A Pavilion in the Danish forest by Vilhelm Wohlert: Tradition and Modernity

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Danish architect Vilhelm Wohlert (1920-2007), after a stay as a guest teacher at Berkeley University, designs his first building. Created in a period of flourishing architectural, it achieves a balance between Danish tradition and modernity, where international references -American architecture and Japanese tradition- will be significant. Its ability to fit to the circumstances, makes it a model for the buildings of the future. There is a dialogue with the surrounding nature, her careful observation; establishing a great connection, where the Danish attitude towards her is not a domination. The architect knows the material, and uses it in harmony with its essence. The study suggests that the vernacular may be a process that evolves and transforms over time, involving a significant level of modernity, and that a look at it could be an answer to prevent the loss of architecture identity.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftGE Conservation
Vol/bind1
Udgave nummer11
Sider (fra-til)95-101
Antal sider7
ISSN1989-8568
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2017
Udgivet eksterntJa

Kunstnerisk udviklingsvirksomhed (KUV)

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