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Gunnar Asplund (Paperback)

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Sweden’s leading architect of the twentieth century, Erik Gunnar Asplund (1885–1940) produced buildings of extraordinary grace and poetry in his native land. His best known works are the pavilions at the Stockholm Exhibition of 1930 and the Woodland Crematorium of 1940. His most important works, as well as his less well-known buildings, are discussed and illustrated in this comprehensive monograph, intended for architects and architectural students alike

About the Author


Peter Blundell Jones is a Professor of Architecture at Sheffield University. In 1992 he was named Architectural Journalist of the Year for articles published in the Architects' Journal. He is author of Hans Scharoun, also published by Phaidon.

Praise For…


"Will do the job of communicating Asplunds' work to a new audience wonderfully... A faultless revelation of the truth of the buildings."—AA Files (Architectural Association)



Product Details
ISBN: 9780714863153
ISBN-10: 0714863157
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2012
Pages: 240
Language: English