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  7. Norwegian Ministry of Defense / JVA

Norwegian Ministry of Defense / JVA

  • 00:00 - 4 July, 2008
Norwegian Ministry of Defense / JVA
Norwegian Ministry of Defense / JVA

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  • Architects

    Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Architects MNAL
  • Location

    Akershus Castle, 0150 Oslo, Norway
  • Primary Architects

    Einar Jarmund, Håkon Vigsnæs, Alessandra Kosberg
  • Collaborators

    Økaw AS Arkitekter MNAL / Atle Røvig, Benedicte Bjercke, Siv Hofsøy, Petter Løken, Halina Noach, Hanne Sørbø.
  • Preservation Consultants

    Vel Bevart AS / Kristin Jahnsen, Grete Jarmundn
  • Consultants

    Rambøll Norge AS (Mechanical, structural)
  • Interiors

    Jarmund Vigsnæs AS / ØKAW AS in collaboration with Birgitte Appelong AS
  • Landscape

    Grindaker AS
  • Contractor

    Veidekke AS
  • Client

    Norwegian Ministry of Defence
  • Year Of Design

    2002-2006
  • Budget

    560 M KON (US $112,7 M)
  • Area

    19300.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2006

Text description provided by the architects. The task is to establish the new Ministry in a series of old and protected buildings at Akershus Fortress in central Oslo. New solid blocks fills in the historical pattern, while a more fluent and transparent building links up new and old building blocks in close relation to the historical traces in the landscape.

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Cite: "Norwegian Ministry of Defense / JVA" 04 Jul 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/3164/norwegian-ministry-of-defense-jva/> ISSN 0719-8884