A Pavilion in the Danish forest by Vilhelm Wohlert; Tradition and Modernity.

García Sánchez, Carmen (2017). A Pavilion in the Danish forest by Vilhelm Wohlert; Tradition and Modernity.. "GE Conservation Journal", v. 1 (n. 11); pp. 95-101. ISSN 1989-8568.

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Title: A Pavilion in the Danish forest by Vilhelm Wohlert; Tradition and Modernity.
Author/s:
  • García Sánchez, Carmen
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: GE Conservation Journal
Date: 4 July 2017
ISSN: 1989-8568
Volume: 1
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: Vilhelm Wohlert; Danish Tradition; Japanese Tradition; Nature; Material; Vernacular; Diseño Arquitectónico; Edificios; Historia de la Arquitectura, Dinamarca, Denmark, Eva Koppel, Nils Koppel, Vilhelm Wohlert; Vivienda, Housing; Naturaleza; Nature; Nórdico; Nordic; Tradición; Tradition; Dwelling; Habitar; Architectural Design; Danish Design; Danish Architecture; Architectural History; Modern Architecture; Europe; Europa; Doctoral Thesis; Building; Tradition; Nordic Architecture; Material; Research; Investigacion; Tradición danesa; Tradición japonesa; material; vernáculo; Sustainabiliy; Sostenibilidad;
Faculty: E.T.S. Arquitectura (UPM)
Department: Proyectos Arquitectónicos
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

Danish architect Vilhelm Wohlert (1920-2007), after a stay as a visiting lecturer at Berkeley University, designs his first building. Created in a period of a flourishing architecture, it achieves a balance between Danish tradition and modernity, where international references -namely American architecture and Japanese tradition- are significant. Its ability to fit into the circumstances, sets a model for the buildings of the future. There is a dialogue with the surrounding nature, her careful observation; establishing a great connection, where the Danish attitude towards her is not a domination. The architect knows the material and uses it in harmony with its essence. The study suggests that the vernacular may be a process that evolves and transforms over time involving a significant level of modernity, and that a look at it could be an answer to prevent the loss the identity of architecture. El arquitecto danés Vilhelm Wohlert (1920-2007), tras una estancia como profesor invitado en la Universidad de Berkeley, proyecta su primer edificio. Construido en un periodo de florecimiento arquitectónico, logra el equilibrio entre la tradición danesa y la modernidad, donde las referencias internacionales - la arquitectura americana y tradición japonesa - serán trascendentales. Su capacidad para adaptarse a las circunstancias, lo convierte en un modelo para los edificios del futuro. Hay un diálogo con la naturaleza circundante, su atenta observación; estableciéndose una gran conexión, donde la actitud danesa hacia ella no es de dominación. El arquitecto conoce el material y lo utiliza en armonía con su esencia. El estudio sugiere que lo vernáculo puede ser un proceso que evoluciona y se transforma con el tiempo, implicando un nivel significativo de modernidad, y que una mirada a ello puede ser una respuesta para prevenir la pérdida de identidad de la arquitectura.

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Item ID: 45889
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/45889/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:45889
Official URL: https://ge-iic.com/ojs/index.php/revista/article/view/458/797
Deposited by: Srta. Carmen García Sánchez
Deposited on: 08 Jan 2018 08:18
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 10:48
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