The journal SKALA
The architectural journal SKALA was published 30 times in all.
The first issue was published in April 1985 and the last came out
in 1994. The journal was edited by Kjeld Vindum, Flemming Frost and
Henning Larsen. The editorial team in Aarhus included Kirsten Birch
and Svein Tønsager. The publication was funded by Henning
A lot of work was put into the content and the layout of SKALA.
Issue no. 25 was an anniversary edition and a beautiful big
magazine with a silver laminated cover. Among other things, it
featured an article about one of Henning Larsen's own
The issues on Le Corbusier are some of my
favourites. I truly appreciate him both as a thinker, a painter and
a designer. He was a great architect,' Henning Larsen says. 'It was
a very impressive edition. SKALA kept getting better and more
elegant over time.'
The journal was not only concerned with architecture. Other
allied art forms were also discussed, including sculpturing,
painting, graphics, films and photography. In addition to Le
Corbusier, the anniversary edition also featured interviews with
the young architects, Martin Bühler and Daniel Studer, articles
about the painter, Eric Fischl, the architectural theorist Alberto
Pérez-Gómez and the sculptor Johan Törnström's figureheads.