Swissness Applied at Kunsthaus Glarus
Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
340 m2
On View
Sep 21 - Oct 21 2019
Exhibition Design
Nicole McIntosh, Jonathan Louie
Exhibition Team
John Bryant, Philip Claghorn
Photography by
Angelika Annen
Graphic Design by
Supported by
Anne Marie Schindler Stiftung, Kultur, Faller Gebr., Glarner Agenda, Glarner Architektur Forum Kanton Glarus Kulturfonds, Kunsthaus Glarus, Syracuse University SoA, Texas A&M University
Additional Information
Honoree, 2019 Interior Design Best of Year Awards, 2020 ACSA Faculty Design Award
Swissness Applied consists of 7 25ā€™ long tables that contain both documentation and original architectural explorations. Attached to the tables are 13 viewfinders filled with photographs of the swissified town and itsā€™ photographic precedent. Each viewfinder offers glimpses into the imagery in the New Glarus collection. They include photographs from Chapter 118: Building Construction, Article II: Swiss Architectural Theme in the New Glarus building code that offers guidelines that enforce the use of typical elements of the Swiss Chalet style. The exhibition consists of 82 architectural models in total and 21 drawings.
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