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St. Peter's Church, Klippan (2020). Photo: Johan Dehlin

St. Peter's Church, Klippan (2020). Photo: Johan Dehlin

New book on Sigurd Lewerentz

With 700 pages of sketches, photography and analysis, this comprehensive new book is the most detailed study yet of the extraordinary life and work of Sigurd Lewerentz.

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Sigurd Lewerentz outside St Mark's Church. Photo: Pål-Nils Nilsson/Private collection.

Sigurd Lewerentz outside St Mark's Church. Photo: Pål-Nils Nilsson/Private collection.

About Sigurd Lewerentz

Sigurd Lewerentz was born in the north of Sweden, in Bjärtrå, Västernorrland County, on 29 July 1885, the son of Gustaf Adolf and Hedvig Matilda Lewerentz. He initially trained as a mechanical engineer and an architect at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg and followed his education with apprenticeships in Berlin and Munich.

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Sigurd Lewerentz's proposal for a restaurant at Sturegatan, 1930. Illustration: Sigurd Lewerentz/ArkDes.

Sigurd Lewerentz's proposal for a restaurant at Sturegatan, 1930. Illustration: Sigurd Lewerentz/ArkDes.

Colophon

Designed by award-winning graphic designer Malmsten Hellberg, this new book features new photography of all of Lewerentz’s major works by the architect and architectural photographer Johan Dehlin, as well as never-before-seen drawings and plans for buildings, furniture and interiors from Lewerentz’s collection at ArkDes.

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