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Look Inside a Selection of Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish Architecture Offices, Photographed by Marc Goodwin

04:00 - 9 March, 2016
Look Inside a Selection of Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish Architecture Offices, Photographed by Marc Goodwin, Inside the studios of Jägnefält Milton. Image © Marc Goodwin
Inside the studios of Jägnefält Milton. Image © Marc Goodwin

Architectural photographer Marc Goodwin has recently completed "the ultra-marathon of photoshoots:" twenty-eight architectural offices in twenty-eight days, spread across four capital cities – Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Helsinki. His aim was to understand what sort of spaces architects in the Nordic countries operate in, and how they differ between each respective country. From former boathouses to stables and coal deposits, Goodwin has captured some of the most unique working environments the profession has to offer.

Studiopuisto. Image © Marc Goodwin Tham & Videgård. Image © Marc Goodwin Leth & Gori. Image © Marc Goodwin Norrøn. Image © Marc Goodwin +33

Cultural Center Stjørdal / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter + Lusparken Arkitekter + JSTArkitekter

09:00 - 7 March, 2016
Cultural Center Stjørdal / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter + Lusparken Arkitekter + JSTArkitekter, © Søren Harder Nielsen
© Søren Harder Nielsen

© Wensel Prokos © Søren Harder Nielsen via Reiulf Ramstad arkitekter via Reiulf Ramstad arkitekter +36

Kindergarden / SYD Arkitekter

13:00 - 29 February, 2016
Kindergarden / SYD Arkitekter, © Jan Roger Bodin
© Jan Roger Bodin

© Jan Roger Bodin © Jan Roger Bodin © Jan Roger Bodin © Jan Roger Bodin +24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Føynland, Norway
  • Architect in Charge

    Siri Tvedt and Espen Quillfeldt Schulze
  • Project Engineers

    OLAUSSEN AS
  • Area

    1000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Romsdal Folk Museum / Reiulf Ramstad Architects

22:00 - 24 February, 2016
Romsdal Folk Museum / Reiulf Ramstad Architects, © Erik Hattrem, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
© Erik Hattrem, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

© Erik Hattrem, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter © Erik Hattrem, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter © Erik Hattrem, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter © Erik Hattrem, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter +17

Nine Projects to be Highlighted in 'In Therapy', the Nordic Contribution to the 2016 Venice Biennale

04:00 - 19 February, 2016
Nine Projects to be Highlighted in 'In Therapy', the Nordic Contribution to the 2016 Venice Biennale, RRA's National Tourist Route in Trollstigen is among nine selected projects which will be displayed in-depth. Image via RRA
RRA's National Tourist Route in Trollstigen is among nine selected projects which will be displayed in-depth. Image via RRA

The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design (ArkDes) have revealed that In Therapy: Nordic Countries Face to Face—the exhibition for the Nordic Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, curated by David Basulto—will partly comprise "a contemporary survey of Nordic architecture." 300 projects, drawn from over 500 submissions to a recent open call, will be complemented by an in-depth study of nine projects completed post-2008 by practices including Tham & Videgård, Reiulf Ramstad Architects, and Lahdelma & Mahlamäki.

"Just as Sverre Fehn’s pavilion is a crystallisation of Nordic architecture—embodying a precise and fluid articulation of structure, light, and nature—the nine we have chosen to focus in on as particularly representative of the contemporary scene have a similar gravitas and complexity – but with their own distinct identities" says Basulto, who has made the selection alongside James Taylor-Foster, Assistant Curator.

Tree Hotel / Tham & Videgård (Harads, Sweden). Image © Lindman Photography Finnish Nature Centre /Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects (Haltia, Finland). Image © Mika Huisman Puukuokka Housing Block / OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture (Jyväskylä, Finland). Image © Mikko Auerniitty Råå Daycare Center / Dorte Mandrup (Kustgaten, Sweden). Image © Adam Mørk +12

Knapphullet / Lund Hagem

03:00 - 10 February, 2016
Knapphullet  / Lund Hagem, © Kim muller
© Kim muller

© Ivar Kvaal © Ivar Kvaal © Kim muller © Ivar Kvaal +29

Sørli School / Filter Arkitekter

15:00 - 8 February, 2016
Sørli School / Filter Arkitekter, © Nils Petter Dahle
© Nils Petter Dahle

© Nils Petter Dahle © Nils Petter Dahle © Nils Petter Dahle © Nils Petter Dahle +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sørliveien, 1482 Nittedal, Norway
  • Design Team

    Knut Brandsberg-Dahl, Margit Solibakke Klev,Thomas Lærdal, Danko Balog, Per Olav Pedersen
  • Area

    1900.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Lyngholmen / Lund Hagem

02:00 - 8 February, 2016
Lyngholmen / Lund Hagem, Courtesy of Lund Hagem
Courtesy of Lund Hagem

Courtesy of Lund Hagem Courtesy of Lund Hagem Courtesy of Lund Hagem Courtesy of Lund Hagem +23

Exhibition: A Look at the History and Restoration of Mies van der Rohe’s Villa Tugendhat

10:30 - 4 February, 2016
Exhibition: A Look at the History and Restoration of Mies van der Rohe’s Villa Tugendhat

Villa Tugendhat (1928–30) in the Czech Republic is the most well-preserved example of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s early functionalism. It is regarded as one of the world’s most important manifestations of villa architecture and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The building also likely inspired the Norwegian architect Arne Korsmo’s work on Villa Stenersen (1937–39).

Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovation Park / Dark Arkitekter + Arkitektpartner

02:00 - 4 February, 2016
Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovation Park / Dark Arkitekter + Arkitektpartner, © Huffton+Crow
© Huffton+Crow

© Huffton+Crow © Huffton+Crow © Huffton+Crow © Huffton+Crow +10

Lille Arøya / Lund Hagem

05:00 - 3 February, 2016
Lille Arøya / Lund Hagem, Courtesy of Lund Hagem
Courtesy of Lund Hagem

© Alexandre Westberg © Alexandre Westberg © Alexandre Westberg Courtesy of Lund Hagem +21

DNB House / Dark Arkitekter

09:00 - 31 January, 2016
DNB House / Dark Arkitekter, © Olaf Kon
© Olaf Kon

© Jiri Havran © Jiri Havran © Jiri Havran © Jiri Havran +23

Fornebuporten / Dark Arkitekter + Zinc interior architects

13:00 - 29 January, 2016
Fornebuporten / Dark Arkitekter + Zinc interior architects, © Hufton+Crow
© Hufton+Crow

© Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow +20

Five Intervention Strategies for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale Revealed

04:00 - 28 January, 2016
Five Intervention Strategies for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale Revealed, Kirkenes Harbor (2009): one of four 'Intervention Strategy' sites. Image © Mathis Herbert
Kirkenes Harbor (2009): one of four 'Intervention Strategy' sites. Image © Mathis Herbert

Following an international open call for 'Intervention Strategies' which connect and correspond to the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale’s theme—After Belongingfive proposals have been selected to be developed as part of its core program, to be displayed and discussed throughout the course of the event. The jury have been "pleased and impressed by the wide range of proposals, their creativity, seriousness and sometimes also the humor with which [the submissions] approach issues of real gravity, and by the care and hard work that was evident in almost all of them."

'In Therapy' – the Nordic Contribution to the 2016 Venice Biennale

04:00 - 20 January, 2016

The Nordic nations—Finland, Norway and Sweden—have reached a pivotal point in their collective, and individual, architectural identities. The Grandfathers of the universal Nordic style—including the likes of Sverre Fehn, Peter Celsing, Gunnar Asplund, Sigurd Lewerentz, Alvar Aalto, and Eero Saarinen—provided a foundation upon which architects and designers since have both thrived on and been confined by. The Nordic Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale—directed by Alejandro Aravena—will be the moment to probe: to discuss, argue, debate and challenge what Nordic architecture really is and, perhaps more importantly, what it could be in years to come.

We're asking for every practice (and individual) across the world who have built work in Finland, Norway and Sweden in the past eight years to submit their project(s) and be part of the largest survey of contemporary Nordic architecture ever compiled.

Update: the Open Call for In Therapy closed on the 24th January 2016.

Bråtejordet Skole / White Arkitekter

02:00 - 20 January, 2016
Bråtejordet Skole / White Arkitekter, © Ivan Brodey
© Ivan Brodey

© Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey +11

  • Architects

  • Location

    Oslo, Norway
  • Design Team

    Thomas Landenberg (head architect), Karin Jakobsson, Karin Sjödin (head of landscape), Jeroen Matthijssen, Lars Zackrisson, Christian Wahlström, Lena Osvalds, Mikaela Åström Forsgren, Daniel Hultman.
  • Area

    7200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Rick Chen Wins Nature Viewpoint Competition with Vulnerability-Based Design

14:00 - 10 January, 2016
Rick Chen Wins Nature Viewpoint Competition with Vulnerability-Based Design, © Rick Chen
© Rick Chen

Australian architect Rick Chen has been announced as the joint winner of the ReTHINKing Architecture competition, "Viewpoint in Pulpit Rock." Chen's design, called "Fragile," was awarded first prize out of 195 proposals in the competition, which sought a creative take on Preikstolen, a popular natural viewpoint and rest area 600 meters above the Lysefjorden in southwest Norway.

Idunsgate / Haptic Architects

02:00 - 6 January, 2016
Idunsgate / Haptic Architects, © Marcelo Donadussi
© Marcelo Donadussi

© Marcelo Donadussi © Marcelo Donadussi © Marcelo Donadussi © Marcelo Donadussi +42

  • Architects

  • Location

    Oslo, Norway
  • Design Team

    Nikki Butenschøn, Aleksandra Danielak, Peder Skavlan
  • Client

    Gullestad/Skavlan
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs