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Sverre Fehn – Key Projects

Celebrated Norwegian architect, born on 14 Aug 1924

One of Norway’s best known architects, Sverre Fehn died at the age of 84.
23 Feb 2009

Nordic Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Italy by this architect:
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photographs © Adrian Welch, 2010

Nordic Pavilion Venice building – film:

The Nordic Pavilion, by this Norwegian architect, was completed in 1962 and has since been a space for collaboration between three nations – Sweden, Finland and Norway. For the period 2017-2021, the art in the Nordic Pavilion will be presented as a joint project, where the three countries are represented on equal terms.
These three Scandinavian countries (note, Denmark not included) will alternate as principal commissioner and manager of activities at the Nordic Pavilion in this order: 2017, Moderna Museet, Sweden; 2019, Frame Contemporary Art Finland, Finland; 2021, Office for Contemporary Art (OCA), Norway.

Key Buildings by architect Sverre Fehn

Aukurust Centre – Aukrustsenteret, Alvdal, Norway
Date built: –

Gyldendal building, Oslo, Norway
Date built: 2008

Hamar Bispegaard Museum, Norway
Dates built: 1969-73

Hedmark Cathedral Museum, Hamar, Norway
Date built: –

Ivar Aasen Centre, Ørsta, Norway
Date built: 2000

Museum Extension, Lillehammer, Norway
Date built: 1959
Design with Geir Grung; Maihaugen

Nordic Pavilion, Biennale di Venezia – Venice Biennale shelter, Italy
Dates built: 1958-62
Venice Biennale shelter Venice Biennale building
photos : Neale Smith Photography
Nordic Pavilion Venice

Norwegian Museum of Architecture, Oslo
Date built: 2008

Norwegian Glacier Museum – Norske Bremuseum, Fjærland, Norway
Date built: 1991

Studio Holme, Holmsbu, Norway

Venice Biennale shelter, Italy : see Nordic Pavilion

Villa Busk, Bamble, Norway
Date built: 1990

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Sverre Fehn, Architect – Practice Information

born & died in Norway: 14 Aug 1924 to 23 Feb 2009

Pritzker Prize Winner 1997

Norwegian Architect

23 Sep – 29 Nov 2009

Sverre Fehn Exhibition at Museum of Finnish Architecture

Sverre Fehn
photo : Stina Glømmi

The work of Norway’s most prominent architect is exhibited in 25 built and unbuilt projects selected by himself. Included are the Norwegian Pavilion at the Brussels World fair 1958 and the Norwegian National Museum – Architecture in Oslo, built 2008.
Producer: Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design

Kasarmikatu 24, 00130 Helsinki

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