Tag Archives: modernism

Sigurd Lewerentz, Architect: 1885-1975

Lewerentz

The prominent Swedish architect and undisputed genius of sacred architecture through his 3 Swedish churches – St Petri, St Marcus, and Chapel of Resurrection – is once again celebrated by a reprint of an indepth study. This seminal book of Sigurd Lewerentz written by Janne Ahlin was first published in 1985 by Byggförlaget. > MORE Sigurd […]

Lina Bo Bardi 100 - Brazil's Alternative Path to Modernism

Architettura Povera

Celebrating the 100th birthday of one the great architects of the 20th century, this new extensive monograph on Lina Bo Bardi and her achievements as a forerunner of community driven architecture. > MORE Lina Bo Bardi 100 – Brazil’s Alternative Path to Modernism Designed by:    Gerlach Gerlach Photographs by:    Markus Lanz, et al Text by:   […]

Tom Avermaete and Maristella Casciato: Casablanca Chandigarh - A Report on Modernization

Modernist Experiments: Casablanca Chandigarh

Two cities in different parts of the world, designed by western urban planners, Chandigarh in India and Casablanca in Morocco. Modernistic urban principles in negotiation with local traditions proved to be sustainable and invited growth. “Casablanca Chandigarh: A Report on Modernization” is a fresh new look at Modernism outside the West looking at the two […]

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: The Built Work

Not just any book on Mies

The number one book on Mies van der Rohe for architects – by far . This essential and comprehensive monograph is a masterpiece in itself: Author Carsten Krohn has photographed all buildings and redrawn every plan and drawing, creating a magnificent documentation. He reconstructs the buildings in their original state, examines them from the present […]