S AM publications

S AM N° 14 Constructing Film

Constructing Film. Swiss architecture in the Moving Image

Language: Ger./Eng Height: 30 cm
Pages: 176, with images Width: 22,5 cm
Published: 2015
Editor.: S AM, E. Steiner
ISBN: 978-3-85616-664-9 Publisher: Christoph Merian Verlag

‘Constructing Film: Swiss Architecture in the Moving Image’ sets out on an exciting search for cinematic images of Swiss architectural culture: In continuation of the exhibition and publication series initiated at the S AM in 2012, which investigates different methods of communicating architecture, the focus is upon the characterisation of film as an instrument of analysis and representative medium for architecture. Various essays by specialist authors provide a multiperspective investigation of the interaction between film and architecture. Ten interviews with key Swiss protagonists active in the interface of architecture and the moving image complete the analysis of the film medium: architects, filmmakers, journalists and representatives of the fields of research and academia answer questions on the possibilities and limitations of film, providing an insight into their working environments.


With texts of Evelyn Steiner, Hubertus Adam, Rayd Khouloki, Doris Agotai, Riklef Rambow, Bob Martens & Oliver Paar-Tschuppik, Fred Truniger, Marcel Bächtiger and Rahel Hartmann Schweizer.

Interviews with Doris Agotai, Meili Dschen & Markus Tischer, Enrique Fontanilles, Christophe Girot, Martin Meier, Christian Kerez, Reinhard König, Severin Kuhn, Chritoph Schaub and Marc Schwarz.

Price: 29,00 CHF

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