The new showpiece unveiled by Swatch is not a watch, but office architecture at its finest. To create the reptilian curves of the new Swatch headquarters in Biel, star architect Shigeru Ban has built one of the world’s largest timber-framed constructions.
After eight years of construction, the world’s largest horizontal skyscraper has now opened. Even in China, which is no stranger to superlatives, the structure is described as spectacular.
Play area and social meeting place on top, cultural institution down below: Helsinki’s Amos Rex art museum is an extraordinary building that has scooped up multiple architectural awards.