CULTIVATING PATINA

CULTIVATING PATINA

How to create a newly built house that feels comfortably familiar and as burnished as the well-loved objects that move with the owners? Designer Elisabeth Snejbjerg and former architect now photographer Mikael Bonde after 25 years in Copenhagen moved to the country near Aarhus to a house they designed and built among trees.

CREATIVE CAST— PORTFOLIO

CREATIVE CAST
— PORTFOLIO

Cast architectural models inhabit the fine line between art and architecture. Welcomed into homes as if they are sculptures, these once functional objects exist somewhere between inconclusiveness and completeness, and reach into our unconscious to provoke a multitude of interpretations.

INSIDE THE MIND — JUDITH HAASE

INSIDE THE MIND — JUDITH HAASE

Architect Judith Haase gets her creative sustenance from many sources: fearless women, avant-garde theatre, the proportions of a tatami mat, and spaces where light is a defining element.

FRANCISCO JAVIER SÁENZ DE OIZA’S TORRES BLANCAS

FRANCISCO JAVIER SÁENZ DE OIZA’S TORRES BLANCAS

Navarra-born, Francisco Javier Sáenz De Oiza is regarded as one of the most prolific Spanish architects of the twentieth century. In the 1950s, following an unimaginative return to the neo-classical style under Generalissimo Franco, Oiza, with peers Francisco de Asis Cabrero, and Miguel Fisac, began integrating international architectural vernaculars in their search for a Spanish Modernism.

UTZON — THE UNKNOWN HOUSES

UTZON — THE UNKNOWN HOUSES

Every time you visit a Jørn Utzon building you get new experiences and insights. He had a fantastic talent for placing himself in an individual’s shoes and creating personalised, vibrant architecture for others.

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