The Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein near Basel is a unique ensemble of contemporary architecture. Fans of design and architecture from around the world are invited to take an architectural tour and discover the buildings designed by some of the most renowned architects, to visit an exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum, to come to the Lounge Chair Atelier and see just how much craftsmanship goes into making the design classic and to find inspirational ideas for their home at the VitraHaus, Vitra’s flagship store.The Vitra Campus brings together the commercial and cultural aspects of the Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra, which was founded by Willi Fehlbaum as a shop-fitting business in 1934. Production was relocated from Birsfelden (Switzerland) to Weil am Rhein (Germany) in 1950. After a major fire destroyed most of the productions areas in 1981, the second generation of the owner-operated company took the opportunity to rebuild them in collaboration with famous architects.
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