#4 Kenneth Frampton
– A number of seemingly spontaneous developments over the past half century have made it increasingly difficult to continue with the “tradition of the new” in any significant way. If we intended, by this term, the unfinished liberative modern projects as this has been cherished by progressive thinkers since the beginning of the Enlightenment.
Quote from his article ‘On the Tradition of the New’ in our publication A New Golden Age Nordic Architecture & Design 4 ed.
Kenneth Frampton (1930), British architect, critic, historian. Ware professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University, New York.
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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.
In April, we will participate in the London Book Fair 2016 to present our latest publications ‘A New Golden Age Nordic Architecture & Landscape‘ and ‘A New Golden Age Nordic Architecture & Design, Revised 4th edition‘.
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#2 Food camp
A beautifully situated historical farm in Funen, Denmark, transformed into a conceptual camp to inspire children to explore the world of food.
Extract from our latest publication A New Golden Age Nordic Architecture & Landscape:
“One of the concepts of the Food camp is ‘from earth to table’, and the surrounding landscape offers a variety of local vegetables, fruits and herbs.”
Architect: GPP Arkitekter . 2014 . Ebberup, Denmark . 460 m2
All photos by Arla Fonden
Photo by Stamers Kontor of Sønderborg Harbour
#2 Kim Dirckinck-Holmfeldt
– A number of the projects in this book owe a debt to that period’s [2004-present] ‘liberation of form’, and although the great utopias are absent – we can manage with less – they are examples of a pragmatic approach (…)
Quote from his article ‘Pragmatic perfection’ in our latest publication A New Golden Age Nordic Architecture & Landscape
Kim Dirckinck (1950), Danish Architect MAA, director of Bogværket, former director of Arkitektens forlag and senior researcher at the Centre for Sports and Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture.
Photo by Walter J. Hood Jr. of de Yong Museum: View of Sculpture Garden
#1 Walter J. Hood Jr.
– Nordic architecture interrogates landscape, creating a sense of place within its domain.
Quote from his article ‘The Consequence of Place’ in our latest publication A New Golden Age Nordic Architecture & Landscape
Walter J. Hood Jr. (1958) American architect and writer. Professor at the University of California, Berkley, leader of Hood Design and fellow in landscape architecture at the American Academy in Rome.