Publisher's description - Guide to Utzon 1.0
The Guide to Utzon gives you a unique and interactive insight into one of the world’s most influential architects, Jørn Utzon.
Gain access to more than 2180 beautiful photos and more than 260 drawings of all Utzon’s work and projects and read Utzon’s own words about his works, philosophy and sources of inspirations.
The Guide to Utzon features:
Complete list of all Utzon’s 55 built works as well as all 65 works that were not completed, including several unseen works
More than 2180 photos of the works, surroundings and sources of inspiration.
Map consisting all Utzon’s projects and 51 sources of inspiration. Utzons own words and sketches describing the idea behind several works.
The main principles that characterized Utzon architecture, described by Utzon himself.
Much, much more!
All Utzons works in one guide
Utzon created The Sydney Opera House that was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007, being one of the 20th century`s most distinctive buildings and one of the most famous performing art centres in the world.
But Utzon architecture is more far-reaching than The Sydney Opera House. It includes National Assembly of Kuwait, Melli Bank (the University of Tehran) in Iran, the architect’s own houses in Mallorca and many more projects.
The Guide to Utzon will give you access to all these works, and provide you exclusive photos of every work, and a number of sketches and quotes, that explain the idea and concept that Utzon followed in his work.
Inspiration and philosophy
The Guide to Utzon brings you close to the many sources of inspiration that characterized and influenced Utzons unique design throughout his life. How Utzon was inspired by the Mayan architecture during his travel to Central America and how the Bazaar in the Middle East influences his way of thinking architecture.
The Guide to Utzon interconnects the sources of inspiration with the final buildings that followed in order to give you an in-depth insight into the main principles in Utzon’s architecture.
All projects geo-mapped including sources of inspiration
Find the Utzon project closest to you or see what projects that you can drop by on your holiday. The Guide to Utzon lists all works all over the world, and lets you see where the projects are located or where they were meant to be located.
The beautiful designed Guide to Utzon is a must for all architects and students of architecture as well as anyone who wish to gain a closer look into the works an architect that created some of the most beautiful and magnificent buildings in the 20th century.