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Exhibition
Exhibition

S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

Beton

20 November 2021 - 24 April 2022

Concrete: either you love it or hate it. This exhibition examines this polarising material and its role in the Swiss self-image, challenging popular myths and uncovering surprising connections.

A coproduction of S AM, gta Archives ETH Zürich, Archives de la construction moderne EPF Lausanne and Fondazione Archivio del Moderno dell’Accademia di architettura di Mendrisio


The ‘Zementhalle’ by Hans Leuzinger (architect) and Robert Maillart at the 1939 Swiss National Exhibition in Zurich, courtesy ETH-Bibliothek Zürich, Bildarchiv
Museum

S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

OpenClosed | 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Steinenberg 7,  4051  Basel

Opening Hours

Mo Closed  |  Tu 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  We 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  Th 11.00 AM - 8.30 PM  |  Fr 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  Sa 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Christmas/New Year 2020/2021

23 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM

24 December 2020: Closed

25 December 2020: Closed

26 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

27 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

28 December 2020: Closed

29 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM

30 December 2020: 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM

31 December 2020: Closed

01 January 2021: Closed

02 January 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

03 January 2021: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Institution

The S AM Swiss Architecture Museum – seeks to enlarge our perception of architecture and urbanism. International and thematic exhibitions at S AM emphasize the socio-political aspects of architectural discourse. Thus S AM aims to enrich the exchange of ideas on contemporary urban landscapes.

Admission

CHF 12.–/8.– incl. Kunsthalle Basel

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

colourkey Free admission

Access

tram 2/3/8/10/11/14/15 > Bankverein, tram 6/10/16/17 > Theater
Exhibition
Exhibition

S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

Archeology of the Future

17 October 2020 - 28 February 2021

Tsuyoshi Tane, a Japanese architect based in Paris, describes his working method as the ‘archaeology of the future’. This exhibition sheds light on his creative process by bringing together his collections of reference images, sketches, objects and models.
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