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Bregenz on film

Later that day we visited another beautiful city, this time the cultural heart and capital city of Vorarlberg, Bregenz. We were a bit in a hurry to visit the Kunsthaus Museum Bregenz and Vorarlberg Museum. 46 more words

Travel

Termas de Valls, de Peter Zumthor

Os traemos hoy una gran obra maestra actual, las alabadísimas y copiadísimas Termas de Valls de Zumthor, un clásico moderno que todos los que hemos estudiado arquitectura hemos visitado en algún momento de nuestra vida. 9 more words

Thinking architecture, feeling landscape V.

Time to finish the autumn blog with some selected sketches from our architectural field trip to Italy, Switzerland, Austria & Liechtenstein. Check other four blogs… 24 more words

2014

The building does not end at the facade

When someone thinks about a building the first image that usually pops up is the façade. But what is really a façade? The simplification that we normally come across is that it’s the main surface seen by the street. 403 more words

Zumthor House, Haldenstein, 2005

Peter Zumthor, Zumthor House, Haldenstein, 2005

Phenomenology versus Conception Part II: Peter and Peter

Following up on the last post, I came across this 2013 article on Architizer which visits the same subject to a certain extent, though with a different player. 539 more words

Architecture

Therme Vals Spa By Peter Zumthor by Interior Design 7/24

The Therme Vals resort was originally established in the 1960s as a hotel complicated built more than naturally occurring thermal springs in the Swiss Alps. The developer behind the project went bankrupt in the 80s which lead the to the village of Vals itself getting the web site. 18 more words