A couple of Swiss conceptual artists are offering open air “hotel rooms” perfect for the summer.


“The woods are lovely, dark and deep . . .”

“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

The nighttime winter sky often shimmers with piercing, icy-like starlight. This isn’t an optical illusion. In the Northern Hemisphere, during the winter season, the Earth’s orbit directs us toward the edges of the Milky Way galaxy. The sky is darker; the stars appear brighter. In summer we’re directed more toward the Milky Way’s cluttered center. Cold air is also typically drier