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Utzon’s Universe – new book

Utzon’s Universe is a new architecture book for children.

Author of the book is My Little Architect – aka Julie Dufour and Malene Abildgaard.

Utzon’s Universe lets you explore the world of architecture, using both your hands and your mind, with Jørn Utzon as your guide.

Based on sixteen of Utzon’s projects My Little Architect present his work and his sources of inspiration while also introducing the vocabulary and tools of architecture. Each chapter contains simple directions for building and drawing exercises which children can carry out, either on their own or together with their parents, to discover more about Utzon’s universe.

Utzon’s Universe is a creative approach to architectural education for both children and adults. It is richly illustrated with images from Utzon’s own archive and new photographs.


Authors Malene Abildgaard og Julie Dufour
Publisher Strandberg Publishing
Graphical design Trefold v/Nethe Ellinge Nielsen
Released November 2017 in both Danish and English


Photo Jens Hemmel