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Bern’s historic old town. Photo: © Bern Tourism

SPECIAL THEME: SWITZERLAND’S TOP ARCHITECTS 2017

Timeless architecture made in Switzerland Switzerland’s architectural heritage is as diverse as it is impressive. From the stone houses in Ticino, to the half-timbered houses in Switzerland’s eastern parts and the UNESCO world heritage Old City of Bern, there is much to cherish. Contemporary architects pick up on the Swiss architectural traditions and offer a unique diversity that has garnered them worldwide followings. TEXT: THOMAS SCHROERS

Stone houses in Ticino. Photo: © Ticino Turismo, swiss-image.ch/Remy Steinegger

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