Some are afraid of the dark. Others have a fear of spiders. But one man’s greatest fear – losing the Saanenland’s historic barns – has pushed him to great lengths to ensure his worst nightmares don’t become reality.
Architect Michi Gehret observed the decay and demolition, and started Club Schürli to fight for these structures – founded especially to counteract the destruction of barns. The club now has over 130 members, and the interest in saving the barns is growing.