Patricia Urquiola and Andreas Caminada bring their visions to Andermatt

February 12, 2024

Unique, unmistakable and cosmopolitan - Patricia Urquiola, world-renowned designer and architect, and star chef Andreas Caminada bring their shared vision to Andermatt Reuss. The new Maya House is a combination of style and flavour.

Patricia Urquiola is visionary and has been honoured with awards including "Designer of the Decade" by the two magazines Home and Häuser and “Designer of the Year” by Wallpaper, Ad Spain, Elle Decor International and Architektur und Wohnen Magazine. Her style is unmistakable and characterised by contemporary minimalism. She combines textures with colours and patterns and adds sophisticated lighting effects to create a unique atmosphere in the rooms. Her collaboration with the celebrated Michelin-starred chef Andreas Caminada has proven successful. All IGNIV restaurants at home and abroad were designed together with Urquiola. Caminada has three Michelin stars and 19 GaultMillau points. He believes that food should be shared, even in high-end gastronomy. IGNIV is Rhaeto-Romanic and means nest. The creative dishes are meant to be shared with friends and family and thus offer an exceptional culinary experience. IGNIV restaurants can be found in Bad Ragaz, Zurich and Bangkok, and from December also in Andermatt, on the groundfloor of house Maya.

Maya, a collection of 17 residences and penthouses

14 residences and 3 penthouses are being built in house Maya. Each apartment is between 105m2 and 138m2 in size. The fireplace in the living room is embedded in a wall of green Salvan stone. The oak cupboards and herringbone parquet floors provide a natural warmth. The rooms are flooded with light thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows and loggias. Urquiola gave them her characterful signature style, from splashes of colour to bespoke and curated furniture.

A pre-launch of the apartments starts today. The IGNIV restaurant will open in December 2024 and the apartments in house Maya will be ready for occupancy in summer 2025.

Andermatt Swiss Alps AG – Welcome home.

Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, with registered office in Andermatt, plans, builds, and develops the year-round destination of Andermatt. In 2009 Andermatt Reuss came into being, with apartment buildings, hotels, and villas. The Andermatt Swiss Alps Group owns the The Chedi Andermatt and Radisson Blu Reussen hotels, the holiday apartments Andermatt Alpine Apartments, an 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course and the Andermatt Concert Hall. A close partnership is in place with Andermatt-Sedrun Sport AG (Andermatt-Sedrun mountain railways, various restaurants, the Swiss Snowsports School Andermatt and the sport shop Gleis 0) and its majority shareholder Vail Resorts, Inc. for developing the destination. Vail Resorts, the largest operator of ski resorts, and Andermatt Swiss Alps are together pursuing the vision of becoming The Prime Alpine Destination. In doing so, they are committed to an intact environment and a sustainable future that will enable coming generations to have an extraordinary home. During high season, Andermatt Swiss Alps and Andermatt-Sedrun Sport AG have more than 1,000 employees working at the locations in Altdorf, Andermatt and Sedrun.

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