May 8, 2013

Wednesday Whim - Berg Oase

I'm not well-traveled so I'm one of the last people who would think of good destination spots. But, if someone showed me this unique Swiss-architect (Mario Botta) designed site known as Berg Oase, I would be on board to go!

The site is located in Arosa, Switzerland at the base of the mountains. Berg Oase is an interesting mix of Mother Nature and man-made structure. The light that comes from the interiors during the night gives a theatrical appearance contrasted with the daylight where the structure has a futuristic appeal. There are so many design elements within this place that catch my eye:  the glass bridge, the angles and the curves. Visually, there is so much to see that I can only imagine how it must feel to see this structure in person.

What do you think? Have any of you been here?


  1. oh wow how cool! i want to go!!


  2. WHOA. These are so cool!

  3. I love the lighting at night, but it's still quite beautiful during the day too with the snow in the background.

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  4. Oh wow, that looks like an amazing place! Absolutely gorgeous design!

  5. Great photos ;)
    What an amazing place!

  6. AnonymousMay 08, 2013

    Really beautiful! There's something tranquil but almost a little bit creepy about it- in a good way!

  7. So breathtaking!

  8. It is so nice to see architecture post :) I studied it I really enjoy it thanks for sharing.
    Cammi @ Cammilicious

  9. I've never been there, but the structures are truly ah-mazing! I would love to see it.

  10. That looks so amazing! I would love to see that

  11. This building is a sheer work of art. So unique and fun to just look at!

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  12. Wow, how beautiful! I haven't been overseas but I have a huge, long list of all the places I want to go. I've just added this to my list! :)

    xo Jenny


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