White Green: Ten Projects In The Great Outdoors By White Arkitekter
di Mark Isitt
White arkitekter AB, is Scandinavia’s leading architectural practice and among the ten largest in Europe. Founded in 1951 the employee-owned company is a leader in sustainability and environmental issues. The projects selected for the book reflect a radical shift in architectural method – pointing out how construction is affected and altered by stringent ecological demands and the natural context. Filled with plans and photographs of the buildings and their natural surroundings, this is an essential title for those interested in sustainable architecture.
CONTENTS: Introduction - Naturum Fulufjäl, Sweden Visitor Centre - Naturum Hogakusten, (High Coast) Sweden Visitor Centre - Danish Crown Jewels, Denmark Identity Program - Naturum Kosterhavet, Sweden Visitor Centre - King's Meadow Barn (Kungsladan), Sweden Restored barn - Naturum Vänerskärgården, Sweden Victoria House, Visitor Centre - Kastrup Søbad, Denmark Bathing platform - Southend on Sea pier, England Pleasure Pier refurbishment - Naturum Store Mosse, Sweden Visitor Centre - Rede I vassen, Kristianstad, Sweden Visitor Centre
* > Mark Isitt is a freelance writer and journatist based in Sweden, specialising in Nordic architecture and design. For many years he was Editor in Chief of 'Forum AID Magazine', a quarterly review of Nordic architecture, interior design and design.