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Build out of necessity

Building should be a matter of necessity, not profit.

Currently, construction activity remains high. This is a positive signal because it means that the economy is robust and developments are taking place in both the public and private sectors. These developments ultimately benefit the population as a whole.

What I consider a very worrying development, however, is that too many natural areas are still being lost to development. continue reading

The existing buildings in Switzerland – time for an update

It’s the Swiss mentality to build – literally –for “100 years”, and for this reason, the existing building fabric here compares very favourably to the rest of the world in terms of quality. In the past, care was taken to ensure that investments made in real estate were sustainable. Thiscontinue reading