S AM Basel - In Land Aus Land - Swiss Architects Abroad

Interview with Piet Eckert and Wim Eckert

Swiss architects building abroad is not a new phenomenon. In the last few decades architects related to the Ticino’s Tendenza and minimalism have brought attention to Swiss architecture on an international level. In this exhibition, S AM presents selected projects of built and planned projects from the past 10 years of Swiss practices and examines the impact on the architects' local practice.
In this interview Piet Eckert and Wim Eckert talk about their experience with building abroad, in particular the Heinrich Böll Stiftung and the new media headquarter for the taz newspaper in Berlin and how it influences their continuing work. 

(Video: © S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum, 2017)

exhbition: July 1st - November 12th, 2017
venue: S AM - Swiss Architecture Museum, Basel
address: Steinenberg 7, Basel 

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