Monthly Archives: August 2006

Malmo sketch

Sigurd Lewerentz worked on the Malmo Eastern Cemetery from 1916 until 1969. The cemetery is the site of his final building. The first impression of the cemetery is disappointing – the initial impact of the Woodland Cemetery in Stockholm is … Continue reading

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Last Chance

The Interventions exhibition at CUBE showing student work from the Atelier Barcelona/Manchester (a collaboration with the architecture school at UPC Barcelona) finishes on 16 September. Get down there to see what students get up to when they are abroad. The … Continue reading

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Stockholm Library Competition

The open competition for the design of an extension to Asplund’s Stockholm City Library is still open for registrations (Swedish Association of Architects, free registration). The information for competitors is excellent, particularly the competition brief pdf which contains drawings, photographs … Continue reading

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Lettering. Gothenburg Law Courts. Architect: Erik Gunnar Asplund, 1937. Photoset.

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Restaurant recommendation: ‘Da Ugo’ Rome

Continuity in Architecture demands good food – the sketch was supplied by Robert Evans of Evans Vettori Architects, Matlock direct from this atmospheric Roman trattoria.

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The Last Building

The final building by Sigurd Lewerentz is a small flower stall completed in 1969 for Malmo East Cemetery. The original simple mono-pitch form has been recently extended. The original building is charming and elegant. It is sited parallel with the … Continue reading

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Stockholm Library

It is difficult to get a new angle on this classic building. The biggest surprise, to me, is its aloofness – the building stands back four-square, the main approach to the entrance obscured by commercial structures along the street. This … Continue reading

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Lewerentz. Chapel of the Resurrection, Woodland Cemetery. Photoset. Posted in Stockholm

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