Deja Vals

April 16, 2009

I had a feeling I’d seen this before. The New Yorker article on Peter Zumthor took me there. And then, of course, it hit me. All works of art that seem vaguely familiar but can’t be placed must be by Pratt Institute alumni. That’s my school, if you must know.

And yes, I stand in reflected glory.

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One Response to “Deja Vals”

  1. Siddharth Says:

    It is indeed a wonderful thing that the award was granted to Zumthor. Long live Vals and the baths. In a twist of irony, perhaps, besides the thermal baths, Vals also hosts a coca-cola operated mineral water plant (Valser Wasser. A few years ago, Coca-Cola commissioned Mario Botta to design the bottles for the mineral water. It seems like Vals learned their lesson well about the importance of (some good) architecture.


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