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FOGO - Leben am Vulkanplatz; Photo: Georg Aerni, Zürich
23.09.21
Zurich’s best buildings of the period 2016 to 2020.

Every five years, the City of Zurich presents the award for good buildings. On 20 September, the award ceremony took place for the 18th time. Twelve awards and nine recognitions were presented by the 13-member jury of prominent experts. There was also an audience award for “FOGO – Leben am Vulkanplatz.”

09.09.21
Zurich’s Kongresshaus and Tonhalle am See reopen.

Zurich’s Kongresshaus and Tonhalle have a long and chequered history. Now, after a four-year construction period and many years of disputes about their future, they were reopened at the beginning of September 2021. The result is convincing in its respect for the high quality of the existing building.

Courtsey of Villa Vals; Photo: Iwan Stöcklin
26.08.21
An exceptional house in Vals is looking for holiday guests.

Zu viele Ferienhäuser oder -wohnungen folgen dem Üblichen. Sie sind Standardarchitektur, 08.15-Einrichtung, meist Teil einer grossen, lieblosen Siedlung und ohne individuellen Charme. Freunde guter Architektur und des Besonderen werden von solchen Unterkünften meist enttäuscht; sie hätten für ihre kostbarsten Tage gerne etwas Besseres, wie z.B. die Villa Vals.