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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 across the world. His structure, easy but strong, accommodates parts of his country's architectural id - together with using wooden and thoroughly picked Modernist affects - bringing it even as into the twenty first century with first-class execution, conscientiously selected fabrics and a hands-on process. Saunders (he lives and works in Bergen, Norway) has effectively completed paintings in either Canada, Norway, and Finland, growing structure with a robust feel of northern identification, anyone strategy that's trained by means of the strongness of traditional panorama. an important tasks: Aurland Lookout, lengthy Studio, Fogo Island, Tower Studio, Fogo Island, Squish Studio, Fogo Island and Villa G. the 1st reference monograph on a impressive younger architect operating in Scandinavia and Canada. The monograph offers fascinating unpublished records, curated via Jonathan Bell (Architecture Editor, Wallpaper* journal) and Ellie Stathaki (Deputy structure Editor, Wallpaper* journal) in addition to 3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 paintings of the publication is by way of the foreign popular picture dressmaker Henrik Nygren.

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Spring can be enjoyed on the covered front porch areas, while the open central courtyard is for summer use. The fully enclosed and protected main body of the structure provides shelter in winter and autumn. Internally, provisions were made for a kitchen, resting, and bathroom facilities, as well as the necessary workspace to accommodate art activities. The strategically framed views highlight the link between the clean white wooden interiors and the surrounding nature, at the same time effortlessly enhancing the interior’s natural light.

Some structures stand on tall pillars, some project toward the seawater, while others reach high up toward the sky. Saunders explains: “It feels like doing contemporary architecture but based on what’s been there before. ” Of the total of six studios planned, four were completed by late 2011, with two more being built within the following year. ’ They look strange but on a closer inspection they are in fact built with very familiar methods,” the architect says. The Fogo Island Arts Corporation program kicked off in the summer of 2010.

The fully enclosed and protected main body of the structure provides shelter in winter and autumn. Internally, provisions were made for a kitchen, resting, and bathroom facilities, as well as the necessary workspace to accommodate art activities. The strategically framed views highlight the link between the clean white wooden interiors and the surrounding nature, at the same time effortlessly enhancing the interior’s natural light. Carefully placed openings, such as skylights, still allow for generous floor and wall space in the atelier.

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