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  • ISBN: 190896748X
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  • Author: Elisabeth Tostrup
  • Subcategory: Architecture
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Artifice Books on Architecture (September 1, 2014)
  • Pages: 192 pages
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The Korsmo House, 1955, is an icon of moder n Scandinavian architecture-an experimental house that has been frequently published in magazines and architecture anthologies

The Korsmo House, 1955, is an icon of moder n Scandinavian architecture-an experimental house that has been frequently published in magazines and architecture anthologies. A few years ago a jury elected the house as one of the ten most significant buildings in Norwegian twentieth century architecture.

PLANETVEIEN 12. Authors: Tostrup, Elisabeth. The Korsmo House, 1955, is an icon of modern Scandinavian architecture-an experimental house that has been frequently published in magazines and architecture anthologies. Number Of Pages: 192. Length: 232mm. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Artifice Books ON Architecture.

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The Korsmo House, 1955, is an icon of modern Scandinavian architecture an experimental house that has been frequently published in magazines and architecture anthologies. Planetveien 12" discusses the location of this architectural icon, the house s many incarnations, the biographies of the architect and the Korsmo couple s visit to America where they met Hugo Weber, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Alexander Calder and, significantly, Ray and Charles Eames. The book also details Korsmo s other projects and his teaching careeer, alongside detailed plans from inception and a full photographic essay about the finished house.

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Her writings include the books Norwegian Wood: The Thoughtful Architecture of Wenche Selmer (2006), and Planetveien 12: The Korsmo House – A Scandinavian Icon (2014)

Her writings include the books Norwegian Wood: The Thoughtful Architecture of Wenche Selmer (2006), and Planetveien 12: The Korsmo House – A Scandinavian Icon (2014). What’s your relationship with iconic houses? Ever since I started my studies in architecture half a century ago, iconic houses have stuck in my memory – not only their image, but especially the in situ experience: their spatial quality, their dimensions, materials and structures, the light, the smells and even the temperatures.

The Korsmo House, 1955, is an icon of moder n Scandinavian architecture-an experimental house that has been frequently published in magazines and architecture anthologies.

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The Korsmo House, 1955, is an icon of moder n Scandinavianarchitecture--an experimental house that has been frequentlypublished in magazines and architecture anthologies. A few yearsago a jury elected the house as one of the ten most significantbuildings in Norwegian twentieth century architecture. Professor KnutHjeltnes says in the Arkitektur-N 5/2012 review that "Planet Road, 12,is one of the most important private houses in Norway, owing both tothe qualities of the house and the significance of the inhabitants inNorwegian post-war culture." The original owner, Grete Prytz Kittelsen(earlier Korsmo) lived in the house until she passed away in 2010.The house is now listed for preservation.Arne Korsmo (1900-1968) was a prominent Norwegian architect,best-known for a large number of functionalist buildings and interiorsmade in the 1930s. Also a renowned exhibition architect and productdesigner, Korsmo was highly-esteemed as a post-war teacher ofarchitecture and interior design. Grete Prytz Korsmo (later Kittelsen,1917-2010) was a goldsmith and pioneering enamel artist, a 'grandlady' of Scandinavian design and a trusted member of the WorldCraft Council. Scandinavian Design is subject to increasing interestworldwide and with it so is the Korsmo House. The Korsmo couplewere the incarnation of post-war Scandinavian design, winning prizesinternationally for product design and exhibition architecture.Planetveien 12 discusses the location of this architectural icon, thehouse's many incarnations, the biographies of the architect andthe Korsmo couple's visit to America where they met Hugo Weber,Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Alexander Calder and,significantly, Ray and Charles Eames. The book also details Korsmo'sother projects and his teaching careeer, alongside detailed plansfrom inception and a full photographic essay about the finishedhouse. The author, Elisabeth Tostrup, is an architect and professorat the Oslo School of Architecture; previous publications includeNorwegian Wood: the Thoughtful Architecture of Wenche Selmer,2006, and Architecture and Rhetoric: Text and Design in ArchitecturalCompetitions, 1999.

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