Knud Holscher: Architect And Industrial Designer by Poul Erik TojnerKnud Holscher: Architect And Industrial Designer by Poul Erik Tojner

Knud Holscher: Architect And Industrial Designer

byPoul Erik Tojner, Poul Erik Skriver

Hardcover | November 7, 2000

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Outlines this prominent Danish architect and designer's works.
Poul Erik Tojner is a critic and editor on the weekly newspaper Weekendavisen in Copenhagen. He has studied philosophy and literature at the University of Copenhagen and has written a PhD on Soren Kierkegaard. His main interests as a writer are the visual arts, poetry and philosophy.
Title:Knud Holscher: Architect And Industrial DesignerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:180 pages, 12.1 × 11.4 × 0.88 inPublished:November 7, 2000Publisher:Edition Axel Menges

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ISBN - 10:393069879X

ISBN - 13:9783930698790

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Architect and industrial designer Knud Holscher is well known not only in Denmark, but also in the rest of the world. His buildings include Odense University, the additions to the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, the extension of Kastrup Airport and the National Museum in Bahrain. His most famous work in the field of industrial design is the d-line series of door-handles, and his most recent being the Quinta spotlights for the German company ERCO.Holscher is an outstanding representative of an architectural attitude which was more or less neglected by Deconstructivism and the ruling aestheticism characteristic of the last decades. Thus he still believes that architecture and design are essentially a matter of daily life. His enormous scope ranging from classic tectonic business to the design of everyday things such as lavatories and vacuum jugs indicates his devotion to overall solutions as well as his passionate attention to detail. In this one cannot but recognize the influence of the Danish architect Arne Jacobsen with whom Holscher started his career. For Holsc