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        • Dronningegården and Kay Fisker’s Continuum

        Abstract

        This article addresses the design approach of Danish architect Kay Fisker (1893-1965). Job Floris argues that the work of Fisker involves an unusual attention to continuity. The greatest quality of the architect Fisker, says Floris, is his continuously inquiry-based attitude, which creates a dynamic balance between conventions and a changing era: his is a vocabulary that is always held up to the light and adjusted, and never fixed and constricted. Fisker emphasises that: ‘The architecture of the past should be studied as the classical scholar studies Latin: not in order to speak the language but to understand its structure and coherence.’


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        Citation
        Floris, J. (2014). Dronningegården and Kay Fisker’s Continuum. Codes and Continuities, OASE, (92), 30–35. Retrieved from https://www.oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/92/DronningegardenandKayFiskersContinuum

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