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The Town Reassembled: Authenticity and Transformation in Kiruna, Sweden

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction It is technically possible to move buildings, for example, as a means of conservation, although the process raises important issues of authenticity and originality. But is it equally possible to move a town? That is the focus...

Hello, consumer! Skärholmen Centre from the Million Programme to the mall

Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...All translations from the Swedish are by the author. I would like to thank the editors and Helena Mattsson for their thoughtful comments on earlier drafts of this chapter.Barbro Salaj, ‘Hej konsument. Demokratin bakom Skärholmen’, Sveriges...

Shadow Beginnings

Stephen Kite

Stephen Kite is Professor of Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. His previous publications include Building Ruskin’s Italy: Watching Architecture (2012), Adrian Stokes: An Architectonic Eye (2009), and An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St John Wilson (2005, co-authored with Sarah Menin). He is an Editor of the journal Architectural Research Quarterly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shadow-Makers : A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness. (John Ruskin, ‘The Lance of Pallas’, Modern Painters, vol. 5)E. T. Cook, and Alexander Wedderburn (eds), The Works of John Ruskin (London: George...

At the Edge of Propriety: Rolf de Maré and Nils Dardel at the Hildesborg Estate

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The Hallwyska Museet in central Stockholm stands as a grand and spectacular testament to the rich legacy of one of Sweden’s most illustrious family dynasties. Resplendent and ornate, the family home cum museum in Hamngatan houses interiors...

Reconstruction after Fire

Robert Pickard

Robert Pickard is Emeritus Professor in Heritage Conservation at Northumbria University, UK, and a consultant to the Council of Europe on cultural heritage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Natural disasters represent a major threat to cultural heritage. There are many different types of natural disaster that can cause significant damage to cultural heritage. This chapter concentrates on the issue of fire and whether damage...

Towards Sustainable and Resilient City-regions

Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira

Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira is a reader in architecture and urbanism at the University of Portsmouth, UK. His research interests include urban design theory, modern architecture history and exploring the relationship between modern planning ideas and landscape architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Green Wedge Urbanism : History, Theory and Contemporary Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This chapter analyses the roles of green wedges in leading contemporary city-region visions for sustainable and resilient urban futures. The case studies selected are Stockholm, which won the first award of European Green Capital in 2010...

Nordic Countries, 500–1000

Axel Christophersen

Axel Christophersen is Professor in Historical Archaeology at the University Museum, Department of Archaeology and Cultural History, in the Norwegian University of Sciences and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...The Nordic countries are geographically and climatically diverse but linguistically and culturally closely linked by prolonged mutual contact: the countries termed as Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden and Denmark) are more integrated, whereas...

Nordic Countries, 1000–1400

Neil Kent

Neil Kent was formerly a Professor of European Cultural History in St Petersburg, Russia. He is an Academic Fellow of the Cyber Conflict Documentation Project in Washington DC, USA, based at the University of Cambridge, UK, and also an Associate Professor at L’Ecole (Special) Militaire de St-Cyr, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the Nordic lands, the Bronze Age and Iron Age brought settled farming in the south and nomadic reindeer herding in the north. Waves of migration came from the south and east, including Celts, Goths and the Sami (Lapps). Trade in pelts...