Architecture is a manifestation of the environment in which it is placed, observes distinguished architect and theoretician Christian Norberg-Schulz. A simple enough observation, but one that becomes subtle and nuanced in this landmark book that attempts to define, for the first time, what Nordic building really is. Exploring the ways built experience "takes place, " Norberg-Schulz charts the distinctive character of land and climate that distinguishes the architectural traditions of Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway ...

Nightlands: Nordic Building 1996, MIT Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780262140577