They brand their cities as the Jorn Utzon
opera house does Sydney, but they allude to no cultures of the past and to no spiritual tradition.
Un ejemplo importante de esta serie es la casa que Jorn Utzon
(m) construye para si mismo en Hellebaek, el ano 1951.
The Sydney Opera House (designed by architect Jorn Utzon
of Denmark; completed in 1973).
Klee * Charles Eames * Wassily Kandinsky * Jorn Utzon
* Daum * George
In his 1995 text, Sydney Opera House: Jorn Utzon
, Robert Drew suggests that it was the context of Australia in the 1950s that enabled the Opera House to be built, that the Sydney Opera House was emblematic of the "post-war longing for change--a naive reaching out for culture without quite understanding what was involved.
Nosotros lo unico que queriamos evitar fue esa tremenda tragedia que es historica y muy conocida por el mundo de la arquitectura de lo que sucedio con la opera de Sidney, en Australia, cuando en 1957 la gano un arquitecto muy joven, el danes Jorn Utzon
(Pritzker 2003) e hizo esta maravillosa obra hoy considerada con el Guggenheim Bilbao entre las grandes obras del siglo pasado.
It took almost 15 years to complete, cost $102 million and caused its stressed-out architect, Dane Jorn Utzon
, to resign midway through the project.
At $500,000, Christy pauses to consider the question "In 1957, Jorn Utzon
won an international competition to design what architectural landmark?
Not everyone is enamoured with the opera house, designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon
- Germaine Greer describes it as covered in ''clunky ceramic tiles'' and the interior ''makes a nonsense of the black-opal seascape outside'', but few would argue that it is one of the world's most instantly recognisable buildings.
Designed by renowned Danish architect Jorn Utzon
10 years before its completion, the architect who brought us the Sydney Opera House made the Kuwaiti parliament building to resemble an old hospitable Arabian kiosk.
, who has died aged 90, was almost the last of the giants of the north whose sensibility was largely formed in the 1930s, when Scandinavian idealism shone bright against the dark clouds of the great depression further south.
During those years, the Danish architect Jorn Utzon
fell out with the government over his design ideas and costings and he quit before the project was completed.