ETH Zurich (ed.)

Introductions by Ralph Eichler, Meinrad K. Eberle, Reto Jenatsch, Franz Steinegger
Contributions by Paul Knüsel, Marie-Anne Lerjen, Ákos Moravánszky, Adolph Stiller
A conversation with Ákos Moravánszky, Andrea Deplazes, David Gugerli
Detailed project documentation with contributions from the participating experts
Photos by Tonatiuh Ambrosetti

The new alpine hut on Monte Rosa, at an altitude of 2883 meters (9458 feet) near Zermatt, was opened in September 2009. The innovative building emerged from a collaborative effort between the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, the Swiss Alpine Club (SAC), and many experts and specialist manufacturers. The new Monte Rosa Hut is the result of pioneering technologies in design, calculation and building construction. In the form of discussions, essays on special topics, photographs and plans, this volume documents the building’s genesis and planning and the construction of this milestone in high alpine architecture.


2010. 23 x 27 cm, hardcover, 224 pages, 241 ill.
ISBN 978-3-85676-274-2
65.00 CHF / 54.00 Euro

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