Architectures (ARTE documentary)
Architectures is a documentary series produced by the European public television channel ARTE, looking at architecture and its historical and
social functions to reveal its meaning and impact on humanity. This is a collection of 33 episodes of the series, exploring the most remarkable achievements
in modern architecture - from the works at the end of the 19th century to the latest creations by today's leading architects. Each episode focuses on
a single building examining the structure of the building, the architectural techniques as well as its historical and social functions. And also the film discovers
the role it has played in the evolution of architecture.
The Stone Thermal Baths: The thermal baths of Vals-les-Bains designed by Peter Zumthor reinvent the very concept of bathing and provide the stage-setting for a play of light on water in all its various states.
|Episode 10 - The Stone Thermal Baths|
Therme Vals is the hotel/spa complex in Vals, built over the only thermal springs in the Graubunden canton in Switzerland. The architect for the project was Peter Zumthor.
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