The Therme Vals Getaway

The Therme Vals Getaway

Are you an architecture or interior design student ready for Spring Break?  Allow this blog post to take you to one of the most impressive retreats in the world.  Design Institute of San Diego researched  spectacular places ranging from wellness retreats to secluded resorts.  Take this break to relax your mind and get away, while staying inspired by this creative design project that will stimulate your mind with its connection to the beautiful landscape.

Therme Vals

Therme Vals Interior Design
Therme Vals designed by Peter Zumthor

Want to activate the senses during spring break?  Therme Vals designed by architect Peter Zumthor, has one of the most sense-activating interiors in the world.  Utilizing the thermal springs in the Graubunden Canton of Switzerland, this project is built with layers of quarried Valser Quarzite slabs, allowing guests to become one with their surroundings.

Therme Vals Interior Design by Zumthor
Therme Vals Interior Design by Zumthor
Therme Vals designed by Peter Zumthor
Therme Vals designed by Peter Zumthor
Therme Vals Interior Design by Zumthor
Therme Vals designed by Peter Zumthor

The architect of this retreat had a goal while creating the resorts: a place to escape.  Whether you are traveling or staying local during spring break, Design Institute of San Diego hopes you find this post refreshing as well as inspiring.

Sources

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