House in the Mountains

Tschiertschen, Switzerland 2015–2017

This private house is in the centre of Tschiertschen—a small mountain village near Chur in the Graubünden—in the eastern part of Switzerland. The house is used as a weekend home and is also open to local people and the wider public with a programme of art exhibitions and small concerts.

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Ground floor plan

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Internal cross section

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Tschiertschen, Switzerland


300 m²

Caruso St John Architects
Adam Caruso, Peter St John, Michael Schneider

Project architect
Gregorio Candelieri

Project team
Philipp Boenigk, Kristina Grigorjeva, Christine Kaufmann, Florian Zierer

Structural engineer
Ferrari Gartmann AG

Services engineer
Aldo Weibel AG

Cost consultant
WT Partner AG

Fontana Fontana AG , Werkstätten für Malerei

Carpentry and interior finishes
B4 Moebel GmbH

Hélène Binet