Well, we had complete gingerbread house failure. And, it’s embarrassing because that is the one I built. It was up to code and had passed all inspections! Luckily it wasn’t occupied at the time. As architect and builder of this house I must take full responsibility in demolition and removal. No problem!
St. Nicholas and his Schmutzlis, trumpeters, and the many Klausjäger, men in white farmer’s shirts swinging huge cow bells from heavy straps, have descended on our town this evening. Must be the Samiclaus parade. Of course we were there. And signs of the European Economic Crisis! For the first time in three years the helpers […]
Ahhh, we are back! Don’t really need anything. Some dinner for a Friday night and perhaps…?
In 1993, Gigon / Guyer won the competition for an extension to the Winterthur Museum of Art, in Switzerland. Almost 20 years later, it doesn’t look too bad. It is much more uplifting from the gallery perspective, although. I suppose I am just having a hard time with the channel glass coming down to the […]
Saw this for the first time while in Hergiswil. A single family stacked, sliding, perforated, box house. It was cloudy today, but wow, this place is perched right on the lake with amazing views. Only problem is it’s orientation. I am assuming that they have terraces and large expanses of glass to enjoy the late […]
Woo Hoo! Brand new and now we don’t have to travel so far to get an Ikea fix. Rothenburg is just 12 minutes by train from Luzern. I have a feeling we will be seeing you often!
A friend invited us to Neue Räume 11 this year because he was exhibiting for the first time. A furniture and lighting fair with a mix of small and large enterprises. Check out www.hugokretz.ch to see some of what I saw.