Herzog & De Meuron's Summit Building in Switzerland Contains a Mountaintop Restaurant

Herzog & De Meuron's Summit Building in Switzerland Contains a Mountaintop Restaurantherzog & de meuron's summit building in switzerland contains a mountaintop restaurant
Owing to its unspoiled nature and picturesque topography, the historical swiss region of toggenburg has long been a tourist destination of choice for residents of nearby zurich, st gallen and lake constance. as the easternmost of churfirsten’s ‘seven peaks’, the chäserrugg mountain offers a welcoming plateau at 2,262 meters above sea level. here, acclaimed architectural studio herzog & de meuron has completed a summit building, which contains a restaurant serving fresh, authentic cuisine.
Herzog & De Meuron's Summit Building in Switzerland Contains a Mountaintop Restaurantherzog de meuron mountaintop restaurant toggenburg bergbahnen chaserrugg switzerland designboom
the building is located 2,262 meters above sea level

Herzog & De Meuron's Summit Building in Switzerland Contains a Mountaintop Restaurantherzog de meuron mountaintop restaurant toggenburg bergbahnen chaserrugg switzerland designboom
a cantilevered terrace adjoins the building’s restaurant

 Herzog & De Meuron's Summit Building in Switzerland Contains a Mountaintop Restaurant
herzog de meuron mountaintop restaurant toggenburg bergbahnen chaserrugg switzerland designboom
the structure’s form absorbs the language of the region’s vernacular wooden architecture
Herzog & De Meuron's Summit Building in Switzerland Contains a Mountaintop Restaurantherzog de meuron mountaintop restaurant toggenburg bergbahnen chaserrugg switzerland designboom
set back from the actual summit, the building is accessed via cable-car
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