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post updated 24 Feb 2020

Switzerland Buildings

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

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

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Swiss Buildings : alphabetical list of buildings not included in main city list below (this page)

Buildings in Switzerland

Below is an alphabetical list of Swiss buildings not included in the main city list:

3d Housing, Collina d’Oro
Nicola Probst
3d Housing
photo : Lorenzo Mussi, Milan
3d Housing
Shifts in section, underlined by vertical and horizontal planks, define different spaces and openings. The roof terrace relates to a more distant landscape.

Am Eulachpark Housing, Winterthur
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Swiss housing
photo : Stefan Faust
Swiss housing

Atelier Bardill, Scharans
Valerio Olgiati, Architect
Swiss atelier
picture © Archive Olgiati
Swiss atelier

Auditorium Plantahof, Landquart
Valerio Olgiati, Architect
Auditorium Plantahof
photo © Javier Miguel Verme
Plantahof Auditorium

Dolder Grand Hotel, Lake Zurich
Foster + Partners with Itten + Brechbühl
Dolder Grand Switzerland
photo © Nigel Young
Dolder Grand Building
The scheme restores the logic of the original hotel, designed in 1899 by Jacques Gros, and the external fabric has been restored and rendered in the original red and ochre palette. Internally, the planning has been transformed.

Erlenbach House
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Erlenbach House
photograph : Heinrich Helfenstein
Erlenbach House

Euroairport Business Centre, Mulhouse
Serero Architectes
Swiss airport Business Centre
image from architect
Euroairport Business Centre Bale

Fashion Outlet Centre, Wigoltingen
Holzer Kobler Architekturen
Wigoltingen building
image © Holzer Kobler Architekturen
Wigoltingen building

Fisherman Workshop, Cortaillod
Ipas Architectes
Fisherman Workshop Cortaillod
photograph : Gérald Sciboz, Thomas Jantscher
Fisherman Workshop, north west Switzerland

Flumserberg – Holiday Cottage, Swiss Alps
EM2N Architects
Swiss holiday house
picture © Hannes Henz
Swiss holiday house

Gross House Conversion, Greifensee
EM2N Architects
Swiss house
photo © Hannes Henz
Swiss house

Han Bit Housing
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Swiss housing development
building photo by the Buro
Swiss housing development

Hotel Castell, Zuoz, Graubünden
UN Studio
Swiss hotel
image : Hotel Castell Zuoz, 2004, UN Studio
Swiss hotel building

House at Zimmerberg
Rossetti + Wyss Architekten
House at Zimmerberg
photo © Juerg Zimmermann, Zurich
House at Zimmerberg

Liestal Public Records Office Extension
EM2N Architects
Swiss office
image © Hannes Henz
Swiss office building

The Murezzan, St Moritz
Foster + Partners
The Murezzan St Moritz
picture : Nigel Young, Foster & Partners
The Murezzan St Moritz

New Monte Rosa Hut, Zermatt
ETH Zurich / SAC
New Monte Rosa Hut
ETH-Studio Monte Rosa/Tonatiuh Ambrosetti
New Monte Rosa Hut

Nussbaum Information & Training Center
HHF architects
Nussbaum Information & Training Center
picture from HHF
Nussbaum Information Center

Paspels School Building
Valerio Olgiati, Architect
Swiss school
photograph © Archive Olgiati
Swiss school

Residential Building L’Ermitage
Andrea Pelati Architecte + Ipas Architectes
Swiss Residential Building
photo : Gérald Sciboz, Thomas Jantscher
Residential Building L’Ermitage

Residential site Cattaneo, Dietikon / Zürich
Holzer Kobler Architekturen
Residential site Cattaneo
image © Holzer Kobler Architects, photo Jan Bitter
Residential site Cattaneo
Based on the existing characteristics of the site – its diversity, heterogeneity and the density of constructions – the project has developed a dialogue between old and new buildings and achieved in the process a substantial valorization of the site.

Rossinelli House, Lugano
Nicola Probst
Rossinelli House
photo : Lorenzo Mussi, Milan
Rossinelli House

Sports Hall + School in Apples
mcm architectes
Multipurpose sports hall Apples
photo : Thomas Jantscher
Sports Hall + School in Apples

Sports Hall in Borex-Crassier
mcm architectes
Borex-Crassier Building
photograph : Thomas Jantscher
Sports Hall in Borex-Crassier

Swiss Radio Station Building
LANDSarchitetture
Swiss Radio Station
image from LANDSarchitetture
Swiss Radio Station

Une Boîte à Surprise, Arosio, nr Lugano
LANDSarchitetture
Arosio house
picture from LANDSarchitetture
Arosio house

Une Boîte Moirée, Arosio, nr Lugano
LANDSarchitetture
Arosio building
image from LANDSarchitetture
Arosio building

Yellow House, Flims, Grisons
Valerio Olgiati
Swiss gallery
photo © Archive Olgiati
Swiss gallery

Ziegelwies Housing Development, Altendorf
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Swiss apartments
photograph : Büro
Swiss apartments

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