Nestled in the lush greenery of the Swiss countryside, Sky-Frame produces some of the most ambitions sliding glass doors and windows in the world
Swiss design has long been overshadowed by the country’s engineering prowess. Can a national drive to bring the two cultures together spawn a new era of innovation?
The Swiss architect's latest stadium brings classical gentility to the world of football, but is still robust enough to withstand 42,000 fans
The 10th edition of Design Miami Basel is taking place this week in the Swiss city, drawing together collectable designs, new commissions and a specially curated exhibition of architecture
The Swiss practice's holiday home on the banks of Lake Sarnen generates high drama from a spartan arrangement of bold structural elements
The trophy that the Icon Awards winners will recieve this week were designed and made by Anton Alverez on his thread-wrapping machine. Watch him at work in his studio and read our interview with the designer
International gallery Hauser & Wirth has made its name attracting the metropolitan super-rich of New York, London and Zurich. So why is its new gallery on a farm in Somerset?
The designer and co-founder of the Dutch practice spoke to Icon during Belgrade Design Week last month about nature, technology and the studio's latest project at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
With its double-layered frame and vast triangular lintels, Angela Deuber's northern Swiss school is a sophisticated exercise in structural logic
The Swiss designer spoke to Icon during Belgrade Design Week about quality, compromise and the importance of failure
The designer is using his thread-wrapping process on ever larger projects, as well as one work on a smaller scale: this year's Icon award
The Dutch architect’s latest building in Switzerland, a headquarters for an insurance firm, pays homage to Mies van der Rohe, says Douglas Murphy
James Pallister flicks through a pile of super-niche publications and wonders how long they’ll last.
Herzog & de Meuron’s landmark headquarters for a pharmaceutical company shows off the latest in structural technology
Herzog & de Meuron’s sensitive yet experimental renovation has created a new identity for a museum in their hometown of Basel.
The ultimate symbol of our throwaway culture has proved surprisingly enduring. In its 20th year, and despite some unfortunate associations, it’s still keeping up with the times.
The robot And the architect are friends. That’s the philosophy of Swiss architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler.
“We don’t use numberslike 1,3,5,7,” says Swiss architect Peter Märkli. “We prefer 2, 4, 8, 16 and things like that.”