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Thursday 22 November, 2012

Wine Museum Proposal / Mauro Turin Architectes

The main challenge in the design for the Wine Museum in Lavaux was to generate a large-scale cultural attraction non-existent today. Designed by Mauro Turin Architectes, their proposal creates a wine museum that shows and tells the whole heritage richness of the wine-growing area since the Middle Ages seams relevant, but not sufficient to attract […]


Friday 09 November, 2012

Wine Museum in Lavaux by Mauro Turin Architectes

Swiss studio Mauro Turin Architectes wants to celebrate the history of the Lavaux wine-making region in Switzerland by cantilevering a museum from the side of a mountain (+ slideshow).


Monday 14 May, 2012

Flashback: Merck Sereno Headquarters / Murphy/Jahn

Courtesy of Murphy/Jahn Architects: Murphy/Jahn Location: Geneva, Switzerland Construction: 2006 Area: 68,000 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of Murphy/Jahn


Monday 14 May, 2012

Flashback: Merck Sereno Headquarters / Murphy/Jahn

Courtesy of Murphy/Jahn Architects: Murphy/Jahn Location: Geneva, Switzerland Construction: 2006 Area: 68,000 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of Murphy/Jahn


Tuesday 24 April, 2012

A Little Light Reading: 10 Sleek Magazine Racks

There once was a time when we didn’t consume all our media online, but rather, we took all of it in via print publications like hard copies of newsletters, magazines and street flyers.  Before Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus and the dozens (if not hundreds) of second-tier social media platforms, we paid attention to the […]


Friday 24 February, 2012

Sports Complex and Urban Re-design / gmp Architekten

bird‘s eye view from the north In association with Jean-Baptiste Ferrari et Associes SA, gmp Architekten recently won the competition for a sports complex and urban re-design in Lausanne, Switzerland. The design manages to create an urban link between the diverse structure of the neighboring quarters, the new proposed residential quarter and the shores of […]


Thursday 08 December, 2011

Serene Modern Chalet in Switzerland With Views of Lake Geneva

This beautiful and playful modern chalet in Genolier, Switzerland was designed by LRS Architects to take full advantage of the Alps and Lake Geneva. According to the architects, “The topographical insertion, in a «plug-in’ way, inverts the interior walk and the superposition of the functions. The intermediate floor with the parent and the children bedrooms […]