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Marcel Bächtiger


Architectural historian and filmmaker


Born 1976 in St.Gallen. 2002 Diploma in Architecture at ETH Zurich. 2017 Dissertation at the Institute for History and Theory of Architecture (gta), ETH Zurich. Works, researches and publishes at the interface of film, space and architecture. Author, director and editor of various documentary films.  Since 2014 lecturer of the elective "Spatial Concepts in Film and Architecture", ETH Zurich, since 2019 lecturer in architectural history and theory at HSLU. Since 2015 editor of the magazine Hochparterre. 2018 Curator of the "Salon Suisse" at the Venice Architecture Biennale.

Filmography (Selection):
Die letzten Tage der Ceausescus | doc, 2010 | together with Milo Rau
Christian Schocher, Filmemacher | doc, 2015 | g together with Andreas Müller
Ruäch – Eine Reise ins jenische Europa | doc, 2023 | together with Andreas Müller and Simon Guy Fässler