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.
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.
On a crystal clear winter’s day, Ark Journal visited the living legend, Vuokko Eskolin-Nurmesniemi.
A rarely seen beach house by Finn Juhl on the rugged northern coast of Denmark shows the architect’s genius for holistic design in a new light.