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Skatt Øst / NSW AS

  • Architects: NSW AS
  • Location: Oslo, Norway
  • Design Team: Tore Schjetlein, Gudmund Stenseth, Morten Hosen, Mirjana Grahovac, Luis Santos, Tormod Slevikmoen, Tomas Løvset, Geir Klefstad
  • Area: 25000.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Einar Aslaksen, Espen Grønli, Courtesy of NSW

© Einar Aslaksen © Einar Aslaksen © Espen Grønli Courtesy of NSW

Courtesy of NSW
Courtesy of NSW

From the architect. Overlooking the fjord the Oslo´s tax authority´s center is located in between Schweigaards street and the railway tracks. The scheme comprises three connected buildings linked by bridges creating a quarter with visual openness. Shops, a center for the public and a auditorium are grouped at ground level, with parking below. The 7 storeys above the ground level, house the tax administration offices.

© Einar Aslaksen
© Einar Aslaksen

The envelope is mainly of perforated aluminum panels to create elevations that vary in appearance and sparkle according to prevailing light conditions and changing viewpoint.

© Einar Aslaksen
© Einar Aslaksen

The fully glazed elevation towards the fjord and the large windows maximize natural light to the work environment and opens the spaces to the surrounding views. The building provides a flexible layout enabling both landscape and cell offices.

© Espen Grønli
© Espen Grønli

Awarded with the City Prize 2009 and nominated to Oslo City´s Prize for Architecture 2010.

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