In the heart of Flims, Switzerland, the Yellow House, originally a modest structure, has undergone a profound transformation under the guidance of Valerio Olgiati. This architectural endeavor has turned a…Continue reading
Swiss houses are renowned for their unique blend of traditional and modern architectural elements, reflecting Switzerland’s rich cultural heritage and natural landscape. Characterized by practicality and simplicity, they often feature clean lines, minimalist design, and use of natural materials like wood and stone. Traditional Swiss houses, especially in rural areas, are known for their sturdy construction, gabled roofs, and large windows, designed to withstand harsh alpine weather while maximizing natural light and scenic views. Modern Swiss architecture, while retaining these practical aspects, also embraces innovative design, energy efficiency, and a seamless integration with the surrounding environment, showcasing Switzerland’s commitment to sustainability and aesthetic harmony.
In 2016, Swiss architecture studio Think Architecture completed the “Five Patio” Houses project in Meilen. The two-story house uses a pavilion-like effect to capture the views of the surrounding landscape…Continue reading
In 2018, Swiss architecture studio Think Architecture completed in Zurich “House in a Park”. Taking their inspiration from the natural environment the house integrates harmoniously with the landscape of the…Continue reading
In 2013, Swiss architecture studio Think Architecture completed the Courtyards Houses project located on a hilly plot of Zumikon. The modular design allowed to comply with the strict regulations of…Continue reading