Room 606: The SAS House and the Work of Arne Jacobsen

By Michael Sheridan
This text reconstructs a building that no longer exists, in order to rediscover a lost world of beauty and sensation and gain a new insight into the work of Danish architect Arne Jacobsen. That building is the SAS House, a luxury hotel and airline terminal completed in Copenhagen in 1960. Designed for the Scandinavian Airlines System at the dawn of the jet age, the SAS House was Jacobsen's masterpiece, a cumulative work that condensed the architectural strategies and formal devices of a lifetime into a single example of total design.




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Publisher Phaidon Press
Publish date 05/01/2003
Pages 272
ISBN-13 9780714842899
Language English