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S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

Under the Radar

Today: 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM

16 November 2019 - 30 August 2020

Architecture does not exist in a vacuum, but is embedded in a larger territory that is essentially defined by political and economic agendas. The «architecture» of this territory is largely designed without architects. Nevertheless, or precisely for this reason, architects today are increasingly investigating the processes that shape these territorial spaces. In the exhibition «Under the Radar», S AM presents striking signs of this international research work. Each of the contributions demonstrates, in its own way, that architecture is not limited to the construction of houses, but also includes spatial analysis of the territory in which architecture emerges.

Opening 15.11.2019

Theo Deutinger: Handbook of Tyranny, © Theo Deutinger

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


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.


CHF 12.–/8.– incl. Kunsthalle Basel

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

colourkey Free admission


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

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