“by the thirties people like kay fisker and c. f. moller were making reference to the international style in their copenhagen housing projects: long, low-rise, garden apartments with balconies and shops below. but many of the wartime and post war architects abandoned any international style overtones and reverted to a kind of arts and crafts version of housing, in which apartments were made to appear to be detached, freestanding single family houses with steep sloping roofs and brick detail.”

27/08/2012 § Leave a comment

jorn utzon, kingohusene (1956-60)

arne jacobsen,  munkegardsskolen (1948-57)

 

more “modern danish” design via seier + seier flickr feed.

 

great danes

a young hare

 

 

notes:

[title]     Sherwood, Roger. Modern Housing Prototypes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1978. 45. Print.

[images]     as previously stated: arne jacobsen’s munkegardsskolen and jorn utzon’s kingohusene are from the amazing seier + seier flickr feed.

[more danishes]     for more photographs of jorn utzon check out this ayh post.

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