All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions

Swiss Architecture

  1. ArchDaily
  2. Countries
  3. Switzerland

Latest projects in Switzerland

Latest news in Switzerland

ETH Zurich Develops 3D-Printed Concrete Columns

06:30 - 23 July, 2019
ETH Zurich Develops 3D-Printed Concrete Columns, © Benjamin Hofer
© Benjamin Hofer

ETH Zurich has unveiled details of “Concrete Choreography,” an installation recently inaugurated in Riom, Switzerland. The installation presents the first robotically 3D printed concrete stage, consisting of columns fabricated without formwork, and printed to their full height in 2.5 hours. The process is expected to greatly improve the efficiency of concrete construction while achieving the fabrication of complex components.

Lake House Harmonizes the Architecture with Scenic Surrounding

04:00 - 13 July, 2019
Lake House Harmonizes the Architecture with Scenic Surrounding, © Wafai Architecture
© Wafai Architecture

Although small residential projects tend to be limited in spatial capacity, the design possibilities remain endless, especially if the project’s site is the biggest source of inspiration.

3XN's Olympic House Opens in Lausanne

05:00 - 25 June, 2019
3XN's Olympic House Opens in Lausanne, Olympic House. Image © International Olympic Committee (IOC) / MORK, Adam
Olympic House. Image © International Olympic Committee (IOC) / MORK, Adam

During the worldwide celebration of Olympic Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) inaugurated its new headquarters, Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland. Designed by Danish architecture firm 3XN, the project aims to bring together the IOC staff – 500 employees currently spread across Lausanne in four locations - under one roof at a single site. The new headquarters was made to further the mission of international cooperation, transparency and sustainability.

EPFL Students Build Wooden Pavilions Around Lake Geneva's Shores

13:00 - 5 June, 2019
EPFL Students Build Wooden Pavilions Around Lake Geneva's Shores, Courtesy of EPFL
Courtesy of EPFL

150 first-year EPFL architecture students are creating architecture installations and gardens around the Buvette d'Evian near Lake Geneva in France. In response to a request from the French-speaking Switzerland chapter of the Swiss Architects’ Federation (FAS), EPFL agreed to study how to better protect architectural heritage even outside of Switzerland. Students tested their designs on the Swiss side of the lake before construction, and the new designs aim to bring La Buvette back to life.

Le Corbusier's Final Building Reopens in Zurich

09:00 - 29 May, 2019
Le Corbusier's Final Building Reopens in Zurich, © Paul Clemence
© Paul Clemence

The Centre Le Corbusier, the final project of renowned architect Le Corbusier, has reopened to the public in Zurich following an extensive renovation. Completed in 1967, the scheme is only of the only Le Corbusier buildings to be constructed almost entirely from glass and steel: realizing his concept of the synthesis of architecture, life, and art in real life.

Construction Begins on Focketyn Del Rio's "Porous" Kaserne Cultural Center

07:45 - 27 May, 2019
Construction Begins on Focketyn Del Rio's "Porous" Kaserne Cultural Center, Current State of Existing Structure. Image © Adria Goula
Current State of Existing Structure. Image © Adria Goula

A historic site in the heart of Basel will soon be revived as Kaserne Cultural Center, the city’s new urban hub by Focketyn Del Rio Studio.

Herzog & de Meuron Design Crisp University Hospital for Basel

11:00 - 13 May, 2019
Herzog & de Meuron Design Crisp University Hospital for Basel, © Herzog & de Meuron
© Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron have released images of their proposed University Hospital Basel, Perimeter B in Switzerland. The 68-meter-tall building, with a footprint of over 5000 square meters, exhibits the firm's familiar clean, crisp aesthetic while paying respect to the surrounding historic context. Designed in collaboration with Rapp Architekten, the 12-story scheme will facilitate the hospital’s outpatient and nephrology centers.

The World's Most Liveable Cities in 2019

07:30 - 8 April, 2019
The World's Most Liveable Cities in 2019, Strandbar Herrmann. Vienna, Austria. Image © Christian Stemper, via Vienna Tourist Board
Strandbar Herrmann. Vienna, Austria. Image © Christian Stemper, via Vienna Tourist Board

For ten consecutive years, Vienna ranks first in the Mercer survey on cities with the best quality of life in the world. In this edition to the global ranking, eight Western European cities join the top ten, even when "trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate", as Mercer points out in its report.

Herzog & de Meuron's Mountain Outpost Brings "Architectural Ambition" to the Swiss Alps

09:00 - 9 November, 2018
Herzog & de Meuron's Mountain Outpost Brings "Architectural Ambition" to the Swiss Alps, Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron have unveiled their proposal for a mountain outpost in the Swiss Alps. “TITLIS 3020” is situated on one of Switzerland’s most renowned tourist attractions, the 3000-meter-high Mount Titlis.

Herzog & de Meuron Reveal Plan for Titlis Mountain Station in Switzerland

02:30 - 7 November, 2018
Herzog & de Meuron Reveal Plan for Titlis Mountain Station in Switzerland, Titlis Summit Station. Image Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
Titlis Summit Station. Image Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron have revealed their plan for a new summit station atop the Swiss mountain Titlis. The Alpine masterplan entails the new construction of the summit station, the redevelopment and extension of an old beam antenna tower, and an upgrade of the Titlis underground tunnel. The design aims to breath new life in one of Switzerland’s most renowned international tourist attractions.

Loading... It could take a few seconds