The key insight behind HUUS Hotel is that nobody travels to the Alps to look at the inside of a hotel, no matter how luxurious or how carefully designed. People come to the Alps to see the Alps. By opening up the hotel to the landscape outside the hotel entices guests outside.
The hotel, which was formerly the Steigenberger Hotel, is one of the largest in Gstaad. The building is in the classic sturdy Swiss style, but the first thing we did was tear down a whole raft of interior walls, and enlarge the windows.