Peter Zumthor .

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. . .. . Created By 04-Sep-09 Sarah Bryant, London, United Kingdom

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Therme Vals
Vals, Switzerland Peter Zumthor spa .

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Shelters for Roman Archaeological Site
Chur, Switzerland Peter Zumthor exposition space, landmark, shed .

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Hotel Therme Vals
Vals, Switzerland Peter Zumthor hotel .

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School Churwalden
Churwalden, Switzerland Peter Zumthor primary school, secondary school, sport .

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Church San Benedetg
Sumvitg, Switzerland Peter Zumthor church .

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Annalisa Zumthor House
Vals, Switzerland Peter Zumthor private house .

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House Truog Gugalun
Versam, Switzerland Peter Zumthor private house

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Atelier Zumthor
Haldenstein, Switzerland Peter Zumthor atelier, private house

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http://www.mimoa.eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant, London, United Kingdom

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. If you choose to take the route over "Oberalppass". Opening hours daily: 11:00 . the Therme Spa is a stunning landmark built from 60 000 stone slabs of Valser quartzite. From there. The great slabs of the roof are grassed over: sections of flower studded alpine meadow. photo: Henry Pierre Schultz . yet traditional spa and therapeutic centre that is the last word in peaceful sensuality“.mimoa. . United Kingdom 2 . Zurich Kloten to Vals is about 200 km. train to Zürich HB Central station. train for Chur. you have to leave the main road in Ilanz too. In Ilanz take a bus to Vals. Project is public! . Season 2007/2008: 26 May 2007 .00. Therme Vals Address Hotel Therme 7132 Vals Switzerland http://www. . Completion . . change to Ilanz/Disentis. It has been described as “a lesson in combining audacity with aesthetics“. Thursday: 22:30 . . Train: From Zürich Kloten airport. “a totally unique. With the only thermal spring in Graubünden.20:00.24:00. The Vals quartzite quarried just two kilometres from where the building stands. Season 2006/2007: 17th June 2006 – 9th April 2007. How to get there Car: from Zürich take the high-way to Chur. http://www. Wednesday: 22:30 . . London. photo: Margherita Spiluttini . only open in summer. open and enclosed spaces and linear elements make for a highly sensuous and restorative experience.30 .therme-vals. .ch/ .eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant. In Ilanz follow signs for Vals which lead to the entrance of Vals valley. Only two years after its completion the Therme was listed as a protected building. In Chur.30 March 2008. Architect Lighting designer Client Contributed by Peter Zumthor Viabizzuno Hotel und Thermalbad Vals AG MI_MOA 1996 . Stone by stone. Open to children from 5 years old. The bathing facilities are open to Hotel Therme guests from 07:00. and “a world first in spas”. 8 kms after Chur follow signs to Flims / Laax / Ilanz.24:00. .photo: Margherita Spiluttini . The combinations of light and shade. Night bathing for hotel guests: Sunday: 22.24.

. Architect Client Contributed by Peter Zumthor Hotel und Thermalbad Vals AG MI_MOA Opening hours 24/7 2007 photo: Walter Mair . is still 100% owned by the council.eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant. How to get there By rail with the SBB Swiss Federal Railways to Chur.ch/ .mimoa. yet traditional spa and therapeutic centre that is the last word in peaceful sensuality“. they are all gradually being brought up to the standard of the Therme itself. Hotel Therme Vals Address Hotel Therme 7132 Vals Switzerland http://www. the hotel’s restaurant. Hotel und Thermalbad Vals AG. and the resulting project received praise from around the world. In 1986. photo: Walter Mair . Access by road via Chur . It has been described as “a lesson in combining audacity with aesthetics“. . In 1983.photo: Walter Mair . and “a world first in spas”.Ilanz. In the Hotel adjacent to the world famous Therme Spa Peter Zumthor has redesigned 52 rooms without altering the hotel’s original 1960s structure. was commissioned to build a new spa. Project is public! .therme-vals. United Kingdom 3 . was extended. Completion . Switzerland. London. change to the Rhätische Bahn as far as Ilanz and then by postal coach to Vals (20 km). . Although some parts of the complex are still in their original state. Der Rote Saal (The Red Room). . the town council bought the thermal spring and hotel. . an architect from Haldenstein. Peter Zumthor.Flims . . . “a totally unique. . meaning the guest experiences. As part of the redevelopment. and the company that manages the site today. http://www.

In this village is one road up to San Benedigt (different ways to write). . . London. The setting is wonderful. photo: Marloes Faber . however definite. This Zumthor church in a small village located in the Mountains is “a cylinder that turns into an oval and then into a keel: the geometry of this church. The building is very carefully detailed even on places you would normally not come (like behind the concrete stairs of the entrance). wooden snips. Project is public! .eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant.ch/ . United Kingdom 4 .mimoa. . Church San Benedetg Address Caplutta Sogn Benedetg Sumvitg Switzerland http://www. In San Benedigt it is easy to find your way to the church.photo: Marloes Faber .sumvitg. . . . Architect Client Contributed by Peter Zumthor City of Sumvitg Marloes_Faber 1988 photo: Marloes Faber Opening hours You can visit the church daily apart from Sunday. is also dynamic and elusive to the eye. http://www. all this exacerbated by the implantation of the building on a steep slope. . It's about a km tough climbing for the car. . How to get there Take the car to Sumvitg in the canton of Graubünden. similar to the locally build houses. . Completion .”The church has a wooden construction and the façade is made with wooden shingles.

good luck! . Project is not public! . http://www. House Truog Gugalun Address Gugalun 7104 Versam Switzerland . Between the mountains you can find a little Zumthor-house. Architect Client Contributed by Peter Zumthor Bernadette and Peter Truog Marloes_Faber 1994 photo: Marloes Faber Opening hours . London. .5km by car after you will pass the last hotel in Versam. . You have to drive about 1. How to get there It is not easy to get there. You have to pass Versam to the south. Then you will have to take a small road to the right (before a tunnel). . . Then it is maybe 500m up to the hill. Park your car somewhere in the grass and go further by feet. Completion .photo: Marloes Faber . .eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant. United Kingdom 5 . . . photo: Marloes Faber . The first part of the house is an old Switch cottage. Zumthor build on to this cottage on a very subtle way.mimoa. The Gugalun is not visible from any place so look after a strange mailbox behind the road.

.photo: João Morgado .mimoa. How to get there . photo: João Morgado . . . Project is public! . London. . . United Kingdom 6 . Protective housing for the remains of the foundations of three Roman Buildings (which one of those only a corner is visible). Completion . This protective casing for the archaeological finds was conceived as a kind of abstract reconstruction of the Roman volumes: a lightweight framework for walls made of timer lamella which admit light and air exactly follows the Roman outer walls.eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant. Architect Client Contributed by Peter Zumthor City of Chur Joao_Morgado 10-1986 Opening hours . thus producing a package-like effect which give a visible form to location of the Roman buildings in today's city landscape. . photo: João Morgado . http://www. Shelters for Roman Archaeological Site Address Seilerbahnweg 17 7000 Chur Switzerland .

From the outside. United Kingdom 7 . the interior reveals that the roof of the shape is given by the structure. How to get there By appointment . running longitudinal to the gym.eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant. Project is not public! . School Churwalden Address Witiwäg 19 7075 Churwalden Switzerland http://www. The classrooms develop in two levels: entrance on a main corridor with a first working-space. . photo: Alessandro Conti . http://www. opening on a garden in the back.photo: Alessandro Conti . photo: Alessandro Conti . alekf Peter Zumthor 1982 Opening hours . Very early work by Peter Zumthor. that is the main teaching space. built out of concrete bricks. Completion .churwalden. the gym looks as a 3-naves church. . .mimoa. individual staircase leading to the upper floor. Architect . this addition to a school complex consist of two new classrooms buildings and a gymnasium. Contributed by . London.ch/ .

Annalisa Zumthor House Address Leis 7132 Vals Switzerland .photo: Ralph Kent . . The other is a rental. Both houses are constructed in the Strickbau technique of solid laced-beam construction.eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant. Completion . The lower of the two is called the Annalisa Zumthor House in honor of Zumthor’s wife for whom the house was built. designed by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor of thermal bath fame. United Kingdom 8 .mimoa. photo: Ralph Kent . The small idyllic Swiss village of Leis is expanding in the form of two new houses. . photo: Ralph Kent . http://www. opposite a restaurant/bar on the south side of the valley above the town. Architect Client Contributed by Peter Zumthor Annalisa Zumthor jrhartley 2009 Opening hours . . How to get there Drive up above Vals. London. a method that Zumthor seems increasingly keen on recently. . . . . Project is not public! .

The first studio was built in 1986. How to get there Park in the centre of Haldenstein and wander up north.added in 2005. . . http://www. Architect . jrhartley Peter Zumthor 1986 photo: Ralph Kent Opening hours The area is not fenced off. . but your attention is drawn to a small plaque near the door of the concrete atelier extension which reminds people that this is Peter Zumthor's family home and to respect his privacy. United Kingdom 9 . photo: Ralph Kent . Completion . Project is not public! . Contributed by .mimoa. This is Peter Zumthor's studio in the small village of Haldenstein. . London. . with the concrete extension adjacent to his private family home .eu/users/sjbryant/Guides/Peter%20Zumthor/ this page is part of Mi guide 'Peter Zumthor' made by Sarah Bryant. just outside of Chur in the Graubunden region of Switzerland. . you will pass the Zumthor atelier. Atelier Zumthor Address Suesswinggel 20 7023 Haldenstein Switzerland .photo: Ralph Kent .

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