Articles tagged Switzerland

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In Geneva, an immersive fairy tale exhibition balances education and engagement

Geneva, Switzerland – La Fabrique des Contes is a temporary exhibition at the Ethnographic Museum of Geneva that brings the audience behind the scenes of the most popular European …

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You can finally create your own Freitag bag, from start to finish, directly inside a store

Zürich – With its Sweat Yourself store, Freitag joins the retail brands moving the final production stages in-store in order to form tighter bonds with its consumers.

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3D-printed concrete columns set the stage for a dance festival in the middle of the Alps

Riom, Switzerland – Designed by the MA students of Digital Fabrication and Architecture at the ETH Zurich, Concrete Choreography brings 3D-printed concrete to the dance stage.

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At this Swiss home, Corradi's Alba pergola lets nature and architecture live together

Lugano – Designer Matteo Scudiero draws outdoor living, dining and wellness spaces together around a bioclimatic pergola, the interior of which feels outside. 

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TON chairs capture the luxury and comfort of dining in St. Moritz

St. Moritz – Above the world-class alpine resort, the White Marmot restaurant is a blend of the classic and contemporary, just like the Alba chair designed by Alexander Gufler.

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Glithero’s installations for a perfume exhibition in Lausanne bring scent to life

Lausanne – MUDAC asked the London-based studio to create immersive installations for the Nez-à-Nez Contemporary perfumers exhibition.

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These young designers have created flat-pack furniture for tense millennials

Milan – At Alcova during this Milan Design Week, Panter&Tourron presented Tense, a set of five pieces of furniture that are meant to easily travel with their nomadic owners. 

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UBS showcases ‘colour perceived in time and space’ by Carlos Cruz-Diez

ZURICH – Celebrating 25 years of partnership with Art Basel, UBS presents an exhibition of work by 94-year-old Carlos Cruz-Diez in the UBS Lounge.

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European hospitality is getting a high-tech update

VIENNA – Laufen returns an infamous Japanese phenomenon to its European origins – with some important adaptations.

House in Muraz by Savioz Fabrizzi. Photo thomas jantscher
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Savioz Fabrizzi transforms a Swiss barn into a semi-detached house

MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.

Morechon School by rk Studio. Photo Dominique Uldry
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Rk Studio blankets a school extension in a metal cloak

SAVIÈSE – Atop the vineyards of Savièse in Switzerland and overlooking the Rhône valley, rk Studio built an extension to the Moréchon educational centre.

Pavilion of Reflections by Tom Emerson's ETH students. Photo Studio Tom Emerson
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Mark A-to-Z: P is for Pavilion

Intricate temporary structures designed by students to practical extensions produced by starchitects, pavilions never cease to impress us with the broad spectrum of what makes architecture.