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Herzog & de Meuron Reveal Plan for Titlis Mountain Station in Switzerland

Herzog & de Meuron have revealed their plan for a new summit station atop the Swiss mountain Titlis. The Alpine masterplan entails the new construction of the summit station, the redevelopment and extension of an old beam antenna tower, and an upgrade of the Titlis underground tunnel. The design aims to breath new life in one of Switzerland?s most renowned international tourist attractions.

Titlis Summit Station. Image Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron have revealed their plan for a new summit station atop the Swiss mountain Titlis. The Alpine masterplan entails the new construction of the summit station, the redevelopment and extension of an old beam antenna tower, and an upgrade of the Titlis underground tunnel. The design aims to breath new life in one of Switzerland?s most renowned international tourist attractions.The existing summit station was built in 1967, and despite several modifications and expansions over the last 50 years, it no longer fulfills current and future requirements. As a further modification would not optimize the situation in a sustainable way, the summit station will be entirely replaced by a new construction. The project articulates a process that is transforming Switzerland into a complex urban landscape.
Titlis Summit Station. Image Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron stated that: "Many mountains and glaciers in Switzerland, no matter how high or remote, offer p...
Source: Archdaily
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