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Utzon, Jørn 1918-2008

Overview
Works: 295 works in 644 publications in 7 languages and 7,250 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Biography  Catalogs  Educational films  Internet videos  Biographies  Designs and plans  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Narrator, Artist, Editor, Author of introduction, Signer, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: NA1223.U88, 725.822099441
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The edge of the possible by Daryl Dellora( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The edge of possible charts the dramatic course of the creation of the iconic Sydney Opera House and features rare interviews with architect, Jorn Utzon as he reflects on his role in the compelling story of the conception and construction of the Sydney Opera House. Jorn Utzon was awarded the first prize in an international architecture competition to design an Opera House for Sydney. In 1957 he flew to Australia to begin work on the construction of the greatest building Australia has ever seen and, indeed, one of the finest achievements of modern architecture. Utzon was forced from the project in 1966 and has never returned to Australia. What defeated him in the end was politics. His triumph came with the 2007 World Heritage Listing of the building "as a work of human creative genius" and one of the 20th century's greatest buildings. "It stands by itself as one of the indisputable masterpieces of human creativity, not only in the 20th century but in the history of humankind" - Expert Evaluation Report to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, 2007. The Edge of The Possible, winner Gold Plaque Best Documentary HUGO Awards. Directed by Daryl Dellora and produced by Sue Maslin
Church at Bagsvaerd, near Copenhagen, Denmark, 1973-76 by Jørn Utzon( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth facade( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On 20 October 1973, the Sydney Opera House was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II. From conception to completion, it had taken more than 15 years and over $100 million. A remarkable feat of engineering skill and innovation, this striking and imaginative building captured the world's interest and is considered by many to be among the great architectural achievements of the 20th century. In the years since its completion, the Sydney Opera House has become one of the most identifiable of Australia's icons - ranking with the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Uluru, the koala and kangaroo. The construction of this architectural masterpiece was recorded by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit from its inception. The resulting documentary has been called The Fifth Facade - a reference to the roof which is the building's most distinctive feature. The fifth facade documents the history of the Opera House, from the selection of the site at Bennelong Point to the official opening. The commentary of Jorn Utzon, the Danish architect who won the worldwide competition for the original building design, offers insights into his vision for a construction appropriate to the to the site it occupied and the functions it was to serve. He details the unique structural and aesthetic problems that had to be solved to make his vision a reality. A Film Australia production. 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Producer: Anthony Buckley Director: Donald Crombie Writer: Keith Gow, Peter Weir, Donald Crombie DOP/Cinematographer: Bruce Hillyard Narrator/Presenter: Sam Wanamaker, Jorn Utzon
Jørn Utzon houses by Henrik Sten Møller( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jorn Utzon is best known as the architect of the Sydney Opera House, probably the world's most famous modern building and arguably the twentieth century's boldest, most important and impressive work of architecture. All his works - both the large and famous and the small and private - with their brilliant simplicity and honest originality, are masterpieces of twentieth-century architecture." "This book presents all of Utzon's buildings in more than 400 outstanding color photographs taken by architecture photographer Per Nagel over a period of twenty-five years. Architect Vibe Udsen reviews each building and architecture critic Henrik Sten Moller presents a portrait of Jorn Utzon the man and the architect."--BOOK JACKET
Utzon : inspiration, vision, architecture by Richard Weston( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utzon's own houses by Jørn Utzon( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The courtyard houses( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jørn Utzon logbook by Jørn Utzon( Book )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney Opera House : Jørn Utzon by Philip Drew( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jørn Utzon's Opera House has a heroic quality; indeed, Utzon referred to it himself as a kind of 'cathedral', analogous to a Gothic church in the way that light and movement play across its public spaces. Its complex shell-like roof structures echo Gothic arches in section, but the building breaks with all precedent in its three-dimensional form. Finding a practical solution to the construction of these roofs occupied the architect and the engineer Ove Arup for many years, necessitating considerable experimentation with pre-cast concrete technology. Disputes with his client led to Utzon's withdrawal from the project, and the Opera House looked for a time as if it might be a white elephant. At last, after a sixteen-year gestation, it opened in 1973 having already become an Australian national icon"--Inside front cover
Two houses on Majorca by John Pardey( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kuwait National Assembly : prefab by Jørn Utzon( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J·orn Utzon by Jørn Utzon( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utzon : Inspiration, Vision Architektur by Richard Weston( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia, 1957-1973 by Jørn Utzon( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utzon : Mallorca by Jørn Utzon( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in Danish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houses in Fredensborg by Jørn Utzon( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jørn Utzon Logbook by Jørn Utzon( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jørn Utzon : architetto della Sydney Opera House by Françoise Fromonot( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jørn Utzon : the architect's universe by Jørn Utzon( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jörn Utzon : Museo De Silkeborg = Silkeborg Museum 1969 by Enrique Sobejano( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Γιέν Ούντσον

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Утзон, Йорн

Јерн Уцон

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ירן אוטזון

يورن أوتسون

يورن أوتسون مهندس معماري دنماركي

یورن اوتزان معمار دانمارکی

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Jørn Utzon housesUtzon : inspiration, vision, architectureJørn Utzon logbookSydney Opera House : Jørn UtzonKuwait National Assembly : prefabJørn Utzon : architetto della Sydney Opera HouseJørn Utzon : the architect's universe