Nordic Modernism : Scandinavian Architecture 1890-2015, Hardback Book

Nordic Modernism : Scandinavian Architecture 1890-2015 Hardback


Modernism was instrumental in the development of twentieth and twenty-first century Scandinavian architecture, for it captured a progressive, urbane character that was inextricably associated with, and embraced the social programmes of the Nordic welfare states. Recognized internationally for its sensitivity and responsiveness to place and locale, and its thoughtful use of materials and refined detailing, Nordic architecture continues to evolve and explore its modernist roots. This new book covers the romantic and classical architectural foundations of Nordic modernism; the development of Nordic Functionalism; the maturing and expansion of Nordic modern architecture in the post-war period; international influences on Scandinavian modernism at the end of the twentieth century and finally, the global and local currents found in contemporary Nordic architecture.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 144 pages, 100 colour photographs
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of architecture
  • ISBN: 9781785002366



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