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humane modernity – with wind vanes

These photos are from one of my favourite neighbourhoods. It was built in the late 1950’s and created by the architect Gunnar Leche – town architect with an original mind. His greatness consists in combining function and modernity with humane … Continue reading

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shape and content

When I saw this – cylinder on the top of a cube – at √Ėsterbybruk Iron Works – I immediately thought of one of my favourite buildings – the Public Library in Stockholm which Gunnar Asplund created. The very same … Continue reading

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