Alpine Architecture in South Tyrol
Edition Detail, 2023
South Tyrol is a memorable place: climatically, culturally, and from a culinary standpoint, the region epitomises well-being in a stunning, mountainous setting like no other.
Alpine Architecture in South Tyrol captures and highlights the region’s profile in all its multi-layered complexity. From cable car stops to mountain huts, monastery conversions to hotel suites, virtually every conceivable building typology comes under the spotlight. The publication delivers a case study in how local building tradition and contemporary architecture can mutually revitalise one another, and their potential to help turn a transit spot into popular holiday destination. Essays by selected South Tyrolean experts offer unique insight into key aspects of the region.
• 25 project examples from South Tyrol
• Built identity: essays into regional peculiarities
• New interpretations of local building traditions
• Potential of good architecture: from transit spot to popular holiday locale