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V-Lodge / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

01:00 - 11 February, 2015
V-Lodge / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, © Søren Harder Nielsen
© Søren Harder Nielsen

© RRA © RRA © Søren Harder Nielsen © Søren Harder Nielsen +21

WOTHOUSE / NSW AS

01:00 - 1 February, 2015
WOTHOUSE / NSW AS, © Einar Aslaksen
© Einar Aslaksen

© Einar Aslaksen © Einar Aslaksen © Einar Aslaksen © Einar Aslaksen +20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Oslo, Norway
  • Design Team

    Gudmund Stenseth, Tore Schjetlein, Tiffany Otis, Luis Santos
  • Project Manager

    Gudmund Stenseth
  • Area

    248.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Pulp Press at Kistefos / A2 Architects

01:00 - 27 January, 2015
Pulp Press at Kistefos / A2 Architects, © Jiru Havran
© Jiru Havran

© Jiru Havran © Jiru Havran © Jiru Havran © Jiru Havran +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Jevnaker, Norway
  • Architect in Charge

    Peter Carroll, Caomhan Murphy, Joan McElligott, David McInerney
  • Technical Design

    Jakob Ilera, INSEQ
  • Area

    100.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Snøhetta's Illustrated Travel Guide for Oslo

00:00 - 8 January, 2015
Snøhetta's Illustrated Travel Guide for Oslo, Illustration by Jorunn Sannes via Vogue.com
Illustration by Jorunn Sannes via Vogue.com

Sleek, contemporary, and unapologetically eclectic, the work of Norwegian firm Snøhetta is as diverse as it is synonymous with modern Scandinavian design. Spanning everything from architecture and master planning to installation art and product and packaging design, Snøhetta's projects are characterized by the marriage of efficiency, quirky charm, and an eye for beauty. Offering a broad selection of suggestions for visitors to Oslo, Snøhetta's guide to the nation's capital is no different. Reflecting the favorite attractions of architects, artists, and brand designers from within the firm, the guide includes a windowless barjazz-punk band, and the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, even encompassing the work of Oslo-based design contemporary, Element Arkitekter, in Lærernes hus. Read the rest of the seven travel selections here.

Stormen / DRDH Architects

01:00 - 27 December, 2014
Stormen / DRDH Architects, © David Grandorge
© David Grandorge

© David Grandorge © David Grandorge © David Grandorge © David Grandorge +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Bodø, Norway
  • Directors

    Daniel Rosbottom, David Howarth
  • Project team leader

    Jillian Jones
  • Design team Concert Hall

    Ewan Stone (project architect), Patrick Haymann (project architect Main Hall), Mayuko Kanasugi, Jacob Sjöblom, Phoung Pham, Jef Driesen
  • Design team Library

    Richard Marks (project architect), Paolo Scianna, Victoria Jessen Pike, Cecilia Sjöholm
  • Competition

    Matthew Phillips, Jonathon Connolly, David de la Mare, Kristin Nilsen
  • Area

    17500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

BIG, MVRDV and Snøhetta Among 6 Shortlisted for Oslo Goverment Quarter

00:00 - 16 December, 2014
BIG, MVRDV and Snøhetta Among 6 Shortlisted for Oslo Goverment Quarter, Oslo Opera House / Snøhetta. Image © CC Flickr User Howard Ignatius
Oslo Opera House / Snøhetta. Image © CC Flickr User Howard Ignatius

Statsbygg has shortlisted six teams to develop proposals for a new government quarter in Oslo. Selected from 24 submissions, the chosen teams will now have until March 2015 to prepare their ideas. The unconventional competition, which requires the inclusion of students from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, will not culminate with a single winner. Rather, ideas from all the shortlisted proposals will be extracted and used in an eventual masterplan. 

The six shortlisted teams are…

Cabin Norderhov / Atelier Oslo

01:00 - 15 December, 2014
Cabin Norderhov / Atelier Oslo, © Lars Petter Pettersen
© Lars Petter Pettersen

© Lars Petter Pettersen © Lars Petter Pettersen © Lars Petter Pettersen © Lars Petter Pettersen +30

  • Architects

  • Location

    Norderhov, Norway
  • Design Team

    Nils Ole Bae Brandtzæg, Thomas Liu, Marius Mowe, Jonas Norsted, Juan Ruiz, Bosheng Gan, Sveinn Thorarinsson, Emmanuel Ferm
  • Area

    80.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Lars Petter Pettersen, Courtesy of Atelier Oslo, Jonas Adolfsen

Curatorial Team Announced For The 2016 Oslo Triennale

00:00 - 10 December, 2014
OAT 2016 Winning Proposal. Image © After Belonging Agency
OAT 2016 Winning Proposal. Image © After Belonging Agency

The After Belonging Agency (ABA) have been announced as the curatorial team for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale for their proposal In-Residence, On Residence, and the Ways We Stay In-Transit.

Established in 2000, the 2016 Triennale will be the sixth of its kind. Following an open call for curators in September of this year, the Triennale invited four teams to interview: Rotterdam based Crimson Architectural Historians, London based Justin McGuirk, Canadian curator Dan Handel, and a team of five Spanish architects hailing from New York known as the After Belonging Agency. Lluis Alexandre Casanovas Blanco, Ignacio González Galán, Carlos Minguez Carrasco, Alejandra Navarrete Llopis, and Marina Otero Verzier's proposal was chosen unanimously by a jury which included Hege Maria ErikssonNina Berre, and Gro Bonesmo (among others).

Community Church Knarvik / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

01:00 - 8 December, 2014
Community Church Knarvik / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, © Hundven-Clements Photography
© Hundven-Clements Photography

© Hundven-Clements Photography © Hundven-Clements Photography © Hundven-Clements Photography © Hundven-Clements Photography +39

Professionals Roar in Norway: Unique Architecture Under Threat from Government

01:00 - 5 December, 2014
Professionals Roar in Norway: Unique Architecture Under Threat from Government, The Y-block with "The Fishermen". Image © Trond Isaksen / Statsbygg
The Y-block with "The Fishermen". Image © Trond Isaksen / Statsbygg

Architecture institutions and architects are outraged by the Norwegian Government plans to demolish a unique part of Norwegian and international architectural history. Called the Y-block for its Y-shaped plan, the building in the Government Quarter in the centre of the Norwegian capital of Oslo was designed by the Norwegian architect and pioneer inventor Erling Viksjø in the 1950s together with the “H-block” or Highrise (1959) and was completed in 1969. The building is internationally well known for the extraordinary craftsmanship of its sandblasted concrete and the famous Pablo Picasso murals, “The Fishermen” and “The Seagull”.

The Y-block in Oslo, exterior. Foundation and facade. Image © Einar Bjarki Malmquist The skylight in the stairway. Daylight falling as a wall-washer along the colorful riverbed stones revealed on the surface of the wall. Image © Trond Isaksen / Statsbygg From the Y-block. "The Seagull" a mural by Pablo Picasso. Image © Trond Isaksen / Statsbygg The Y-block in Oslo. Detail of exterior with Picasso's "The Fishermen", sandblast by sculptor Carl Nesjar. Image © Einar Bjarki Malmquist +12

Woody15 / Marianne Borge

01:00 - 1 December, 2014
Woody15  / Marianne Borge, © Jonas Adolfsen
© Jonas Adolfsen

© Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen +26

Creativity within Clear Frames / White arkitekter

01:00 - 19 November, 2014
Creativity within Clear Frames / White arkitekter, © Ivan Brodey
© Ivan Brodey

© Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey +26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Oslo, Norway
  • Design Team

    Thomas Landenberg, Karin Jakobsson, Karin Sjödin, Jeroen Matthijssen, Lars Zackrisson, Christian Wahlström, Lena Osvalds, Mikaela Åström Forsgren, Daniel Hultman
  • Area

    7200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Gregers Grams Houses / R21 Arkitekter

01:00 - 12 November, 2014
Gregers Grams Houses / R21 Arkitekter, © Henrik Beck Kæmpe
© Henrik Beck Kæmpe

© Henrik Beck Kæmpe © Henrik Beck Kæmpe © Henrik Beck Kæmpe © Henrik Beck Kæmpe +17

Cabin Ryfylke / Pir II Oslo + Resell Arkitektur

01:00 - 9 November, 2014
Cabin Ryfylke / Pir II Oslo  + Resell Arkitektur, © Olav Resell
© Olav Resell

© Olav Resell © Olav Resell © Olav Resell © Olav Resell +21

Vino Veritas Oslo / Masquespacio

01:00 - 1 November, 2014
Vino Veritas Oslo  / Masquespacio, © Carlos Huecas
© Carlos Huecas

© David Rodríguez © Carlos Huecas © David Rodríguez © Carlos Huecas +15

Micro Cluster Cabins / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

01:00 - 20 October, 2014
Micro Cluster Cabins / Reiulf  Ramstad Arkitekter, © Lars Petter Pettersen
© Lars Petter Pettersen

© Lars Petter Pettersen © Lars Petter Pettersen © Lars Petter Pettersen © Lars Petter Pettersen +24

Scandinavian Design Group and Ctrl+N Create an Undulating Interactive Installation for Lundin Norway

00:00 - 18 October, 2014

Waves of golden light appear to shimmer and float from the ceiling in “Breaking the Surface” a new interactive installation from Scandinavian Design Groupctrl+n, Abida, Pivot Product Design and Intek. The kinetic sculpture is composed of an array of acrylic plastic tubes extending through the floor of a two-story mechanized matrix, gracefully moving above and below the surface to evoke abstract images of the undersea geography. Read more about the interactive installation after the break.

Snøhetta Designs New Banknotes for Norway

00:00 - 8 October, 2014
Snøhetta Designs New Banknotes for Norway , Courtesy of Snøhetta
Courtesy of Snøhetta

Snøhetta’s pixilated concept for the Norwegian banknote has been selected by the Central Bank of Norway to serve as the “foundation” for the backside of the new kroner notes. This news, announced yesterday in Oslo, also confirmed that the notes’ front will be based off The Metric System’s more “traditional” design featuring a images of sailing vessels.

Both Snøhetta and The Metric System were among seven designers invited to submit ideas under the nautical theme “The Sea,” in which Snøhetta chose to commemorate Norway’s coastal landmarks with a “visual language” of brightly colored, cubical patterns. 

More on Snøhetta’s winning concept, after the break.