Nordic Light: Interpretations in Architecture

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Nordic Light is a 240-pages book with a wide array of lighting projects in nordic architecture as well as essays about light in late 19th century art form. The book contains architects and comtemporary artists such as Snøhetta, Olafur Eliasson, Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects and Henning Larsen Architects. The graphic elements presented in the book is an interpretation between northern lights and architectural sketching.

001 Introduction / Petter N. Haug
003 Essay writers
005 On the cultural history of Nordic light and lighting / Jan Garnert

013 In the lighthouse / Per Olaf Fjeld
023 The ambience of Nordic Light / Juhani Pallasma
033 The editor’s reflections / Natalia Sørensen

035 Culture buildings
057 Infrastructure
077 Service and commercial

117 Public realm
149 Private houses
183 Installations
199 Façades

231 Afterword / John C. Ellies
233 Image Credits
234 Bibliography and source

Publisher: Nordlys – Nordic Lighting Organisations
Language: English
Pages: 236 
ISBN-10: 8299799449
ISBN-13: 978-8299799447

Cite: Hernandez, Diego. "Nordic Light: Interpretations in Architecture" 02 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 May 2015. <>