CLOCK IN THE WORLD

BAZAAR brings you to places where the art of haute hor­logerie and in­no­va­tive spirit abound.

Harper’s Bazaar (Malaysia) - - The Hour Glass Presents - By Em­mi­lyn Yeoh.

THE ART OF WATCHES GRAND EX­HI­BI­TION NEW YORK 2017 Trace the his­tory of Patek Philippe’s 178-year her­itage and high-pre­ci­sion watch­mak­ing tra­di­tions in 10 unique rooms. Ex­pe­ri­ence what it would feel like to visit the Patek Philippe man­u­fac­ture in Geneva, marvel at pocket and wrist­watches dat­ing back to 1530, and wit­ness ar­ti­sans at work dur­ing the in­ter­ac­tive demon­stra­tions. From July 13 to 23 at Cipri­ani 42nd Street, New York. www.patek.com

BASEL­WORLD 2018 The world’s big­gest an­nual trade show of in­ter­na­tional watch and jew­ellery brands will run for six days in­stead of eight next year. Dis­cover the most note­wor­thy time­pieces buzzing with new com­pli­ca­tions, fu­tur­is­tic de­signs, and finest crafts­man­ship. From March 22, 2018 to March 27, 2018 at Messe Basel, Switzer­land. www.basel­world.com

JARDIN DU TEMPS Fea­tur­ing a beau­ti­ful land­scape that in­spired gen­er­a­tions of great watch­mak­ers, the Jardin du Temps is a pub­lic park that be­longs to the Aude­mars Piguet Foun­da­tion. The sur­prise of a shel­ter of a mam­moth mould, found in 1969, awaits at the end of your walk in this ed­u­ca­tional botan­i­cal gar­den. At Le Bras­sus, Switzer­land. www.jardindutemp­sle­bras­sus.com

IWC MU­SEUM The wa­ter bank of the world-fa­mous Rhine Falls flows seam­lessly ad­ja­cent to the IWC Schaffhausen head­quar­ters. With an im­pres­sive build­ing de­signed by ar­chi­tect G Meyer, the IWC Mu­seum within houses an im­pres­sive col­lec­tion with doc­u­men­ta­tion from IWC’s own archives, in­clud­ing an ex­hi­bi­tion that tracks the evo­lu­tion of the iconic Aqua­timer col­lec­tion since 1967. At Schaffhausen, Switzer­land. www.iwc.com

MUSÉE D’HOR­LOGERIE DU LOCLE Af­ter act­ing as the Watch­mak­ing School of Le Locle for 83 years, the Watch Mu­seum got its re­birth in a his­toric manor in 1959. Its cur­rent ex­hi­bi­tion, ‘La Neuchâteloise’, cen­tres around the Neuchâ­tel clock, invit­ing view­ers to delve into the tri­umphs and tri­als in clock­mak­ing his­tory to bet­ter ap­pre­ci­ate the tra­di­tional pen­du­lum clock. Un­til Oc­to­ber 8 at Château des Monts, Le Locle, Switzer­land. www.mhl.monts.ch

MAI­SON DES FONDATEURS Dan­ish firm Bjarke In­gels Group adds a spi­ralling mu­seum to the beau­ti­ful head­quar­ters of Aude­mars Piguet. To re­flect the brand’s ad­vanced sci­ence and craft of watch­mak­ing, a glass pavil­ion, par­tially em­bed­ded into the land­scape, will show­case more than 126 years of com­plex watches. Slated to open in 2018 at Val­lée de Joux, Switzer­land. www.au­de­mar­spiguet.com

The Ital­ian Re­nais­sance-in­spired Cipri­ani 42nd Street The spi­ralling mu­seum at Aude­mars Piguet’s head­quar­ters

IWC head­quar­ters in Schaffhausen

Neuchâ­tel, the his­tor­i­cal Swiss town of tal­ented clock­mak­ers

The cen­tury-old gar­den of in­spi­ra­tion at Jardin du Temps

Com­po­nents of a watch from IWC’s archives

A dis­play of 18thand 19th-cen­tury time­pieces in Room Mau­rice Yves San­doz at Watch Mu­seum of Le Locle

Dis­cover the his­tory of watch move­ments in Musée d’Hor­logerie du Locle

Patek Philippe Cal­i­bre 89, the most com­pli­cated watch in the world

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