Swiss Building Designs – Switzerland

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Swiss Building Designs

Key Architecture in Switzerland, Europe

Switzerland Building Designs

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Swiss Building Designs.

We cover completed buildings in Switzerland, new building designs and design competitions across Switzerland. The focus is on contemporary Swiss buildings but information on traditional buildings is also welcome.

Swiss Architecture : news + major projects

Swiss Building Designs : A-K (this page)

Swiss Building Developments : L-Z

Swiss Buildings : alphabetical list of buildings not included in main city list below.

Building Designs in Switzerland

Buildings by city, alphabetical:

ASCONA
Ascona Centre for Tourism & Culture
2006
Caruso St John Architects
Architecture Competition win

BASEL
Swiss Architecture : Basel

Cafeteria Kirschgarten
HHF Architects
Cafeteria Kirschgarten Basel
picture : Tom Bisig, Basel

Cafeteria Kirschgarten Basel

Roche Tower
Herzog & de Meuron
Roche Tower Basel
image from architects

Roche Tower Basel

BIEL
Biel Towers, Forum Arteplage Biel

Coop Himmelb(l)au Architects

BERN
Swiss Architecture : Bern

westside Shopping and Leisure Center, Bern-Brünnen
Studio Daniel Libeskind
westside shops
picture from architect

Swiss retail building

BUCHOLZ
Sports Centre Buchholz, Uster
Camenzind Evolution
Sports Centre Buchholz
photograph from architect

Swiss sports building

GENEVA
Geneva Architecture

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Swiss Architecture

Buildings, no images, alphabetical:

Alterswohnen project, Domat/Ems
2004
Dietrich Schwarz

Barenmatte Community Center, Suhr
1984-88
Santiago Calatrava Architects

Blur Building, Yverdon-les-Bains

Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Brunnenhof Housing Complex
2007
Gigon Guyer

Casa dell’Accademia – Student Housing, University of Italian Switzerland, Ticino
2007
Barchi & Könz Molo

Chapel Building, Sogn Benedetg
1990
Peter Zumthor

Commercial / Apartments Building, Solothurn
1998-2000
Herzog de Meuron Architects

Deaconesses of St-Loup – Temporary chapel, Saintt-Loup, Pompaples
2008
Localarchitecture & Danilo Mondada

Four Loaves Bakery, Sempach

Rigert and Bisang Architekten

Haus Willimann-Lötscher – House, Sevgein, Graubünden
1998
Bearth & Deplazes Architekten AG

Hauser & Wurth gallery

Robbrecht en Daem

Hut, Campo Valle Maggio
2003(?)
Robert Bricolla

Kilchberg – apartment buildings

Gigon Guyer

Kirchner Museum, Davos – Architecture Competition win 1989

Gigon Guyer

Kunsthaus Bregenz Building

Peter Zumthor
Kunsthaus Bregenz
photograph : Helen Binet

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Swiss Architects

Laufen Buildings
Lucerne Buildings
St Gallen Architecture
Zurich Architecture

Modern Swiss Buildings

Maison Clarté, Geneva
1932
Le Corbusier

Heidi Weber Pavilion, Zurich
1965
Le Corbusier

Koerfer House
Marcel Breuer

Swarovski Baselworld Trade Fair Pavilion, Basel
Veech Media Architecture
Swarovski Baselworld
image © Mag. Eveline Tilley-Tietze

Swarovski Baselworld Trade Fair Pavilion

Architecture in Countries adjacent to Switzerland

Austrian Buildings
German Architecture
Italian Architecture

Swiss Stadium Buildings : Euro 2008 Stadia

Swiss Expo 02 Building Designs
‘Cloud’, Yverdon – Diller & Scofidio
‘Cube’, Morat – Jean Nouvel
‘Fractured towers’, Bienne – Coop Himmelb(l)au

Barragan Foundation : Birsfelden, Basel, Switzerland

Architect/engineer Santiago Calatrava studied at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland

Buildings / photos for the Swiss Architecture Designs page welcome

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