Airport Engadin




Engadin Airport AG


Samedan, St. Moritz, Switzerland




28.000 sqm


Hosoya Schaefer Architects AG, Zürich


Competition with pre-qualification: 1st prize. Commissioned for further development


ARUP, London


Waldhauser Haustechnik AG, Basel


Raumgleiter GmbH, Zürich

Samedan – St. Moritz, 1st Prize

Engadin Airport near Samedan– St. Moritz, Switzerland, held a competition for a new airport building including a large restaurant, a hotel, facilities for events, and hangars for aircrafts, helicopters and gliders. Overall a total of 28’000 sqm had to be planned including parking space.

The winning project proposes a simple, 420-meter long building that combines multiple functions into a single shape, which also defines a clear edge to the airfield. A three-story lobby adjoining the central hangar forms a spacious, light-filled gate that mediates between the airfield and the valley. Through its function as a link between these main areas, it facilitates a variety of uses.

A wood-chip heating system and warm-water collector with a yearly reservoir allow the building to be heated fully through renewable sources of energy.




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