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Hotel Alpina Conversion . Davos

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Extensive renovation work has been completed at the 100-year-old Hotel Alpina. The basic historic structure has been transformed and replaced with a more generous floorplan in the form of seven individual units. The prestigious listed south façade, with its characteristic cylindrical atrium, has been subtly restored and returned almost to its original condition. The carefully designed combination of historic elements and up-to-date interventions to the design of the façade is continued inside the building. Continue reading Think Architecture

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House in a vineyard . Zurich

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The stand-alone house is located on a large meadow which forms the upper boundary of a vineyard. A sequence of rooms consisting of entrance, hall, and courtyard set the stage for the primary axis in the direction of the vineyard and the lake and are the starting point for a symmetrical layout. The new building occupies a plot of 24 x 20 meters and reacts to each side with a cut in its volume. Continue reading Think Architecture