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Sverre Fehn by Per Olaf Fjeld

Sverre Fehn

Sverre Fehn by Per Olaf Fjeld
Jun 30, 2009 | 304 Pages
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    Jun 30, 2009 | 304 Pages

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"[Sverre Fehn’s] talent for applying Modernist ideas to traditional Nordic forms and materials earned him the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1997 and made him the most prominent Norwegian architect of the postwar era."
New York Times

"[Sverre Fehn: The Pattern of Thoughts is] a wonderful, very complete tribute to a great architect and interesting person written by a devoted admirer. If you’re a fan, it’s well worth your time."


Pritzker Architecture Prize WINNER 1997

Table Of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

Midsummer Frames

The Beginning of No Return

Early Fame

Beyond the Image of Home

The Return of the Horizon

Public Conversations

A Twenty-Year Pit Stop

Connecting Heaven and Earth

The Mask and the Cut

Paraphrasing Nature

Before Closing the Gate


Chronology of Works

Collaborators and Consultants

Selected Bibliography

Photography Credits

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