region l Zurich Region l556l Basel Region l161l Central Switzerland l121l Berne Region l144l Region Jura l89l Western Switzerland l242l Valais l112l Ticino region l92l Graubünden region l92l Eastern Switzerland l114l Fifth Switzerland l89l covering l stone l44l brick l41l concrete l400l glass l154l metal l171l timber l213l textiles l4l plastic material l22l existing l413l panels l60l others l15l plaster l252l indefinite l23l decade l 2020-29 l1l 2010-19 l500l 2000-09 l1035l 1990-99 l214l 1980-89 l30l 1970-79 l17l 1960-69 l13l 1950-59 l2l
An important role is played by the stone, in various kinds of aggregate: dematerialised as a shiny formwork surface, as Nagelfluh-like (conglomerate) fossilised washed concrete, as an ornamental flow pattern in the area of the inverted formwork, or as the crystalline silicate of the entrance glazing.
The huge «verleimte Träger» was bended in several industrial halles, because the time-factor was immense. In this infrastructural project (the changing of a swiss-wide timetable system depended on the opening of the wave). The wooden look of the inside of the wave, reflects the history of the railway as a invention of the 19th century. It is also a topological shift of elementary obsevations like the river-loop of the Aare and the bended appearance of the track-bed.