New Swiss Architecture

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Oprawa: PLC (no jacket), Format: 28x26 cm, Stron: 304, 400 Illustrations, 400 in colour, 150 plans and line drawings,  2015 r.

A major survey of contemporary Swiss architecture, showcasing the nation’s advanced engineering, superlative craftsmanship and stunning natural scenery

‘Offers a detail-oriented appraisal of inventive structures and their novel take on traditional Swiss materials and techniques’ – Aesthetica

Established on the global stage by the international success and influence of architects such as Peter Zumthor and Herzog & de Meuron, today’s generation of architects in Switzerland draws on the country’s distinctive landscape of alpine peaks, crystalline lakes and efficient cities, and fuses traditional Swiss materials with new high-tech tools and innovative construction methods. 

New Swiss Architecture documents fifty of the most important buildings of the last decade through architectural photographs that highlight their exceptional detail, attention to context and material experimentation. Because of their isolated locations, many of these buildings are little known, despite having been designed by leading architects, incling Christ & Gantenbein, Gigon/Guyer, Valerio Olgiati, Charles Pictet, Richter Dahl Rocha and Diener & Diener. The book is presented in two sections: the first comprises a photographic portfolio of projects organized into themes: Alpine, Infrastructural, Recreational, Rural, Suburban, Urban. The second section describes each of the featured buildings through drawings, plans and concise texts.

Produced for design aficionados, this lavish publication will attract architecture practitioners and stents seeking inspiration from work produced at the most sophisticated level.