R Architecture’s Renovation of Marcel Breuer Ski Resort Prioritizes Public Space

Marcel Breuer's firm designed the Flaine ski resort in Arâches-la-Frasse, France. One of the 1968 buildings by Marcel Breuer and Associates, Architects, restored and renovated by R Architecture, has become the Hôtel Terminal Neige-Totem. Photography by Fotografie Schaulin.

A staircase in powder-coated steel descends to the hotel spa. Photography by Fotografie Schaulin.

Sandblasting has restored the precast concrete panels. Photography by Fotografie Schaulin.

Flooring in the spa is limestone. Photography by Fotografie Schaulin.

Jean Dubuffet’s sculpture in epoxy resin stands near a mountain shelter by Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand. Photography by Fotografie Schaulin.

Pablo Picasso’s sculpture is mixed-media. Photography by Fotografie Schaulin.

Sheepskins drape over Harry Bertoia chairs in the hotel restaurant, Friendly Kitchen. Photography by Fotografie Schaulin.

The ecumenical chapel dates to 1973. Photography by Fotografie Schaulin.

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