The “mountain hut of the future” has been built. The new Monte Rosa Hut above Zermatt will open after a planning phase of around six years – four semesters of which were as a design study project – and a construction period of two summers. The innovative building with the nickname Bergkristall (mountain crystal) is over 90% energy self-sufficient.
23.07.2009 The Matterhorn has progressed to the next stage in the election process for the New 7 Wonders of Nature. The voting has now been going on for two years, with almost 500 landscapes, parks and lakes being nominated.
05.05.2009 On Saturday, May 16th, 2009, in association with the railways "Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn" and "Gornergrat Bahn", initiators and main partners of the Zermatt's Marathon, the association of the Marathon of Zermatt organizes a running...
01.05.2009 From 29 May to 1 June, Heinz Julen will be spending time on the Dachstein glacier in the Austrian province of Styria as a guest artist. In the fifth year of the Spring Studio Workshop (Frühjahrsatelier), where renowned artists are inspired to do exceptional things on the glacier, Julen will cast the dice.
21.04.2009 The selection of the “New seven world wonders of nature" is made in three steps: Firstly, the best 77 are chosen from the nominees throught public votes, so per category the best 11 go through to the next round. Votes can be cast until 7 July.