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Arthur Andersson on Timeless Materials & Building "Ruins"

01:00 - 18 June, 2014
Tower House . Image © Art Gray
Tower House . Image © Art Gray

Material Minds, presented by ArchDaily Materials, is our new series of short interviews with architects, designers, scientists, and others who use architectural  in innovative ways. Enjoy!

Arthur Andersson of Andersson-Wise Architects wants to build ruins. He wants things to be timeless - to look good now and 2000 years from now. He wants buildings to fit within a place and time. To do that he has a various set of philosophies, processes and some great influences. Read our full in-depth interview with Mr. Andersson, another revolutionary "Material Mind," after the break. 

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Pålsbu Hydro Power Station / Manthey Kula Architects

01:00 - 18 June, 2014
Pålsbu Hydro Power Station / Manthey Kula Architects, Courtesy of Manthey Kula Architects
Courtesy of Manthey Kula Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    Buskerud, Norway
  • Design Team

    Per Tamsen, Beate Hølmebakk
  • Area

    330.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Manthey Kula Architects

Courtesy of Manthey Kula Architects Courtesy of Manthey Kula Architects Courtesy of Manthey Kula Architects Courtesy of Manthey Kula Architects +13

Sverre Fehn’s Drawings for Venice's Nordic Pavilion To Be Exhibited in Oslo

00:00 - 16 June, 2014
© Ferruzzi
© Ferruzzi

Norwegian architect and Pritzker Laureate Sverre Fehn’s original drawings for the Nordic Pavilion in Venice are to be presented alongside Ferruzzi’s monochromatic photographs of the building in an exhibition at the National Museum of Architecture in Oslo. Venice: Fehn’s Nordic Pavilion documents the incredible task undertaken by Fehn who, at the age of thirty-four, won the competition to design the pavilion and subsequently won international acclaim when the building was completed in 1962.

The Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale. Image © James Taylor-Foster The Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale. Image © James Taylor-Foster The Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale. Image © James Taylor-Foster The Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale. Image © James Taylor-Foster +8

"Forms of Freedom: African Independence and Nordic Models" - The Nordic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2014

00:00 - 15 June, 2014
"Forms of Freedom: African Independence and Nordic Models" - The Nordic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2014, © Nico Saieh
© Nico Saieh

From the Curators. The exhibition at the Nordic Pavilion has been titled FORMS OF FREEDOM: African Independence and Nordic Models. The exhibition explores and documents how modern Nordic architecture was an integral part of Nordic aid to East Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. The resulting architecture is of a scope and quality that has not previously been comprehensively studied or exhibited.

© Nico Saieh © Nico Saieh © Nico Saieh © Nico Saieh +21

AD Interviews: Andreas G. Gjertsen / TYIN tegnestue

01:00 - 12 May, 2014

A young, cooperative architecture practice based in Trondheim, Norway and founded in 2008 by Andreas G. Gjertsen and Yashar Hanstad, TYIN tegnestue has already built in Thailand, Myanmar, Haiti, Uganda and their native Norway. Though the partners are relatively young, the quality of their designs has earned them the important distinction of being recognized for The European Prize for Architecture (joining the ranks of GRAFT, BIG and Marco Casagrande).  And their projects have been pretty popular with ArchDaily’s readers, too.

Barnetraakk / TYIN Tegnestue + Rintala Eggertsson Architects

01:00 - 8 May, 2014
Barnetraakk / TYIN Tegnestue + Rintala Eggertsson Architects, © Pasi Aalto
© Pasi Aalto
  • Architects

  • Location

    Oppland, Norway
  • Built by

    Rintala Eggertsson Architects, TYIN Tegnestue
  • Planning Team

    Yashar Hanstad, Andreas G. Gjertsen, Sami Rintala, Dagur Eggertsson, Vibeke Jenssen and children at the Trintom Elementary School
  • Area

    20.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto +34

BoxHome / Rintala Eggertsson Architects

01:00 - 6 May, 2014
Courtesy of Rintala Eggertsson Architects
Courtesy of Rintala Eggertsson Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    Oslo, Norway
  • Work Group

    Sami Rintala, Dagur Eggertson, John Roger Holte, Julian Fors
  • Area

    19.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Rintala Eggertsson Architects, Ivan Brodey

© Ivan Brodey Courtesy of Rintala Eggertsson Architects © Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey +17

TRD Heinemann / TYIN Tegnestue

01:00 - 5 May, 2014
TRD Heinemann / TYIN Tegnestue, ©  Pasi Aalto
© Pasi Aalto
  • Architects

  • Location

    Trondheim Airport, Værnes (TRD), 7500 Stjordal, Norway
  • Area

    62.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

©  Pasi Aalto ©  Pasi Aalto ©  Pasi Aalto ©  Pasi Aalto +22

Lyset paa Lista / TYIN Tegnestue

01:00 - 2 May, 2014
Lyset paa Lista / TYIN Tegnestue, © Pasi Aalto
© Pasi Aalto

© Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto +40

Arne Garborgsvei 18 / TYIN Tegnestue

01:00 - 29 April, 2014
Arne Garborgsvei 18 / TYIN Tegnestue, © Pasi Aalto
© Pasi Aalto

© Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto © Pasi Aalto +17

Communication Linge Ferry Terminal / Knut Hjeltnes

01:00 - 24 April, 2014
© Jiri Havran
© Jiri Havran

© Jiri Havran © Jiri Havran © Jiri Havran © Jiri Havran +10

Twins' House / JVA

01:00 - 12 April, 2014
© Jonas Adolfsen
© Jonas Adolfsen
  • Architects

  • Location

    Oslo, Norway
  • Primary Architects

    Einar Jarmund, Håkon Vigsnæs, Alessandra Kosberg, Nikolaj Zamecznik, Lars Hamran, Tuva Salomonsen Hansen
  • Area

    370.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen +11

The Aluminum Cabin / JVA

01:00 - 9 April, 2014
The Aluminum Cabin / JVA, © Nils Petter Dale
© Nils Petter Dale
  • Architects

  • Location

    Vestfold, Norway
  • Primary Architects

    Einar Jarmund, Håkon Vigsnæs,Alessandra Kosberg, Ane Sønderaal Tolfsen
  • Area

    90.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Nils Petter Dale © Nils Petter Dale © Nils Petter Dale © Nils Petter Dale +29

Vega Cottage / Kolman Boye Architects

01:00 - 4 April, 2014
Vega Cottage / Kolman Boye Architects, © Lindman Photography
© Lindman Photography

© Lindman Photography © Lindman Photography © Lindman Photography © Lindman Photography +15

Split House / JVA

01:00 - 3 April, 2014
Split House / JVA, © Nils Petter Dale
© Nils Petter Dale
  • Architects

  • Location

    Asker, Norway
  • Primary Architects

    Einar Jarmund, Håkon Vigsnæs, Alessandra Kosberg, Stian Schjelderup, Claes Cho Heske Ekornås
  • Area

    360.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Nils Petter Dale © Nils Petter Dale © Nils Petter Dale © Nils Petter Dale +23

Summer house Grøgaard and Slaattelid / Knut Hjeltnes

01:00 - 2 April, 2014
Summer house Grøgaard and Slaattelid / Knut Hjeltnes, Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes
Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes

Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes +20

House Sømme / Knut Hjeltnes

01:00 - 30 March, 2014
House Sømme  / Knut Hjeltnes, Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes
Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes

Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes +25

House Engan / Knut Hjeltnes

01:00 - 27 March, 2014
House Engan  / Knut Hjeltnes, Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes
Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes

Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes +17