Construction of the pavilion of the Swiss Army (Wehrhafte Schweiz), designed by Carl Fingerhuth, at the Swiss National Exhibition in 1964 in Lausanne. Photo from the Schweizerische Polierzeitung (Issue 4/64), a Swiss Construction Foremen Magazine.
The building was a symbol of defence, a physical representation of their military combining modernism and the threat of the Cold War.

Construction of the pavilion of the Swiss Army (Wehrhafte Schweiz), designed by Carl Fingerhuth, at the Swiss National Exhibition in 1964 in Lausanne. Photo from the Schweizerische Polierzeitung (Issue 4/64), a Swiss Construction Foremen Magazine.

The building was a symbol of defence, a physical representation of their military combining modernism and the threat of the Cold War.


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