therme vals by peter zumthor

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Congratulations to Peter Zumthor for winning the Pritzker Prize this year!  Therme Vals is my favorite of his projects and I hope to go there one day.  It is a hotel/spa complex in Vals, Switzerland and is built over the only thermal springs in the Graubünden canton in Switzerland.  The building is constructed from locally quarried Valser quarzite slabs.

Posted on May 5, 2009 and filed under art & architecture.