Hans Scharoun was the most significant German architectural Modernist of the 1920's, re-emerging post-war. As an important exponent of organic architecture, he developed a radicaly new kind of architectural space. This overview of his life explores his theoretical stance in relation to his peers.
Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at Sheffield University. In 1992 he was named Architectural Journalist of the Year for articles published in the Architects' Journal. He is the author of Gunnar Asplund, also published by Phaidon.
'We will not see in our time a better (or more handsome) book on Scharoun than this.' (Professor Colin St John Wilson, Architects' Journal)