By Todd Saunders

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ISBN: 3034608187
EAN: 9783034608183
ASIN: 3034608187
Publisher: Birkhaeuser
Publication Date: 2012-12-01
Number of Pages: 224
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Todd Saunders (*1969) is without doubt one of the most vital younger modern Canadian architects operating the world over. His structure, easy but robust, accommodates parts of his country's architectural id - together with using wooden and punctiliously picked Modernist affects - bringing it while into the twenty first century with first-class execution, rigorously selected fabrics and a hands-on procedure. Saunders (he lives and works in Bergen, Norway) has effectively finished paintings in either Canada, Norway, and Finland, growing structure with a robust experience of northern id, someone method that's educated via the strongness of ordinary panorama. crucial tasks: Aurland Lookout, lengthy Studio, Fogo Island, Tower Studio, Fogo Island, Squish Studio, Fogo Island and Villa G. the 1st reference monograph on a amazing younger architect operating in Scandinavia and Canada. The monograph presents attention-grabbing unpublished files, curated via Jonathan Bell (Architecture Editor, Wallpaper* journal) and Ellie Stathaki (Deputy structure Editor, Wallpaper* journal) in addition to 3 interviews through Olaf Gipser, Zita Cobb, and Brian MacKay-Lyons. The art of the booklet is via the foreign well known photograph clothier Henrik Nygren.

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37 NewfoundLand has a different, very rough kind of beauty. The Landscape appears harsh, but it is also fragile. Architecture has to sit lightly on The land, yet also become a part of it. A “flake,” or traditional fish drying rack, a remnant of the vernacular infrastructure of€the island’s fishing industry. 41 43 Sheep and other livestock are an essential part of the island's cultural landscape. The Studios Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada The Fogo Island Arts Corporation is a contemporary arts experiment, incorporating culture, sustainable tourism, and social enterprise that would take a leading role in the area’s regeneration.

The project involves six studios, all clad in local timber and constructed by local builders and craftsmen, that host artists from all over the globe. The artists work near the island’s communities, in the studios, over several-months-long residencies. Used all year round, the studios offer their residents a unique experience of the range of climatic transitions and seasonal changes on the island. Placed in remote locations on Fogo Island, the studios are complemented by the artists’ residences, which were created by restoring a number of traditional Newfoundland saltbox-type homes in nearby island€communities.

41 43 Sheep and other livestock are an essential part of the island's cultural landscape. The Studios Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada The Fogo Island Arts Corporation is a contemporary arts experiment, incorporating culture, sustainable tourism, and social enterprise that would take a leading role in the area’s regeneration. The project involves six studios, all clad in local timber and constructed by local builders and craftsmen, that host artists from all over the globe. The artists work near the island’s communities, in the studios, over several-months-long residencies.

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