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Mountain high

To the coolly beating heart of Swiss Minimalism, Basel, for the opening of an exhibition by what you might have thought of as the most unlikely of practices: Birds Portchmouth Russum. In a cheeky riposte to the international dominance of Swiss functionalism, BPR has injected a generous daub of colour and humour into Basel's sleek architecture museum. And the Swiss, it seems, love it. A buzzing opening reception saw guests tucking into cucumber sandwiches, pale ale and AfterEights while ...

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