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13
Sep
11

Lausanne – Tribunal Cantonal



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  • Note by Helmut Stampfli

    The Palais de justice de l’Hermitage in Lausanne









12
Apr
11

Bern – Curia Confoederationis Helveticae



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  • Note by Helmut Stampfli

    Bundeshaus, Palais fédéral, Palazzo federale : name of the building in Bern in which the Swiss Federal Assembly (National Council and the Council of States) and the Federal Council are housed. The name in German means “federal house”, whereas the French and Italian names both translate to “Federal Palace”.









18
Mar
11

Lausanne – Tout Bel-Air



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  • Note by Helmut Stampfli

    La Tour Bel-Air, the oldest skyscrapers of Switzerland celebrates its 80th birthday on March 12, 2011









01
Mar
11

Lausanne – Bellefontaine






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  • Note by Helmut Stampfli

    Lausanne, rue Bellefontaine









27
Dec
10

Basel – View of Klein Basel






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  • Note by Helmut Stampfli

    Klein Basel is the part of city of Basel situated on the right bank of the Rhine.









21
Dec
10

Basel – Winterzauber






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  • Note by Helmut Stampfli

    Winterzauber (Winter Magic) is one of the many Christmas Markets in Basel.
    Over a hundred stalls, a heated Ferris wheel, an ice rink, traditional crafts, chalet with raclette and fondue, and the magic winter stage with music and theater.









02
Aug
10

Lausanne – Tour Bel-Air






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  • Note by Helmut Stampfli

    61 meters high, this “sky scraper” built between 1929 and 1931 houses the Métropole hall. In 1992, Maurice Béjart discovered this magnificent disused theatre and contributed to its salvation by staging his productions.












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