Utzon, Fehn and Now
Architecture in Denmark and Norway
Two master architects of the 20th century passed away in 2008 and 2009: Danish architect Jrn Utzon (19182008), whodesigned the Sydney Opera House (1973), a World Heritage Site;and Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn (19242009), who designedthe Nordic Pavilion, Venice Biennale (1962). Both are consideredlegitimate successors of the Scandinavian modernists. This issuefeatures their last works in the opening pages of the issue. KimUtzon talks about his collaboration with his father on the UtzonCenter, completed after Jrn Utzons death. Thomas McQuillanwrites on Sverre Fehn and Fehns influence, based on interviewswith three young Norwegian architects.
This issue also introduces recent architectural projects in Denmark and Norway with two essays: Transformation of the Copenhagen Harbor and Norwegian Architecture Between the Poetic and the Politic. How has the tradition ofScandinavian architecture evolved in these two countries afterUtzon and Fehn? (a+u)
Essay: Transformation of the Copenhagen Harbour
Jens Kvorning
Jrn Utzon and Kim Utzon Architects
Utzon Center
Essay: Collaborating with My Father on the Utzon Center
Kim Utzon
Jean Nouvel
Concert House Danish Radio
Gottlieb Paludan + NOBEL
Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Segment 3
Lundgaard & Tranberg
Royal Danish Playhouse
Tietgen Dormitory
Henning Larsen Architects
Opera in Copenhagen
Essay: Norwegian Architecture Between the Poetic and the Politic
Mirei Yoshida
Sverre Fehn
New Protective Buildings at Hedmark Museum
The National Museum Architecture
Essay: After Fehn
Thomas McQuillan
Helen & Hard
Pulpit Rock Basecamp
Pulpit Rock Mountain Lodge
Haugen / Zohar Arkitekter
Fireplace for Children
National Tourist Routes Project
Jensen & Skodvin
Gudbrandsjuvet Landscape Hotel
Carl-Viggo Hlmebakk
Strmbu Service Center and Rest Area