A new art collaboration of Seteria Bianchi
A new collaboration of
© Christian Kathriner und Martin Wittwer Photography
in collaboration with
SUSANNE HISSEN from Lucerne
GION A. CAMINADA, VRIN
Gion A. Caminada is an architect from the Grisons and holds a chair in architecture at the ETH Zürich. He has become well known for his unmistakable buildings consisting of elementary tectonics and showing a strong sensitivity in dealing with local conditions. It is precisely the traditional construction of the blog house that is able to provide answers to urgent questions about sustainability and identity.
The pilgrimage church Our dear woman at Hergiswald is supposed to be one of the finest examples of rural baroque in Switzerland. It is situated above Lucerne at the foot of the Pilatus. The church accommodates - besides it's famous picture cover - a precise replica of the Santa Casa di Loreto. The interior from the 17th century, as it is visible today, was partly donated by the French court. This out of gratitude for the birth of the heir to the throne, Louis XIV the Sun King.
NEW GUESTHOUSE HERGISWALD
The new guesthouse at Hergiswald is a wodden architecture which has been constructed on the foundations of the former guesthouse from the 18th century. Two floors consisting of restaurant and banquet hall are crowned with a log construction accommodating guestrooms and flat of the landlords.
THE BANQUET HALL
The banquet hall is hold completely in blue and is crowned by a coffered ceiling made out of pure silk. In the consisting fields 76 different pictorial representations - various positions and gestures of two hands - are realized as silk damask fabrics.
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