Gothenburg Courthouse Extension

By the beginning of the last century, the City Court and the borough administrators had outgrown the premises. Further expansion was necessary and in 1912 an architectural competition was announced. The winner was Gunnar Asplund with his proposal for an extension in classicist/baroque style. However, it took until 1934 before a decision was made to […]

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Josef Wiedemann Architekt

Two buildings designed by the Munich-based architect Josef Wiedemann Allianz Hauptverwaltung, Königinstrasse, Munich Landesbausparkasse, Karolinenplatz, Munich Photographers: © The Pk.Odessa Co The Pk. Odessa Co is a cooperation of photographers founded in 2010 by Simon Jüttner, Markus Lanz and Sebastian Schels, who are based in Munich and Brasilia. Being both photographers and architects / urbanists, […]

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S:t Petri at 50 Contextualizing an Icon

Text and images by Matthew Hall Forty years after his death, Sigurd Lewerentz’s work and reputation enjoys a renaissance of interest and validity. Janne Ahlin’s seminal monograph from 1987 has recently been republished, and earlier this year Japan Architecture & Urbanism Magazine, in collaboration with the Architecture and Design Center in Stockholmdevoted two special issues […]

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