Never is the Nordic countries as beautiful as when the Nordic summer breaks. After a long period of darkness and cold, people are in need of getting out, enjoying the warmth and nature. Thus summer houses traditionally play an important role.
One of our best selling books; A New Golden Age, Nordic Architecture & Design, features three beautiful examples from different Nordic countries, encapsuling the spirit of going to the summer house.
Sneak peek from the final publication of our series
The last book in the Nordic New Golden Age trilogy is in the making, and this time the theme of dwellings features a variety of recent Scandinavian housing projects from firms like Helin & Co, CF Møller and Conm + Kallesø, just to mention a few. Displaying the Finnish tradition of materials, bringing the modernist legacy into the contemporary or exploring the Nordic light in unexpected ways.
Photo by Adam Mørk of Copenhagen Soil Center (Christiansen & Co Architects)
#3 Francesco Ranocchi
– (…) The presence of a primary structure can be either a formal one, or merely conceptual. Elsewhere we have defined it as Icastic architecture, this product of the complex relationship between culture industry and construction industry: a semantic reduction that progressively invests the architecture of the century, thus erasing differences and antagonisms in favour of the capacity to become accumulable information.
Quote from his article ‘Icastic architecture and landscape’ in our latest publication A New Golden Age Nordic Architecture & Landscape
Francesco Ranocchi (1962), Italian architect, critic and historian. Leader of AW-Architects and holds a PhD in contemporary art theory.
This month we celebrated our 10th anniversary and it has generally been a landmark year so we want to share some of the new things with you: We have started new collaborations with Nordic architectural studios and talented international professionals, and we are pleased to have new employee relationships. Our first Nordic architecture books mark