Contemporary Alpine architectural design: A necessary break from the past or opportunistic shock value amid an inappropriate setting?

When thinking of classic alpine architectural design it is easy to bring to mind picture postcard images of the likes of Alpbach in the Austrian Tirol, where geranium-laden window boxes are framed by immaculately kept wooden edifices very much in the style found throughout Europe's alpine regions. Such is the dominance in mountain villages and…

Bohinj: Mayor Kramar hopes for state intervention in area’s hotel woes

News of the assets belonging to the Slovenian tourist group Sava Hotels and Resorts being appropriated by the state has given Bohinj Mayor Franc Kramar a glimmer of hope that such an unprecedented move regarding a large portfolio of guest accommodation could be replicated, potentially bringing to an end the deepening problems affecting the Zlatorog…