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The Pillars Exhibition / 2050+
Deichman Library / Atelier Oslo + Lund Hagem
Architects: Atelier Oslo, Lund Hagem
- Area: 19600 m²
- Year: 2020
Manufacturers: Lamberts, Volver
Professionals: Scenario Architecture, AFRY, Bollinger Grohman and Multiconsult, Multiconsult, COWI, +4
Øvre Vollgate 9 / Pushak
Snøhetta's "A House to Die In" Goes Up for Public Display as the Project Faces Approval Battle
The result of an 8 year collaborative process between Snøhetta and Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard, “A House to Die In,” is now on display at a new exhibition Tjuvholmen in Oslo, Norway.
Organized by the architects and artist with Selvaag Art Collection, the exhibition shows the artistic process of designing the unique home and studio that is currently seeking approval for its construction. To be located on the grounds of painter Edward Munch’s former house and workshop in western Oslo, the sculptural proposal has prompted discussion over how it honors the legacy of one of Norway’s most famous artists.
Dark Arkitekter Plans to Rejuvenate Oslo with National Theatre Rehabilitation
Oslo-based architecture firm Dark Arkitekter hopes to jumpstart the revitalization of the city’s cultural center with their proposed rehabilitation of the National Theatre and redevelopment of the surrounding public space. The government is currently planning to renovate the 118-year-old structure, but Dark Arkitekter was unimpressed with the minimal-effort plan and so put forth their design on behalf of the Theatre.