Place: Norway

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Sogn & Fjordane Art Museum, Førde, Norway, C.F. Møller Architects

Sogn & Fjordane Art Museum

Text description provided by the architects. The Sogn and Fjordane Art Museum lies in the centre of Førde, surrounded by the mountains. The museum’s architecture was inspired by the county’s many glaciers, with a building designed to resemble a massive blocks of ice that has rolled down from the frozen […]

Akershus University Hospital, Strømmen, Norway, C.F. Møller Architects

Akershus University Hospital

Text description provided by the architects. The Akershus University Hospital just outside Oslo is not a traditional institutional construction; it is a friendly, informal place with open and well-structured surroundings. These surroundings present a welcoming aspect to patients and their families. Akershus University Hospital has been designed to emphasise security […]

The Waterfront, Stavanger, Norway, AART Architects

The Waterfront

AART Architects have created the Waterfront (in Norwegian ‘Vannkanten’) – one of the largest wooden residential developments in Europe. Located on the edge of Stavanger harbourfront, the 19,500 m2 development transforms the former industrial area into a recreational part of town. Stavanger is the third largest metropolitan area […]

K5 Urban Apartments, Oslo, Norway, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

K5 Urban Apartments

Text description provided by the architects. The block is a rare remaining example of the intimate blend of housing and small scale industry typical of the 19th century. Special appreciation of these environs was given to the new structure. It is characterized by a distinct architectonical form with functional solutions, […]

Westerdals School of Communication, Oslo, Norway, Kristin Jarmund

Westerdals School of Communication

The project was awarded 1st prize in an invited competition. The building is constructed at the area of Vulkan that is an old industrial area, sitting next to Oslo’s picturesque Akers’s river and the popular public space Kuba. The concept is conceived as a “square peg in a square hole”, […]