In recent years, many Nordic architects have returned to the materials used by their modernist forbearers (Alvar Aalto, Arne Jacobsen, Erik Gunnar Asplund, Jorn Utzon)--materials such as brick, pine, granite and concrete--developing a new regionialist idiom for Norway that has garnered much acclaim around the world. New Nordic Architecture & Identity offers a critical exploration of the current global interest in Nordic-ness, attempting to determine whether certain special "Nordic" features recur in architecture, and ...

New Nordic Architecture & Identity 2014, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

ISBN-13: 9788792877062