South Tyrol’s Architecture

Innovation and cultural roots, form and function, a vision of the future, and the retention of old building materials all shape South Tyrol’s architecture. In addition to numerous churches, monasteries, forts, and stately farmhouses that bear witness to South Tyrol’s eventful history, a new building trend is taking hold in South Tyrol, one that emphasises the preservation of cultural heritage and is open to contemporary forms at the same time. Local materials and the tasteful integration of buildings into the surrounding landscape are at the centre of this movement, resulting in a new stylistic idiom only possible in South Tyrol. Want to see it for yourself? The buildings presented here will lead you on a journey of discovery to the most interesting architectural attractions. In addition to classics like the Therme Meran spa, residential buildings, hotels, wineries and schools are also represented. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of South Tyrolean architecture!

Val di Funes/Villnösstal | Public Buildings

Funes Nature Park Visitor’s Center

Funes/Villnöß has managed to save itself from modern urban sprawl up until now. The rigorously...

Bressanone/Brixen and environs | Art & Culture

Plaza of Neustift Abbey

The space in front of the Augustinian Monastery was used as a car park for a long time....

Bolzano/Bozen and environs | Hotels & resorts

Goldener Stern Hotel

In the center of the village, only a stone's throw from the market place, stands one of the wine...

Bressanone/Brixen and environs | Public Buildings

Rodeneck Primary School

On the edge of the slope ending at Rodeneck Castle over the Rienz river, lies a white cubic...

San Vigilio Dolomites | Public Buildings

Gadertal Health and Social Services Facility

The modern architecture of this free-standing building integrates well into the landscape. The...

Brunico/Bruneck and environs | Public Buildings

Mid-Pustertal Residential and Nursing Home

While nursing homes were formerly often pushed “into the green” on the outskirts of the...

Bolzano/Bozen and environs | Wine & cuisine

Hofstätter Winery

The sedate building on the village square, next to the church, is the headquarters of the...

Bolzano/Bozen and environs | Wine & cuisine

Kaltern Winery: wine center

Strictly speaking, Kaltern Winery was built for 420 clients: winemakers, usually with very small...

Val Venosta/Vinschgau | Public Buildings

Culture House in Schluderns

Situated opposite the station, the central culture house is easily accessible. But the busy...

Three Peaks Dolomites | Hotels & resorts

Residence Königswarte - Strata Hotel

The new Strata wing of the conservative Königswarte Residence creates a conscious contrast with...

Bolzano/Bozen and environs | Residential Buildings

Residential Block EA7 Casanova

Based on the urban concept of Dutch architect Frits van Dongen, this group of buildings nettled...

Merano/Meran and environs | Leisure time

Terme Merano and Hotel

Merano’s curative water contains a small amount of radon, and is suitable for therapeutic...

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