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Posthuset blir hotell En studie av Centralposthuset i Göteborg och dess omvandling


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Title: Posthuset blir hotell En studie av Centralposthuset i Göteborg och dess omvandling
Authors: Corlin, Claes
Issue Date: 28-Sep-2012
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: architecture
hotel
marketing
story-telling
historicism
hyper-real phenomena
Abstract: This essay in Art History treats the former Central Post Office in Gothenburg, Sweden, and its recent transformation into a luxury hotel. The magnificent original building in neo-classical style, inaugurated in 1925, has been supplemented by a twelve stories high tower in postmodern style containing hotel rooms and suites, creating a complex architecture. The approach of this essay is that of “lived architecture”, that is, how people experience and act in relation to the building. It is argued... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/30459
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