Travel Blog: Copenhagen Bagsværd Church by Jorn Utzon

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Recently took the opportunity to visit the Bagsværd church in Copenhagen by Jorn Utzon.  An austere and orthogonal exterior conceals an interior of soft, white concrete curves. Controlling the admission of daylight into the interior was a key concern for Utzon. Natural light is admitted through a clerestorey at the high point of the roof and… Read more »

Corner Green, Blackheath. Eric Lyons and SPAN

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In the immediate aftermath of the Second World War one of Britain’s primary concerns was dealing with an acute housing shortage. The scale of the problem saw the widespread adoption of modernist solutions for high-rise living, often designed and built by Local Authorities. The architectural practice of Eric Lyons undertook a significant amount of housing… Read more »