The Alps region has long been known for its inviting ski accommodations, but the old-fashioned cabins of the past have been updated for today’s tastes. Many lodges across Europe and around the world are replacing their embroidered pillows and ancient snowshoe displays with fine fabrics and modern art. Architects are taking cues from the natural landscape, helping guests discover a new appreciation for the mountains. Here are 10 properties that bring modern design to the slopes.
(Published in the November/December 2012 issue of AFAR)