Luxury Ski Chalet, Heinz Julen Loft in Zermatt, Switzerland

Project: Heinz Julen Loft Location: Zermatt, Switzerland Architecture and Design: Heinz Julen The loft, considered one of the most extravagant chalets in Zermatt, is a two-floor, three bedroom loft that wouldn’t be out of place in New York as a breathtaking Manhattan-loft-style chalet, in his own unique style using steel, textured concrete, wood and floor to ceiling […]

IKEA Plans to Launch a Budget Hotel Chain Across Europe

IKEA, best known as the world’s largest furniture retailer, plans to build a budget hotel chain across Europe, following a trend for cheap-but-cool accommodations driven by increasingly price-conscious business travellers. The 100 hotels, which will not feature IKEA’s eponymous flat-pack furniture nor its brand name, represent the company’s biggest real estate development to date. Demand for […]

Contemporary Living At A Charrat, Switzerland

Project: The À Charrat project Architecture: Clavienrossier Architects Location: The Swiss Alps. Description from the architects: The contemporary Swiss property is situated away from the village.  The house includes an adjacent barn that had a large space which needed to be renovated completely. Only elements which can easily be reused were preserved, cellars and floors of the pre-existent house —the […]

The Luxurious Chedi Andermatt Hotel Mock Up Room in Switzerland

Europe’s first Chedi hotel, The Chedi Andermatt, is on schedule for completion and recently unveiled its first hotel mock up room. Adelto’s Assif Majid  takes a look. Intricately created by world-famous hotel designer Jean-Michel Gathy of Denniston International Architects and Planners, this 52 square metre room is the smallest unit in the hotel but an expression of […]