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Norwegian Architecture

Villa Busk / Sverre Fehn
Architecture, Residential

Villa Busk in Norway / Sverre Fehn

Sverre Fehn’s Villa Busk stands on the edge of a rocky outcrop with a distant view of the sea. It was built for a musician in 1990. Like many of his buildings, the house has a strong relationship with the surroundings and blends modernity with regionalism. Much like Finland’s Alvar Aalto, Fehn’s buildings have a timelessness that arises from these…

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The Nordic Pavilion in Brussels for the World Exhibition of 1962 / Sverre Fehn
20th Century Retrospective, Cultural Architecture

The Nordic Pavilion in Brussels for the World Exhibition of 1962 / Sverre Fehn

The Nordic Pavilion for the Venice Biennale (1958-1962), designed by Sverre Fehn to represent Sweden, Finland, and Norway, is a project that deals with Nordic identity. In his work, Fehn makes an analogy between building and storytelling, and between materials and language. In this article, we also included photographs of the Norwegian Pavilion for the 1958 Brussels World Exhibition that…

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Cultural Architecture, Movie

Cathedrals of Culture

‘If buildings could talk, what would they say about us?’ Cathedrals of Culture offers six startling responses to this question. Cathedrals of Culture Technical Information Directors: Wim Wenders, Michael Glawogger, Michael Madsen, Robert Redford, Margreth Olin, Karim Aïnouz Country: Germany / Denmark / Austria / Norway Language: English / German Duration: 165min World sales: Cinephi Release Date: 29 May 2014 Cathedrals…

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