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InterContinental Resort and Spa. Installation in the Swiss Alps.

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Isokorb® was installed in the InterContinental Swiss Alps Resort and Spa to minimize thermal bridging at the condominiums balcony connections.

InterContinental installs Isokorb® in the Swiss Alps Resort and Spa

Located in Davos, Switzerland the new InterContinental resort and spa consists of a guest building with 216 rooms, and a separate wood-framed building with 38 luxury condominiums. These two buildings are connected by an underground passage, combining the services of a five-star plus hotel with a private home environment.

To experience the uninterrupted views of the Landwasser Valley, the InterContinental resort unleashes fully glazed fronts with extending balconies, taking over 882 ft2.  The balconies combine the indoor space with the outdoors, visually merging with each other. Yet, in terms of insulation the thermal separations is made to avoid the effects of thermal bridging. Nestled in the Swiss alpine location, construction had to specifically address the fluctuations in temperature and climate.

Insulating and Supporting

Schöck Isokorb® was incorporated in the balconies to minimize heat losses between the ceiling and the balcony floor. "We have been working with the Schöck products for many years," says Patrick Hager, co-foreman at the construction company Toneatti that occurs along with Baulink AG as the consortium and total contracting.

Residences at Minergie® standard (Swiss equivalent for passive house)

"To achieve the high insulation goals in this climate, to even the hidden or seemingly insignificant component is an extremely important role to play," found Regina Meier when choosing Schöck products for the balcony constructions in the Residences. Regina is a construction manager at Baulink AG and responsible for compliance with the specifications. "We can at any time, even in the long term, rely on their reliability and durability."

Location
Davos, Switzerland
Products
Schöck Isokorb®
Building owner
Credit Suisse Real Estate Fund Hospitality
Architecture
Oikios GmbH, Munich (design)
Baulink AG, Davos (version)
Engineer
Sailer Stepan und Partner GmbH, Munich
Total contracting
ARGE TU Baulink AG / Toneatti AG, Davos-Platz