Herzog & de Meuron
Competition
1991
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Process

Video stills with excerpts of the settlement Sils Cunca at the foot of the Furtschellas cable car valley station; the blocks are partially inscribed.

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The additive character of the settlements allows for a phased-in development process.

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Hamlet Grevasalvas: the houses seem to be placed into the landscape by mere coincidence.

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Castelmur-Salis house, Sils-Baselgia.

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Waldhaus hotel, Sils-Maria: a heterogeneous, conglomerate building structure.

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Palace hotel, Maloja: a monocrystalline structure.

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S-chanf: a row of divergent massings.

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Team

Facts

Client
Gemeinde Sils im Engadin

Bibliography

Gerhard Mack, Herzog & de Meuron: “Herzog & de Meuron 1989-1991. Das Gesamtwerk. Band 2. The Complete Works. Volume 2.” Edited by: Gerhard Mack. 2nd adv. and rev. ed. Basel / Boston / Berlin, Birkhäuser, 2005. Vol. No. 2.

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Wilfried Wang: “Herzog & de Meuron.” 3rd adv. and rev. ed. Basel / Boston / Berlin, Birkhäuser, 1998. (= Studiopaperback).

Architectures of Herzog & de Meuron. Portraits by Thomas Ruff.” Exh. Cat. Herzog & de Meuron and Thomas Ruff. Peter Blum Gallery, New York. 5 June – 5 September 1994. 2nd ed. New York, Peter Blum, 1995.