27 Mar '15, 1pm

Morphosis plans ultra-thin reflective skyscraper for Swiss resort valley

This lithe reflective tower will be the first Swiss project for Morphosis Architects. The hotel will offer 107 guest rooms, and will include a restaurant, café, bar, and spa. Due to the ultra-thin design of the buildings, nearly every room will have a panoramic view of the valley. The scale of the building has come under some fire since the design became public, as critics cite concerns about the impact a giant reflective skyscraper will have on bird life . Others warn that this project may spur a trend of erecting skyscrapers in areas of natural wonder. It’s clear that this cloud-reaching tower design has accomplished the architects’ purpose: grab attention and create conversation.

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