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Exhibition
Exhibition

S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

Swim City

Today: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

25 May 2019 - 29 September 2019

The exhibition «Swim City» will be the first to draw attention to one particular contemporary phenomenon in the urban space: river swimming as a mass movement – a 21st-century Swiss invention. For decades, cities like Basel, Bern, Zurich and Geneva have been gradually making the river accessible as a natural public resource in the built environment. This has made the river become a place of leisure, right on the doorstep and firmly anchored in everyday life. The rest of the world looks on in awe at the bathing culture in the Rhine, Aare, Limmat and Rhone. Here, cities like Paris, Berlin, London and New York see an example of how they can reclaim their river areas as a spatial resource, so as to sustainably improve the quality of people's urban lives.


Museum

S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

OpenClosed | 11.00 AM - 5.00 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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