In one of his 1922 travel essays for the Toronto Star Ernest Hemingway wrote, in a typically thewy tone, of “a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways and all stuck over with large brown hotels built [in] the cuckoo style of architecture.” This was his Switzerland: a country cornered in the heartland of Europe and yet distant from so much of its history. A nation which, for better or worse and particularly over the course of the 20th Century, has cultivated and become subject to a singularly one-dimensional reputation when it comes to architectural culture and the built environment.
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https://www.archdaily.com/868090/think-you-know-swiss-architecture-think-again-sam-basel-exhibition-review James Taylor-Foster
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https://www.archdaily.com/52458/roche-residence-atelier-archiplein Nico Saieh