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Gunnar Asplund's Gothenburg : the transformation of public architecture in interwar Europe / Nicholas Adams.

Author/creator Adams, Nicholas, 1947- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2014]
Descriptionxxiii, 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series Buildings, landscapes, and societies
Buildings, landscapes, and societies. ^A984171
Contents Introduction : public architecture in the modern world -- Sweden : Gothenburg and its courthouse -- Asplund's multiple visions, 1913-1937 -- Asplund's building and modern law -- Asplund's reputation and the catastrophic reception -- Managing modernisms at home -- Public architecture after Asplund.
Abstract "Explores the work of Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund, focusing on his courthouse extension (1933-36) in the port city of Gothenburg. Places Asplund's building into the wider context of public architecture in Europe from 1900 to 1950"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2014005737
ISBN9780271059846 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0271059842 (cloth : alk. paper)

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