Purelosophy Relax has been a winner in customer satisfaction at the rooms the new comer to Zurich hospitality scene. 25hours Hotel Zurich West has a lively mixture of vibrant colours, authentic local flair and a homely atmosphere. The hotel is very much in touch with its surroundings and combines work by the Zurich-based designer Alfredo Häberli with creative art.
The Bauhaus is almost 100 years old. Even today, the creations of the architecture and design movement founded as an art school by Walter Gropius in 1919 are still seen as groundbreaking. “I’ve always been fascinated by modernism, and by the Bauhaus in particular,” says Theresia Enzensberger. The young founder of the independent literary magazine Block published her debut novel, “Blaupause” (Blueprint), this year. It centers on the life of Berliner Luise Schilling, a 1920s student at Bauhaus. For her book Theresia conducted extensive research on the school. It was founded in Weimar and moved to Dessau and then to Berlin, but it left traces in many other places, including Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, and Vienna. For this edition of COMPANION, the author has created a very different kind of map, which highlights unusual Bauhaus locations to be discovered in cities that are home to our 25hours Hotels — and some readers might even be inspired to use it as a blueprint for a creative road trip.