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a+u Architecture and Urbanism April 2016 Special Issue Sigurd Lewerentz – Drawing Collection

a+u Architecture and Urbanism April 2016 Special Issue

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English + Japanese / 416 Pages / 220 x 297 mm / 1400 g

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This Special Edition of a+u is a Comprehensive Issue of Sigurd Lewerentz – Drawing Collection, Originally Published as Two Issues in January and February 2016.

Consisting of Lewerentz’s Hand Drawings from the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design Archive and Photographs, the Issue Covers Four of the Architect’s Prominent Works Throughout His Career: Malmö Eastern Cemetery, Social Security Institute, Villa Edstrand, and St. Petri Church.

the Guest Editor Wilfried Wang, Architect and Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Introduces each Work in Detail, Examining the Development of the Architect’s Thinking Through His Drawings.

Sigurd Lewerentz – Drawing Collection 1

Essay: Continuity, Search and Research
Four Projects by Sigurd Lewerentz
Wilfried Wang

Malmö Eastern Cemetery

Competition and Development of Site Layout

Landscape Proposals: Memorial Space (Minneslund)

St. Brigitta Chapel and Waiting Room

Ancillary Buildings

Crematorium Chapels

St. Knut and St. Gertrud Chapels

Clock Tower

Flower Shop

Essay: Notes on Sigurd Lewerentz
Janne Ahlin

Social Security Institute

Facade and Plan Development

Staircase and Metalwork Details



Essay: The Reception of Lewerentz’s Work
Claes Caldenby

Sigurd Lewerentz – Drawing Collection 2

Essay: The discovery of built essence as the real act of invention
Wilfried Wang

Villa Edstrand
1. Preliminary Designs
Version 1
Version 2
Version 3
Version 4
Version 5
Version 6
Version 7
Version 8: 9 September 1935
Version 9
Version 10: 13 June 1936
2. Final Design

Villa Edstrand Extension
Variation 1: 15 October 1961
Variation 2: 30 November 1961
Variation 3: 12 December 1961
Variation 4: 8 April 1962 126
Variation 5: 20 September 1962

Essay: The Persian wall
Johan Mårtelius

St. Petri Church
Final Design
Parish hall, parish offices, council chamber, catechism rooms
Lightwells, light fittings
Floor pattern schema for nave
Baptismal font, acoustic chamber, water spout, frame for shell
Brick details, floor details
Door and window frames
Seats, benches