Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovation Park / Dark Arkitekter + Arkitektpartner

02:00 - 4 February, 2016
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© Huffton+Crow

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DNB House / Dark Arkitekter

09:00 - 31 January, 2016
© Olaf Kon
© Olaf Kon

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

Five Intervention Strategies for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale Revealed

04:00 - 28 January, 2016
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."

Bråtejordet Skole / White Arkitekter

02:00 - 20 January, 2016
© Ivan Brodey
© Ivan Brodey
  • 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

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

Idunsgate / Haptic Architects

02:00 - 6 January, 2016
© Marcelo Donadussi
© Marcelo Donadussi

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Storyline Studios / Studio Vatn + GROMA

05:00 - 4 January, 2016
© Einar Aslaksen
© Einar Aslaksen

Paleet Shopping Center / JVA

02:00 - 19 December, 2015
© Nils Petter Dale
© Nils Petter Dale

© Nils Petter Dale © Einar Aslaksen © Nils Petter Dale © Einar Aslaksen +31

schmidt hammer lassen Wins Competition to Masterplan Skøyen in Central Oslo

12:00 - 8 December, 2015
Subway. Image © schmidt hammer lassen
Subway. Image © schmidt hammer lassen

schmidt hammer lassen architects has won an international competition to masterplan a 87,000-square-meter area of Skøyen in central Oslo, dubbed Eureka Kvarteret. The multi-phased plan aims to unify the area's connection to the Oslo fjord, nearby transportation hubs and its main street, Hoff, while generating a versatile new skyline that compliments its context. 

“We have proposed a framework that builds upon a basic idea about the space between the buildings," explains Senior Partner Kristian Lars Ahlmark.

Exhibition: Architecture in Comic-Strip Form

18:00 - 13 October, 2015
Illustration: Bielke&Yang
Illustration: Bielke&Yang

Colourful fantasy worlds full of speech bubbles and motion lines. Buildings with human characteristics, and invisible architecture. Since the early years of the 20th century, architects have shown an enduring interest in the comic strip as a means to explore their field of activity. What is it about comics that architects find so liberating and interesting?

“Architecture in Comic-Strip Form”, the new autumn exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture in Oslo, examines the relationship between the medium of the comic strip and architecture to reveal an aspect of the architectural discipline that few people are aware of. Many architects use the comic strip as a form of expression – as a kind of counterpart or supplement to digital drawing.

2016 Oslo Triennale Launches International Calls for Intervention Strategies and Associated Projects

08:30 - 24 September, 2015

The 2016 Oslo Triennale – After Belonging: A Triennale In Residence, On Residence and the Ways We Stay in Transit – has launched a call for intervention strategies and associated projects. To be held from September 8- November 27, 2016, the Triennale will look at contemporary population mobility—including an interest in migration, new forms of tourism and refugeesim— with the intention of designing “the objects, spaces and territories for a transforming condition of belonging.” Specifically, it seeks to answer the questions: “How can different agents involved in the built environment address the ways we stay in transit?” And, “how can architects intervene in the reconfiguration of the contemporary residence?"

Ode to Osaka / Manthey Kula

05:00 - 21 August, 2015

Writers' Cottage 2 / JVA

03:00 - 19 August, 2015
© Jonas Adolfsen
© Jonas Adolfsen

© Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen +17

Open Call: 120 HOURS to Reveal Design Challenge on June 15

16:15 - 8 June, 2015
© 120 HOURS
© 120 HOURS

120 HOURS has teamed up with FutureBuilt to host a 5 day-long competition regarding climate-friendly urban development in the Oslo region. Open to all creatives, the competition's challenge will be revealed on Monday, June 15th 2015, at 09.00 (GMT+1). From that moment, entrants will have 120 hours to design and submit their proposal. Third, second and first prize in the contest are respectively 12.500, 25.000 and 50.000 Norwegian Kroner. Read more about the competition and register here

House Linnebo / Schjelderup Trondahl arkitekter

03:00 - 4 June, 2015
© Jonas Adolfsen
© Jonas Adolfsen

© Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen © Jonas Adolfsen +25

MM1 - Exhibition Room For Contemporary Art / Rintala Eggertsson Architects

16:00 - 4 May, 2015
© Are Carlsen
© Are Carlsen

© Are Carlsen © Are Carlsen © Are Carlsen © Are Carlsen +16

6 Proposals Revealed for Oslo's New Government Quarter

09:00 - 15 April, 2015
© BIG
© BIG

Nearly 100 architects, designers, and consultants have been developing designs for a competition for the new government quarter in Oslo. Drawing an initial 24 entries, the intent of the competition was to generate viable solutions for the future relocation of all government ministries (excluding the defense ministry), emphasizing an urban atmosphere and public elements. In the six shortlisted proposals from both local and international firms, including BIG, Snøhetta, and MVRDV, the themes of building tall and introducing green space emerged.

Now a ten-member committee of industry professionals will assist Statsbygg, the public construction advisers collaborating on the government's behalf, with the evaluation of each design. Take a look at the six proposals after the break.

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Grorudparken / LINK arkitektur

03:00 - 10 April, 2015
© Tomasz Majewski
© Tomasz Majewski

© Tomasz Majewski © Tomasz Majewski © Tomasz Majewski © Tomasz Majewski +12

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Wins Competition to Design Mixed-Use Complex in Central Oslo

01:00 - 24 February, 2015
© Beauty and The Bit / schmidt hammer lassen architects
© Beauty and The Bit / schmidt hammer lassen architects

schmidt hammer lassen architects have won a competition to design a new retail and office complex in central Oslo. The winning scheme, chosen ahead of five other proposals, was chosen for “its strong and innovative” design that “enhances the existing urban qualities” and forms a “new connection between the building and city life.”

© Beauty and The Bit / schmidt hammer lassen architects © Beauty and The Bit / schmidt hammer lassen architects © Beauty and The Bit / schmidt hammer lassen architects © Beauty and The Bit / schmidt hammer lassen architects +8