This is the only comprehensive monograph of the work of Sigurd Lewerentz (1885-1975), one of the leading Swedish architects of the twentieth century. Lewerentz was a master of religious architecture and this book includes his major works at Malmo Cemetery, the church of St Peter at Klippan, and Uppsala Cathedral among a definitive catalogue of more than 150 projects researched from the archives of the Stockholm Museum of Architecture. The book also includes an essay on Lewerentz's sacred architecture by the esteemed late architect Colin St John Wilson and the only known piece of writing by Lewerentz - a text on cemetery landscapes.Über den Autor:
Colin St John Wilson (1922-2007) is best known as architect of the British Library in London, an epic project that took 35 years to complete. He was also an influential teacher of architecture, serving as Professor of Architecture at Cambridge University from 1975-1989, and was a prolific collector of modern art. He was knighted in 1998. Gennaro Postiglione (b.1961) is associate professor of interior architecture at the Politechnico di Milano in Italy. He has a specific interest in Nordic architecture and was co-editor of Sverre Fehn: Works (2007). Nicola Flora (b.1961) teaches at the School of Architecture of the University of Camerino in Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Paolo Giardiello (b.1961) teaches at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Naples Federico II, Italy.
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