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Medieval Brutalism: The Entrance of Switzerland's Castelgrande Captured by Simone Bossi

Situated on Ticino's rocky peaks are the historic Medieval Castles of Bellinzona: Montebello, Sasso Corbaro, and Castelgrande. And while all three castles and their fortifications have become part of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, it is not only the ancient walls that leave visitors enchanted, but the gateways that leads to them.

Architectural photographer Simone Bossi decided to solely capture the castle's entrance, displaying how a dialogue between the organic forms of nature and refined man-made walls can be as majestic as a historic fortress.

TAMassociati Designs a Future-Proof Urban Plan in the Swiss Alps

TAMassociati has designed a new “future proof” regeneration plan for the Officine industrial site in Bellinzona, Switzerland. Working with sa_partners and Franco Giorgetta Landscape Architect, the team created a proposal for the large-scale masterplan that explores gradual development in the Swiss alpine city.

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CAFUBE Funeral Home / LOKOMOTIV.archs office

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Bellinzona, Switzerland
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1100
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Styl Comp, Edil Bi Suisse, Elettronova, Lotti impianti

Swisshouse Galbisio / Davide Macullo Architects

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Nursing and Retirement Home Bellinzona / Studio Gaggini + Nicola Probst Architetti

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Swiss House XXXIV Galbisio / Davide Macullo Architects

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AZPML + DFN Win Competition for Rippling Bridge in Bellinzona, Switzerland

The team of AZPML + DFN has won a competition for the design of the Passerella Ex-Torretta, a new bridge spanning the Ticino River in Bellinzona, Switzerland. The bridge will connect two existing medieval structures, the Torretta tower to the west of the river and medieval arcades on the eastern bank, and will provide a gradual 6% slope to allow for pedestrian and bicycle access.

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Federal Criminal Court / Durisch + Nolli Architetti + Bearth & Deplazes Architekten

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