Sigurd Lewerentz. Architect of Death and Life

120,00  inkl. MwSt.

herausgegeben von Kieran Long, Johan Örn und Mikael Andersson

712 Seiten
23 × 30 cm
Gestaltung: Malmsten Hellberg
492 farbige und 264 s/w Abbildungen, Zeichnungen, Pläne
fadengebundener Festeinband mit Schutzumschlag
Englisch
Park Books, Zürich in Kooperation mit ArkDes, Stockholm
2021, 1. Auflage

ISBN 978-3-03860-232-3

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The entire Sigurd Lewerentz: built and unrealized building designs, retail spaces, churches, cemeteries and landscape designs, exhibition architecture graphic and product design, furniture and interiors.

»Wahrlich eine Schatzkiste der Architekturgeschichte.« — David Kasparek, der architekt

»Even the most ardent Lewerentz enthusiasts will find something new.« — John Ronan, Architectural Record

Ausgezeichnet mit dem Jury Prize und der Silbermedaille des Svenska Designpriset 2021 in der Kategorie »Editorial — Book — Print«.

Herausgegeben und mit Beiträgen von Kieran Long, Johan Örn und Mikael Andersson.

Mit Fotografien von Johan Dehlin.

Sigurd Lewerentz (1885–1975) is one of the most highly revered—and also one of the most heavily mythologized—protagonists of modern European architecture. Arguably Sweden’s most distinguished modernist, he is more influential to other architects internationally today than he was during his lifetime. Countless architecture lovers from around the world visit his still existent buildings. Stockholm’s woodland cemetery Skogskyrkogården, his most significant contribution to landscape design, is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

This authoritative new monograph on Sigurd Lewerentz is based on extensive research undertaken at ArkDes, Sweden’s national center for architecture and design, where his archive and personal library are kept. It features a wealth of drawings and sketches, designs for furniture and interiors, model photographs, etc. from his estate, most of which are published here for the first time, as well as new photographs of his realized buildings. Essays by leading experts explore Lewerentz’s life and work, his legacy, and lasting significance from a contemporary perspective.

This vast, beautifully designed book offers the most comprehensive survey to date of all of Lewerentz’s achievements in all fields of his manifold work.

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