BETON BRUT SWITZERLAND

Discover Switzerland's rich béton brut heritage. This growing inventory and visual archive features the country's finest brutalist objects from Arbon to Zurich and everywhere in between. A go-to guide for everyone interested in learning more about pioneering sculptural concrete architecture in Switzerland from the 20th century to today.

Hochhaus zur Palme High Rise, Haefeli Moser Steiger, Zurich 1964, Modernism, Brutalism © HEARTBRUT / Karin Hunter Bürki

HOCHHAUS ZUR PALME

Commercial & Administrative High Rise Complex, Haefeli Moser Steiger, Zurich 1955-1964

Saurerhochhaus, Residential Tower Block, Georges-Pierre Dubois, Arbon, 1960, Brutalism © HEARTBRUT / Karin Hunter Bürki

SAURERHOCHHAUS

APARTMENT TOWER BLOCK, GEORGES-PIERRE DUBOIS, ARBON, CANTON OF THURGAU, 1958-1960

HARDAU I MAX P. KOLLBRUNNER I ©HEARTBRUT/KARIN HUNTER BÜRKI

HARDAU

Housing Estate, Max P. Kollbrunner, Zurich 1976-1978

Flamatt I, Terraced Houses, Atelier 5, Flamatt 1958, Brutalism © HEARTBRUT / Karin Hunter Bürki

FLAMATT I

TERRACED HOUSES, ATELIER 5, WÜNNEWIL-FLAMATT, CANTON OF FRIBOURG, 1957-1958

MAURERHALLE, MASONRY HALL, HERMANN BAUR, BASEL 1961 I ©HEARTBRUT / KARIN HUNTER BÜRKI

MAURERHALLE

MASONRY HALL, SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN AND GENERAL TRADE, HERMANN BAUR TOGETHER WITH HANS PETER BAUR, FRANZ BREUNING, ARTHUR DÜRIG, BASEL 1956-1961

Three Loops, Ralph Bänziger, Zurich 1977, Brutalism, © HEARTBRUT / Karin Hunter Bürki

THREE LOOPS

School Yard Play Sculpture, Ralph Bänziger, Grünau Social Housing Estate, Zurich 1976-77

La Tulipe (The Tulipe), Jack Bertoli, Geneva 1976 I Brutalism, Swiss architecture I © HEARTBRUT / Karin Hunter Bürki

LA TULIPE

THE TULIP, CENTRE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, JACK VICAJEE BERTOLI, GENEVA 1975-1976

Neumarkt Brugg Shopping Centre and Office Tower, Hans Ulrich Scherer, Brugg,1975, Brutalism © HEARTBRUT / Karin Hunter Bürki

NEUMARKT BRUGG

SHOPPING CENTRE & OFFICE TOWER, HANS ULRICH SCHERER, BRUGG, AARGAU 1971-1975

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