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Morphosis Architects’ highly anticipated plans for a new luxury hotel in Vals has been unveiled. The proposal, selected by 7132 Ltd (and denounced by the jury) following an international competition, was lauded by the client for its “minimalist approach” that will “help the hotel blend with the mountain landscape at the existing resort campus.”  The ultra-thin, 381-meter-tall tower will be one of three Pritzker laureate-designed projects at the 7132 resort, joining Peter Zumthor’s Therme Vals Spa and Tadao Ando’s Valser Path, which is slated for completion in 2017. More images and a response from Tadao Ando, after the break.  “The transparent and slim ‘7132 Tower’ will create a completely new world of hospitality in Vals,” says Ando. “I believe it will harmonize in the beautiful landscape and will attract and impress various guests and visitors from all over the world.” View more View full description
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