Gert Wingardh: Eight Projects

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How can architecture exist as an art form in an increasingly technocratic world? How can architects convert their designs into cost-efficient and economic buildings? In eight uncompromising projects, Gert Wingårdh presents his personal answers. The range of projects starts with simple tasks, such as a water tower and a bus stop. These are contrasted by the artistically designed Aula Medica and the Naturum Visitor Centre in Gällivare in the north of Sweden, as well as other buildings. An afterword by Mårten Castenfors, Director of Liljevalchs Konsthall, rounds off the personal comments by the architect on his projects, which are illustrated in great detail with hand sketches, photographs and drawings.
ISBN 9783035617559. Birkhauser Verlag.
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How can architecture exist as an art form in an increasingly technocratic world? How can architects convert their designs into cost-efficient and economic buildings? In eight uncompromising projects, Gert Wingårdh presents his personal answers. The range of projects starts with simple tasks, such as a water tower and a bus stop. These are contrasted by the artistically designed Aula Medica and the Naturum Visitor Centre in Gällivare in the north of Sweden, as well as other buildings. An afterword by Mårten Castenfors, Director of Liljevalchs Konsthall, rounds off the personal comments by the architect on his projects, which are illustrated in great detail with hand sketches, photographs and drawings.
  • Subtitle
    From Lijevalchs to Nationalmuseum
  • Author
    Gert Wingardh, Marten Castenfors
  • Publisher
    Birkhauser Verlag
  • Release
    February 2019
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    160 pages. 40 b/w & 100 colour ills. 30 x 24 cm
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