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Country Switzerland

Brutalism 1967
Housing complex Unteraffoltern II
Brutalism 1968
Université Dufour, Rue Général-Dufour 24
World Heritage Site 1983
Abbey of St Gall

The Convent of St Gall, a perfect example of a great Carolingian monastery, was, from the 8th century to its secularization in 1805, one of the most important in Europe. Its library is one of the richest and oldest in the world and contains precious man…

Brutalism
High School Haus Cleric (Kantonsschule)
Brutalism
High School (Oberstufenschulhaus) Stettbach
Brutalism
Atelier Neuenschwander
Brutalism
Überbauung Achslenstraße
Brutalism 1974
Casa Kalman
Brutalism
Antonius Church
World Heritage Site 2008
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes

Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes, brings together two historic railway lines that cross the Swiss Alps through two passes. Opened in 1904, the Albula line in the north western part of the property is 67 km long. It features an impress…

Brutalism 1955
Siedlung Halen
Brutalism
Goetheanum
Brutalism
Basel School of Design (Allgemeine Gewerbeschule und Schule für Gestaltung Basel)
Brutalism 1954
Apartment Highrise Birmensdorferstrasse
Brutalism
Residential Houses
World Heritage Site 2001
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch

The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and west, bringing its surface area up to 82,400 ha., up from 53,900. The site provides an outstanding examp…

Brutalism
DEMOLISHED
Apartment Building (Pfäffikonstrasse 40)
Brutalism 1970
Brunnadernstrasse Houses
Brutalism
Reformed Parish Church (Reformierte Pfarrkirche)
Brutalism
Realschule (Secondary School)
Brutalism
The Adler House
Brutalism 1970
Residential Building Bündnerstrasse 20
Brutalism
Restaurant at Lagh Doss
Brutalism 1957
Row Houses “Flamatt 1”
World Heritage Site 2008
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona

The Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona in the north-eastern part of the country covers a mountainous area of 32,850 ha which features seven peaks that rise above 3,000 m. The area displays an exceptional example of mountain building through continental collis…

Brutalism 1960
Residential House “Flamatt 2”
Brutalism 1964
Katholische Kirche Herz-Jesu
Brutalism 1966
Theater Winterthur
Brutalism
Casa Costioli
Brutalism 1966
Jakobsgut Settlement
Brutalism 1956
Boiler Factory (Müller AG)
World Heritage Site 2011
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

This serial property of 111 small individual sites encompasses the remains of prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements in and around the Alps built from around 5000 to 500 B.C. on the edges of lakes, rivers or wetlands. Excavations, only c…

Brutalism
La Tulipe, Fondation De Recherches Médicales Suisses
Brutalism
Temple de Fontenay
Brutalism 1967
Row Houses Asphof
Brutalism
Brunnmatt School
Brutalism 1965
Grossfeld Retirement Home
Brutalism
Musée International d’Horlogerie
Brutalism 1967
Church of the Holy Cross (Heiligkreuzkirche)
Brutalism
St. Michael
Brutalism
Nouvelle Église Saint-Laurent
Brutalism 1963
Konvikt der Kantonsschule (Boarding School)
Brutalism 1962
St. Nicolas
Brutalism 1968
Cattle Breeders Association (today: Swissherdbook)
World Heritage Site 2003
Monte San Giorgio

The pyramid-shaped, wooded mountain of Monte San Giorgio beside Lake Lugano is regarded as the best fossil record of marine life from the Triassic Period (245–230 million years ago). The sequence records life in a tropical lagoon environment, sheltere…

World Heritage Site 2007
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

This transboundary property stretches over 12 countries. Since the end of the last Ice Age, European Beech spread from a few isolated refuge areas in the Alps, Carpathians, Dinarides, Mediterranean and Pyrenees over a short period of a few thousand year…

Brutalism 1964
Franziskushaus (today: International Campus Olten (student housing))
Brutalism
Casa Giuliana
Brutalism
Hotel Hauser
Brutalism
Church of the Holy Cross (Heiligkreuzkirche)
Brutalism 1971
Migros
World Heritage Site 2007
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces

The Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, stretching for about 30 km along the south-facing northern shores of Lake Geneva from the Chateau de Chillon to the eastern outskirts of Lausanne in the Vaud region, cover the lower slopes of the mountainside between the vi…

Brutalism 1963
St. Klemenz
World Heritage Site 1983
Old City of Berne

Founded in the 12th century on a hill site surrounded by the Aare River, Berne developed over the centuries in line with a an exceptionally coherent planning concept. The buildings in the Old City, dating from a variety of periods, include 15th-century …

World Heritage Site 1983
Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair

The Convent of Müstair, which stands in a valley in the Grisons, is a good example of Christian monastic renovation during the Carolingian period. It has Switzerland’s greatest series of figurative murals, painted c. A.D. 800, along with Romanesque fre…

World Heritage Site 2009
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning

The site of La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle watchmaking town-planning consists of two towns situated close to one another in a remote environment in the Swiss Jura mountains, on land ill-suited to farming. Their planning and buildings reflect watchmakers&r…

Brutalism 1961
Stadttheater
Brutalism 1963
Three Houses, Rebbergstrasse
Brutalism
Vivarium Zoo Basel
Brutalism 1957
Casa Cate
World Heritage Site 2016
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

Chosen from the work of Le Corbusier, the 17 sites comprising this transnational serial property are spread over seven countries and are a testimonial to the invention of a new architectural language that made a break with the past. They were built over…

World Heritage Site 2000
Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona

The Bellinzona site consists of a group of fortifications grouped around the castle of Castelgrande, which stands on a rocky peak looking out over the entire Ticino valley. Running from the castle, a series of fortified walls protect the ancient town an…

Brutalism 1968
High School (Kantonschule)
Brutalism 1961
Palais des Congrès
Brutalism 1961
Kurs- und Erholungszentrum Feriendorf Fiesch
Brutalism
Casa Corinna