An exhaustive work of documentation, the catalog of the ArkDes exhibition on Sigurd Lewerentz undertakes a revision of his mythical oeuvre.
On view until 28 August at ArkDes, the Swedish Center for Architecture and Design, is ‘Sigurd Lewerentz: Architecture of Death and Life,’ the first exhaustive show on a master who has garnered more recognition posthumously than he ever did while aliv
Sigurd Lewerentz (1885-1975) is one of the modern masters for whom recognition has been late in coming. He was eclipsed by his partner and friend Erik Gunnar Asplund, whom he outlived by thirty-five years, and even so, more years had to pass before h
That climate has a bearing on architecture is a commoplace. Nevertheless, to explain how this bearing has come about is an achievement, and for this the latest books published by Professor Dean Hawkes deserve recognition: two histories of architectur