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Posts tagged 'Switzerland'

Switzerland’s largest housing complex retrofitted

The listed modernist estate in Geneva underwent an 11-year ‘high-tech’ renovation that prioritises longevity and thermal performance Geneva-based Jaccaud Spicher Architectes Associés has completed the

Architecture

Public installation ‘Arena for a Tree’ opens in Basel

With integrated seating for contemplating the Persian ironwood tree, Klaus Littmann’s walk-in wooden installation is an homage to nature In 2019, the Swiss artist Klaus Littmann

Design

Swiss architecture students build Digital Bamboo Pavilion

Lightweight bamboo construction and 3D-printing technology are combined in this experimental pavilion Architectural students at the Swiss university ETH Zurich have designed and created the

Architecture

Kunsthaus Zürich museum expanded by David Chipperfield Architects

The new building makes the Kunsthaus the largest art museum in Switzerland Words by Francesca Perry The Kunsthaus Zürich museum has been expanded with a

Buildings

The sky is the limit for the Swiss sliding door producers Sky-Frame

Sky-Frame is unique in the sleekness of its track and the minimalism of its aluminium lines  Nestled in the lush greenery of the Swiss countryside,

Features

Swiss Design: more than just helvetica

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

GALLERY

Herzog & de Meuron’s Nouveau Stade Bordeaux

The Swiss architect’s latest stadium brings classical gentility to the world of football, but is still robust enough to withstand 42,000 fans As Pierre de

Features

Design Miami/Basel

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

News

The House with Two Columns by Scheidegger Keller

The Swiss practice’s holiday home on the banks of Lake Sarnen generates high drama from a spartan arrangement of bold structural elements Nestling on the

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The Icon Awards trophy

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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