Basel-based architect Max Alioth (1930–2010) created a vast number of drawings and watercolors and was involved in building important cultural institutions such as the Architekturmuseum in Basel (1984, now S AM). This volume assembles his buildings and art works and reflects on his work from the perspectives of Ulrike Jehle-Schulte Strathaus, Roger Diener, Vincent Melilli, and Andreas Ruby.
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“The Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2021” have been chosen and we are thrilled that Scheidegger & Spiess is among the 23 winners the jury selected from over 400 submissions.
Named among the winners is the four-part volume Swiss Graphic Design Histories—the outcome of a extensive, multiple, and inclusive research by scholars of design history. Edited by Davide Fornari, Robert Lzicar, Sarah Owens, Michael Renner, Arne Scheuermann and Peter J. Scheuermann and designed by Naima Schalcher and Simone Farner.
Congratulations to all those who have contributed to this success!
The exhibition of The Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2021 will be on display at the Helmhaus in Zürich from June 23rd until June 26.
The bookstore Never Stop Reading is located in Zurich's old town, only a few steps from the Kunsthaus, the University, and ETH. The store features a broad range of international publications on architecture, photography, art, and design, as well as a section of general-interest English books. The new spaces can be used for small exhibitions and we'll be hosting a diverse program of book launches, readings, panel discussions . . . We're looking forward to seeing you there!
Have a look at our events agenda: www.neverstopreading.com!
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