Alpine Architecture in South Tyrol
South Tyrol is a memorable place: climatically, culturally, and from a culinary standpoint, the region epitomises well-being in a stunning, mountainous setting like no other. Alpine Architecture in South Tyrol captures and highlights the region’s profile in all its multi-layered complexity. From cable car stops to mountain huts, monastery conversions to hotel suites, virtually every conceivable building typology comes under the spotlight.
The publication delivers a case study in how local building tradition and contemporary architecture can mutually revitalise one another, and their potential to help turn a transit spot into popular holiday destination. Essays by selected South Tyrolean experts offer unique insight into key aspects of the region.