04.04.2016 Swiss Solar Prize 2010 for Glacier Restaurant Klein Matterhorn

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Swiss Solar Prize, star architect Lord Norman Foster and solar energy pioneer Bertrand Piccard were present at the launch of the Norman Foster Solar Awards. Restaurant Klein Matterhorn received an award in the category of new commercial buildings.

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10.02.2011 2nd prize, Prixforix Fassadenaward.ch

Prixforix is an architectural award created in 2010 to distinguish architects in Switzerland for their outstanding aesthetic and sustainable façade solutions. 

Winners of this award design, develop and construct innovative, transparent glass-and-metal façades. Independent expert jurors apply the Prixforix criteria, which not only consider architectural and aesthetic issues, but also include innovative construction techniques, forward-looking energy-neutral building concepts, and use of sustainable, recyclable materials.

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03.09.2010 Swiss Solar Prize 2010 for Glacier Restaurant Klein Matterhorn

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Swiss Solar Prize, star architect Lord Norman Foster and solar energy pioneer Bertrand Piccard were present at the launch of the Norman Foster Solar Awards. Restaurant Klein Matterhorn received an award in the category of new commercial buildings.

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28.04.2010 Feature in DU Magazin

Architecture against Mountain: Architektur gegen Berg

Many current architectural projects in the high Alps have to contend with clichés. How can and should a building stand its own visual ground against the mountains' impressive aesthetics?

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30.04.2009 Minergie P Award for Glacier Restaurant, Klein Matterhorn, Zermatt

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is a tourist centre on Klein Matterhorn above Zermatt. At an altitude of 3,883 masl (12,533 ft), it is Europe's highest viewing point to be reached by cable car. Breathtaking views of many of the Alps' four-thousanders (peaks 13,123 ft high or more) attract mountain lovers from all over the world. Klein Matterhorn has become the starting point for mountain tours and year-round skiing.

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