The Via d’Acqua transalpina

P. Caminada, Broschüre Canaux de montagne.

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The Aubette in Basel

Strasbourg, Aubette, staircase 1928. Photomontage Kunstmuseum Basel. Photo/Foto: TES.

The Aubette in Strasbourg ? Wrong, the Museum of Art (Kunstmuseum) in Basel. The museum pays attention to Sophie Taeuber (1889-1943). The Swiss-born artist (Davos) studied applied arts at St. Gall and Munich. The British Arts and Crafts Movement strongly influenced her, and she was committed to manual craftsmanship and the beauty of simple materials. … Read more » “The Aubette in Basel”

Graubünden Car Free 1900-1925

Flugblatt der Autogegner, 1925. Sammlung Automobilklub Schweiz

There were 136 passenger cars in 1925, 24 000 in 1967, and around 115 000 cars for 200 000 inhabitants in the canton of Graubünden in 2020. The small number of cars in 1925 was due to the ban on vehicles from 1900 to 1925. Motorised traffic, ‘monster luxurius‘ or the ‘dubius vehicels‘ was strictly … Read more » “Graubünden Car Free 1900-1925”