Architecture gives shape to our existence

Michael Asgaard Andersen, Jeanne Rank Schelde

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Nordic architecture is often said to be characterized by its roots in 'place' - in culture and identity. But how do we actually understand the concepts of place, culture and identity when we speak of architecture? The authors offer some insights into how our way of looking at place and cultural identity are mutable and are thus important to how we interpret and organize architecture.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNew Nordic : Architecture & Identity
EditorsKjeld Kjeldsen, Jeanne Rank Schelde, Michael Asgaard Andersen, Michael Juul Holm
Number of pages22
PublisherLouisiana Museum of Modern Art
Publication date2012
ISBN (Print)978-87-92877-06-2
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventNew Nordic: Arkitektur & Identitet - Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlæbæk, Denmark
Duration: 29 Jun 20124 Nov 2012


ExhibitionNew Nordic
LocationLouisiana Museum of Modern Art
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  • New Nordic
  • Nordic architecture
  • place
  • identity
  • exhibition catalogue

Artistic research

  • No

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