Switzerland. You would surely enjoy your experience of the breathtaking mountain scenery of Graubünden and take hold of the most beautiful view of lush forests and flowing hills of low grass. Aside from its dramatic backdrop, the sophisticated and stylish interiors of the hotel would very well satisfy [...]

 

Radiating Installation Raises Awareness on Plastic Bag Consumption

If by any chance you get to visit Switzerland, you would certainly be amused with this unique installation composed of illuminating plastic bags dubbed as Plastic Garbage Guarding the Museumand is meant to raise awareness on plastic bag consumption. The team behind it is Luzinterruptus, an art group that carries out urban interventions in public spaces basically using light as raw material and the night as a canvas. This installation is part of the Oh, Plastiksack exhibition [...]