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Lewerentz, Sigurd 1885-1975

Overview
Works: 217 works in 319 publications in 9 languages and 1,625 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Biographies  Illustrated works  Designs and plans  Architectural drawings 
Roles: Author, Architect, Artist, Illustrator, Honoree, Other
Classifications: NA1293.L48, 720.9485
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Sigurd Lewerentz : 1885-1975 by Nicola Flora( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only comprehensive monograph of the work of Sigurd Lewerentz, features 150 of Lewerentz's designs and constructions spanning more than 60 years. Sigurd Lewerentz (1885 - 1975) was one of the major Swedish architects of the twentieth century and was particularly known for his important religious works. This definitive monograph is the only comprehensive survey of his work, celebrating his sensitive and distinctive response to modernism in a detailed survey of both built and planned projects. These span his embrace and rejection of the classical language of architecture and his turn instead towards modernism and a more austere design vocabulary. The book includes his best-known chapels of St Knut and St Gertrud in the Malmo cemetry (begun in 1916), the conversion of the cathedral in Uppsala, on which he worked for nearly ten years and the church of St Peter at Klippan. The first section of the volume includes essays on Lewerentz's work by the late Colin St John Wilson and the editors Nicola Flora, Paolo Giardiello and Gennaro Postiglione, plus a text on cemeteries by Lewerentz that is the only known piece of writing by the architect. The central section contains a catalogue of Lewerentz's works presenting around 150 designs and constructions in chronological order with detailed descriptions, photographs and drawings. An anthology of criticisms includes a text by the renowned architect Alison Smithson. A complete list of works and a bibliography based on research in the archives of Stockholm's Museum of Architecture conclude the volume
Tallum : Gunnar Asplund's & Sigurd Lewerentz's woodland cemetery in Stockholm by Bengt O. H Johansson( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architect Sigurd Lewerentz by Wilfried Wang( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sigurd Lewerentz : 1885-1975 by Nicola Flora( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in Italian and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sigurd Lewerentz, architect, 1885-1975 by Janne Ahlin( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sigurd Lewerentz (1885?1975) was educated as a mechanical engineer at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, but it was an architectural apprenticeship in Munich that set him on his career path?a path that led him to be revered as one of Sweden?s most eminent architects. Sigurd Lewerentz, architect is a new facsimile-reprint of the first monograph ever written on Lewerentz and his work. Originally published in 1985 in Swedish, this legendary book tells the story of his life and presents his entire body of work through a combination of texts, photographs, drawings, and plans. This edition sets Lewerentz in a contemporary context through a concluding essay on his work and legacy by the German-Chinese architect, critic, and professor Wilfried Wang
Sigurd Lewerentz, architect, 1885-1975 by Janne Ahlin( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sigurd Lewerentz, two churches = två kyrkor by Sigurd Lewerentz( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and Swedish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sigurd Lewerentz, 1885-1975 : the dilemma of classicism by Sigurd Lewerentz( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adversus populum : Peter Celsings och Sigurd Lewerentz sakralarkitektur, 1945-1975 by Lars Ridderstedt( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Swedish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architect Sigurd Lewerentz by Sigurd Lewerentz( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs of the work( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature: Sigurd Lewerentz - drawing collection 2 by Sigurd Lewerentz( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewerentz by Josep Maria Torra( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Catalan and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature: Sigurd Lewerentz - drawing collection 1 by Sigurd Lewerentz( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sigurd Lewerentz, 1885-1975 by Janne Ahlin( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Swedish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Woodland Cemetery : toward a spiritual landscape : Erik Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz, 1915-61 by Caroline Constant( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O'Neil Ford monograph 2 : Saint Petri Church : Klippan 1962-66, Sigurd Lewerentz by Sigurd Lewerentz( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz (1885-1975) was invited to design a church in the remote southern village of Klippan in 1962 at the age of 77. For architectural pilgrims, the Church of St. Petri Klippan has since become a counterpoint to the influential Chapel of Notre Dame at Ronchamp (1955). This volume documents Lewerentz's masterpiece."--Jacket
Drawings( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiritual dimensions in 20th-century architecture : a study of three paradigmatic works by Louis I. Kahn, Le Corbusier, and Gunnar Asplund & Sigurd Lewerentz by Heinrich Gregor Hermann( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otras vías. Other ways( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Lewerentz, Sigurd

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Леверенц, Сигурд

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