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hans chr. hansen, architect: ringbo nursing home, bagsværd, copenhagen 1961-1963. communal space | by seier+seier
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hans chr. hansen, architect: ringbo nursing home, bagsværd, copenhagen 1961-1963. communal space

ringbo nursing home, bagsværd, copenhagen 1961-1963.

architect: hans christian hansen, 1901-1978, working for the copenhagen municipal architects department under f.c.lund (1896-1984).


interior of communal building seen from the stage.


the hans chr. hansen set.




the comments I have added to some of my photos can be read together as a kind of mangled, yet surprisingly brief essay on hansen:


01. introduction, amager 1966.

02. the engineer as ideal, hansen's pre-war architecture, sundholm 1939.

03. the church he didn't build. war and the return to tradition, 1942-1944.

04. following fisker. wartime housing, hulgårds plads 1943.

05. the architect finding himself in kindergarten, skydebanen 1948.

06. developing the restless section. hanssted school 1954.

07. early industrial. nyborggade transformer 1958.

08. the brutalist, bellahøj 1961.

09. perfect self-confidence, ringbo nursing home 1961.

10. perfect idiosyncrasy. ringbo bell tower 1961.

11. the masterpiece, bremerholm 1962.

12. on the fine art of knowing when to be a backdrop. svanemølle 1966.

13. industrialized construction, a first response. svanemølle 1966.

14. concrete charm, bellahøj gas regulator 1967.

15. late irreverence. gasværksvejen school 1969.



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Taken on September 14, 2015