Editor's Choice: Concrete Beauty

Where would modern construction be without concrete? The building material is not only an essential element of modern architecture, it helped to define it's aesthetic. Equally, the cabins, homes, and resorts in these stories—collected from the printed Alpine Modern magazine as well as this Editorial—are unique for their use of concrete. Refugi Lieptgas in Switzerland

Refuge in Concrete

Refugi Lieptgas is the negative imprint of its ancient predecessor. Read the story

7131 Hotel and thermal baths / Photo by Jonathan Ducrest

The Swiss Art of Alpine Luxury

Jonathan Ducrest’s photo essay portrays the luxury hotel 7132 in Vals, Switzerland, with its iconic thermal baths designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Swiss architect Peter Zumthor. Read the story

Stockeren project / Photo by Edward Beierle for Euroboden

The Soul Catcher

Peter Haimerl’s progressive designs save derelict farmhouses. Read the story

Camera Lucida by Christian Tonko / Photo by Eduard Hueber

Camera Lucida

An artist’s atelier becomes a looking device into the Austrian landscape. Read the story

Walkway at the Amangiri / Photo by Jake Weisz

Concrete Perspectives

Australian photographer Jake Weisz discovers the minimalist Amangiri Resort in Southern Utah. Read the story→ △