SWEDEN’S MOST REVERED ARCHITECT SUBJECT OF MAJOR EXHIBITION OPENING IN STOCKHOLM IN OCTOBER 2021.

Sweden’s most revered architect Sigurd Lewerentz, regarded as a giant of 20th century architecture, is the subject of a major exhibition, Sigurd Lewerentz: Architect of Death and Life designed by Caruso St John, opening at ArkDes, Sweden’s national centre for architecture and design in Stockholm, on 1st October 2021 (revised from 30th April 2021).
Stockholm Rowing Club. Djurgården, Stockholm. Cred: Johan Dehlin.
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Chapel of Resurrection. The Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm. Cred: Johan Dehlin.
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Chapel of Resurrection. The Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm. Cred: Johan Dehlin.
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Kieran Long, Curator of the exhibition. Kieran Long, the British curator, critic and broadcaster, was appointed Director of ArkDes in April 2017. He was the architecture critic of the London Evening Standard between 2014 and 2014. He subsequently established the department of design, architecture and digital at the V&A in London in 2013/14, of which he was Keeper between 2014 and 2017. His television work includes presenting “Restoration Home’ and ‘The House that £100k Built’ for the BBC.
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ArkDes will produce a landmark new book in connection with the exhibition, which will be the first ever published with full access to Lewerentz’s archive. Designed by award-winning graphic designer Malmsten Hellberg, it will contain 700 pages of drawings, photographs and models, plus excerpts from Lewerentz’s personal archive and library.
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ArkDes will produce a landmark new book in connection with the exhibition, which will be the first ever published with full access to Lewerentz’s archive. Designed by award-winning graphic designer Malmsten Hellberg, it will contain 700 pages of drawings, photographs and models, plus excerpts from Lewerentz’s personal archive and library.
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ArkDes will produce a landmark new book in connection with the exhibition, which will be the first ever published with full access to Lewerentz’s archive. Designed by award-winning graphic designer Malmsten Hellberg, it will contain 700 pages of drawings, photographs and models, plus excerpts from Lewerentz’s personal archive and library.
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ArkDes will produce a landmark new book in connection with the exhibition, which will be the first ever published with full access to Lewerentz’s archive. Designed by award-winning graphic designer Malmsten Hellberg, it will contain 700 pages of drawings, photographs and models, plus excerpts from Lewerentz’s personal archive and library.
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Foto/photo Karl-Erik Olsson-Snogeröd. ArkDes samling/ArkDes collections.
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From the construction. St Petri Church, Klippan. Foto/photo Carl-Hugo Gustafsson och/and Lars Gustafsson. ArkDes samling/ArkDes collections.
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Shop front. Color perspective.
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Apartment, Stockholm exhibition 1930. Color perspective.
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Office building for Philips, Stockholm. Axonometric view.
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The Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm. Foto/photo: Åke E:son Lindman
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St Mark's Church, Björkhagen.
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From the construction. St Petri Church, Klippan. Foto/photo Carl-Hugo Gustafsson och/and Lars Gustafsson. ArkDes samling/ArkDes collections.
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Floating dance floor. Stockholm exhibition 1930. ArkDes collection.
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"Meditation grove Almhöjden. The Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm. Cred: Johan Dehlin. "
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Seven Springs Way. The Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm. Cred: Johan Dehlin.
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