Foundation - S AM Swiss Architecture Museum

As a foundation, the S AM Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel is a privately funded exhibition venue, which exhibits international and Swiss architecture in changing presentations. Since its founding in 1984, the museum has succeeded, thanks to various activities, in establishing itself as a highly renowned cultural institution within the context of increasing public engagement with architecture.

Founders of the foundation:
Max Alioth (architect), Roger Diener (architect), Werner Jehle-Schulte Strathaus (journalist), Timothy O. Nissen-Druey (architect), Felix Stalder-Stolz (architect)

 

Purpose of the Foundation

The purpose of the foundation – the S AM Swiss Architecture Museum – is to promote understanding of the culture of building in the past and the present (particularly the historical, technical, aesthetic, economic and sociological aspects of architecture) in the general public, as well as among professionals.

 

Board of Trustees

Meinrad Morger: Architekt (Basel), Lehrtätigkeit in der Schweiz und in Deutschland, Präsident des Stiftungsrats
Dr. Salvatore Aprea: Architekt und Architekturhistoriker, Direktor des Archives de la construction moderne der EPF (Lausanne)
Marianne Burki, , Kunst- und Architekturhistorikerin (Zürich), Burki & Li culture projects, Leiterin TaDA Textile and Design Alliance, Präsidentin VKKs Vereinigung der Kunsthistorikerinnen und Kunsthistoriker  der Schweiz
Salome Grisard: Architektin (Zürich), Verwaltungsrätin Hiag Immobilien AG
Céline Guibat: Architektin (Sion/Zürich), Mitglied Jury Schweizer Pavillon an der Architekturbiennale Venedig 2016 und 2018 (Präsidium)
Ludovica Molo, Architektin (Lugano)Direktorin von i2a istituto internazionale di architettura, Dozentin am Institut für Architektur an der Hochschule Luzern und Präsidentin des Berufsverbands BSA Bund Schweizer Architekten
Dr. Timon Reinau, Advokat (Basel)
Daniel Niggli: Architekt (Zürich)
Daniel Wiener, MAS Kulturmanager, Journalist BR (Basel)