All posts tagged “zurich

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My life as a tram

Love them or hate them (I happen to love them), Toronto’s streetcars are part of this city’s identity. Most North American cities got rid of their streetcars around the middle of the 20th century. But Toronto didn’t. And that has left us with the largest… Read More

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Open for business

I just received the September issue of Monocle magazine. One of the features I always read is the “Observation” on the very last page. It reads as the editor in chief’s personal blog. In this issue he talks about the recent EU referendum and the… Read More

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Fun Friday: Saltz, Zurich

Earlier this month a new restaurant – called Saltz – opened up in Zurich’s historic Dolder Grand Hotel. (The building was originally built in the late 19th century, but an extension was added in 2008 by architecture firm Foster + Partners.)  Designed by artist Rolf… Read More

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subtilitas:

EM2N – Restoration of the viaduct arches, Zurich 2010. A great urban renewal project that breathes new life to a previously derelict infrastructural barrier. Photos (C) Roger Frei.