Lake Rotsee Refuge / AFGH

© Valentin Jeck

Architects: AFGH
Location: Rotsee,
Partners In Charge: Andreas Fuhrimann, Gabrielle Hächler
Area: 123.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Valentin Jeck

Suurstoffi / Holzer Kobler Architekturen

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Architects: Holzer Kobler Architekturen
Location: Rotkreuz,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Holzber Kobler

Dental Club / OOS AG

© Claudia Luperto & Dimitri Semko

Architects: OOS AG
Location: Lucerne,
Project Head: Christiane Agreiter
Year: 2012
Photographs: Claudia Luperto & Dimitri Semko

Rhine Falls Visitor Center / Leuppi & Schafroth Architekten

© Roger Frei

Architects: Leuppi & Schafroth Architekten
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Matthias Leuppi, Stephanie M. Schafroth
Year: 2010
Photographs: Roger Frei, Mark Röthlisberger

Trublerhütte / Rossetti + Wyss Architekten

© Jürg Zimmermann

Architects: Rossetti + Wyss Architekten
Location: Schlieren, Zurich,
Project Leader: Verena Meissner
Collaborator: Claudio Sticca, Chantal Zwingli, Klaus Müller
Year: 2008
Photographs: Jürg Zimmermann

Urban Hybrid Housing Winning Proposal / MVRDV

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MVRDV was just announced by the city of , Switzerland as the winners of the Feldbreite competition for a housing block, which consist of 95 homes of 16 different types. Their urban hybrid development proposal combines characteristics of city dwelling – central location, privacy, underground parking – with the characteristics of suburban life: gardens, multilevel living and a neighborhood community.  Construction is expected to start in 2015. More images and architects’ description after the break.

House At Zimmerberg Bottom / Rossetti + Wyss Architekten

© Jürg Zimmermann

Architects: Rossetti + Wyss Architekten
Location: Zurich,
Architect In Charge: Tobias Lindenmann
Area: 170 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Jürg Zimmermann

Duplex House in Küsnacht / Rossetti + Wyss Architekten

© Jürg Zimmermann

Architects: Rossetti + Wyss Architekten
Location: Küsnacht,
Architect In Charge: Klaus Müller
Year: 2007
Photographs: Jürg Zimmermann

Gottshalden / Rossetti + Wyss Architekten

© Jürg Zimmermann

Architects: Rossetti + Wyss Architekten
Location: , Switzerland
Architect In Charge: Claudio Sticca
Area: 320 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Jürg Zimmermann

Shortlist Announced for Olympic Headquarters in Switzerland

Proposed Site; Courtesy of the IOC

The (IOC) has announced an all-star shortlist of twelve practices – including 2013 Pritzker Prize laureate Toyo Ito and international powerhouse OMA – competing to design their new headquarters in Lausanne, . Located on 24,000 square meter site on the banks of Lake Geneva, the 18,000 square meter headquarters will provide an “Olympic campus” of administrative buildings and service for 450 employees.

Come December, the IOC will award one of the following architects £21,000 to develop their designs:

New Concrete House / Wespi de Meuron

© Hannes Henz

Architects: Wespi de Meuron
Location: S.Abbondio,
Area: 148 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Hannes Henz

Haus Schudel / OOS AG

© Dominique Marc Wehrli

Architects: OOS AG
Location: Feldis/Veulden (GR),
Architects: Andreas Derrer, Manuel Schudel
Design Team: Christoph Kellenberger, Severin Boser, Lukas Bosshard
Construction Management: Christian Bühlmann
Wood Engineering: Pius Schuler AG für Holzbauplanung
Civil Engineering: Andreas Gudenrath
Area: 222.0 sqm
Photographs: Dominique Marc Wehrli

Affoltern Housing Development / EM2N

© Roger Frei

Architects: EM2N
Location: Wehntalerstrasse, CH-8046 , Switzerland
Architect In Charge:
Area: 29967.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Roger Frei

Housing Im Forster / EM2N

© Roger Frei

Architects: EM2N
Location: Zürichbergstrasse, Zürich,
Architect In Charge:
Area: 5,925 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Roger Frei

Cinématheque Suisse / EM2N

© Roger Frei

Architects: EM2N
Location: ,
Partners: Mathias Müller, Daniel Niggli
Area: 13.254 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Roger Frei

Leutschenbach School / Christian Kerez

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Architects: Christian Kerez
Location: , Switzerland.
Architect In Charge: Christian Scheidegger, Andrea Casiraghi, Lucas Camponovo
Structural Engineer: Dr. Schwartz Consulting, Zug, Joseph Schwartz with dsp, Zurich, Walter Kaufmann, Mario Monotti
Construction Management: BGS, Rapperswil
Area: 11500.0 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Courtesy of Christian Kerez

House in Sonvico / Architetti Pedrozzi & Diaz Saravia

© Pino Brioschi

Architects: Architetti Pedrozzi & Diaz Saravia
Location: ,
Area: 250 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Pino Brioschi

Extension Nestle Research Center / Burckhardt + Partner

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Architects: Burckhardt + Partner
Location: Vers-chez-les-Blanc,
Architect In Charge: Burckhardt, Partner
Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Burckhardt + Partner