Architect

Peter Zumthor

Year of Completion

1996

Client

Hotel Thermal Vals

Material of interest

Stone

Material Used

Valser Quartzite slabs

Properties of Materials

Locally quarried Valser quarzite slabs are used on the exterior walls of the building. these slabs create thermal mass for the structure as well as enhancing the aesthetic appeal of the building.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Stone

Material used: Valser quartzite slab

Properties of material: Locally quarried Valser quartzite slabs are used on the exterior walls of the building. these slabs create thermal mass for the structure as well as enhancing the aesthetic appeal of the building.

Application

Exterior Walls

Climate

Marine West Coast

Environmental Response

Locally quarried

Keywords

Exterior Walls, Marine West Coast, Locally quarried

Location

Graubunden Canton, Swizerland

Sources

Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University in St. Louis.

Other: www.archdaily.com

http://www.therme-vals.ch/en/

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Date submitted

2014

Disciplines

Architecture

Thermal Vals for Hotel Thermal Vals in Graubhunden Canton, Switzerland

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