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Christian Norberg-Schulz (1926—2000) was a Norwegian architect, architectural historian and theorist.

He was born in Oslo. He is the father of singer Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz.

Though Norberg-Schulz had practiced as an architect in his home country, he is well-known internationally both for his books on architectural history (in particular Italian classical architecture, especially the Baroque) and for his writings on theory. His concerns for theory can be characterised by a subtle shift from the analytical and psychological concerns of his earlier writings to the issue of phenomenology of place, being one of the first architectural theorists to bring the thinking of Martin Heidegger to the field.

During 1974 he taught an architecture class at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Architecture Department. In that class he emphasized the difference between Italian sense of space which was very open and public, with the Norwegian sense of space which was more enclosed, behind doors, and private. In the former the sun and heat were primary influence, whereas for the latter, the cold winter played a strong role. He could describe these differences well, as he had homes in both countries, and his wife was from Italy. It was a very influential class for the student architects. Norberg-Schulz at that time was reading from and fascinated by the American transcendentalists. As he was in Massachusetts, he asked to be taken on a winter trip to Walden Pond to see the genious loci of Henry David Thoreau. This writer, one of his students, attests that he thoroughly enjoyed standing on the ice and witnessing the place.

In 1996 he received the Fritt Ord Honorary Award.

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Total Books: 53
Sverre Fehn Opera Completa
2007 - Sverre Fehn Opera Completa (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788837044756
ISBN-10: 8837044755
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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History of World Architecture Baroque Architecture
2003 - History of World Architecture Baroque Architecture (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781904313106
ISBN-10: 1904313108
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Architecture  Presence Language Place
2000 - Architecture Presence Language Place [Skira Library of Architecture] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788881187003
ISBN-10: 8881187000
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Principles of Modern Architecture
2000 - Principles of Modern Architecture (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781901092240
ISBN-10: 1901092240
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Michael Graves Buildings and Projects 1982-1989
Sverre Fehn
1997 - Sverre Fehn (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781885254641
ISBN-10: 1885254644
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Nightlands Nordic Building
1997 - Nightlands Nordic Building (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780262640367
ISBN-10: 0262640368
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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L'Art du lieu
1997 - L'art Du Lieu (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782281190960
ISBN-10: 228119096X
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Nightlands  Nordic Building
1996 - Nightlands Nordic Building (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780262140577
ISBN-10: 0262140578
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Architecture baroque tardive et rococo
1995 - Architecture Baroque Tardive Et Rococo [Histoire de l'architecture] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070150205
ISBN-10: 2070150208
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Meaning In Western Archit
1993 - Meaning in Western Archit (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780847803194
ISBN-10: 0847803198
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Concept of Dwelling
1993 - Concept of Dwelling [Architectural documents] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780847805907
ISBN-10: 0847805905
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Architecture baroque
1992 - Architecture Baroque (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9782070150021
ISBN-10: 207015002X
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Genius Loci
1991 - Genius Loci (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780847802876
ISBN-10: 0847802876
Genres: Engineering & Transportation, Substores
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Architecture
1988 - Architecture [Architectural Documents] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780847808472
ISBN-10: 0847808475
Genres: Arts & Photography, Engineering & Transportation
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New World Architecture
1988 - New World Architecture (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780910413435
ISBN-10: 0910413436
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Modern Norwegian Architecture
1987 - Modern Norwegian Architecture [Scandinavian University Press Publication] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788200076964
ISBN-10: 8200076962
Genre: Engineering & Transportation
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Baroque Architecture
1986 - Baroque Architecture [History of World Architecture] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571146000
ISBN-10: 0571146007
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The Functionalist Arne Korsmo
1986 - The Functionalist Arne Korsmo [Norwegian Architects =] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788200071280
ISBN-10: 8200071286
Genres: Reference, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Ricardo Bofill
1985 - Ricardo Bofill (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780847806010
ISBN-10: 0847806014
Genres: Arts & Photography, Engineering & Transportation
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Late Baroque and Rococo Architecture
1985 - Late Baroque and Rococo Architecture [History of World Architecture] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780847804757
ISBN-10: 0847804755
Genres: Arts & Photography, Engineering & Transportation
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1971 - Existence Space and Architecture [New Concepts of Architecture] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
Systeme Logique De L'architecture [Architecture + recherches - French Edition] (Paperback)
Architektur Des Barock [Weltgeschichte der Architektur - German Edition] (Paperback)
Mellom Jord Og Himmel En Bok Om Steder Og Hus [Tankekors - Norwegian Edition] (Other)
Stedskunst [Norwegian Edition] (Other)
Livio Vacchini [Catbalogos de Arquitectura Contemporbanea =] (Paperback)