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No. 4 2009Theme: Architecture for our time


Modernity without modernism

In contrast to an antiquated modernism that clings to large-scale construction, classic town plans have been created that take into account local conditions and traditions.

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Inhumane Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier has had a significant influence on 20th century architecture, especially in Sweden. However, Theodore Dalrymple argues that he belongs more to criminal history than to architectural history.

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Skyscrapers break down social ties

One cannot ignore the link between the riots in French suburbs and the modernists who want to develop satellite cities with monolithic skyscrapers instead of neighbourhoods that are traditionally built and socially mixed.

Taste reflects an entire world view

Many dismiss design and architecture as something trivial. But in actuality our taste in these fields says something important about our personality.

NR 4 2009

Axess Magasin

Är en tidskrift inom området humaniora/samhällsvetenskap och utges av Axess Publishing AB. Tidskriftens målsättning är att fungera som en knutpunkt mellan den akademiska och den publicistiska sfären.


Chefredaktör: PJ Anders Linder
Redaktörer: David Andersson, Mats Wiklund, Jan Söderqvist.
Redaktionssekreterare: Katarina O’Nils Franke
Redaktionsråd: Peter Elmlund, Thomas Gür, Peter Luthersson, Nathan Shachar, Louise Belfrage
Ansvarig utgivare: Peter Elmlund


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