Kongresshaus Zürich 1937–1939: Moderne Raumkultur

Arthur Rüegg, Reto Gadola, eds.
Kongresshaus Zürich 1937–1939
Moderne Raumkultur

2007. 23.5 x 28.5 cm, softcover
260 pages, 384 illustrations
ISBN 978-3-85676-202-5
CHF 48.00 / EUR 45.00

Contributions by Claude Lichtenstein, Bruno Maurer, Katharina Medici-Mall, Stanislaus von Moos, Werner Oechslin, Martin Steinmann, Ruggero Tropeano
Photo series by Georg Aerni, René Burri, Hans Finsler, Jakob Tuggener, Michael Wolgensinger
Designed by Angelika Wey-Bomhard


Built by the architectural association Haefeli Moser Steiger, the Kongresshaus is a key work of modern architecture. The publication documents the then new design theme of ‘further construction’ as well as the new culture of space with building ornaments, furniture and lamps realized in the Kongresshaus.