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Malangen Family Retreat, Northern Norway
Design: Snorre Stinessen Architect
Malangen Family Retreat
photograph : Steve King

New Residence in Northern Norway

14 Sep 2018
Oslo Architecture Triennale Autumn Program 2018

21 Jun 2018
Huntonstranda, Gjøvik, Norway
Architects: URBAN POWER
Huntonstranda in Gjovik
image Courtesy architecture office

Huntonstranda
The city of Gjøvik between Oslo and Lillehammer is facing a comprehensive transformation. With new coastal barriers the city is preparing to expand with new residential areas and a new cultural center.

24 Apr 2018
Two-in-One House, Ekeberglia
Architects: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Two-in-One House in Ekeberglia near Oslo
photography © Ivar Kvaal, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

New House in Ekeberglia
The Two-in-One House is a calm piece of architecture resting on the steep and dynamic landscape of Ekeberglia. Its slender and rectangular form is manifested at the top of the sloping landscape.

20 Mar 2018
Birdwatching Tower, Askøy, Hordaland county, western Norway
Architects: LJB
Birdwatching Tower in Askoy Norway
photography: Anders E. Johnsson

Birdwatching Tower in Askøy
Comprised of two public floors, the tower was designed to provide a 360 degree perspective from the viewing platform on the top floor which rises seven metres above an abandoned airfield, now transformed into the perfect nesting ground for birds.

14 Mar 2018
Slipway Housing Complex, Mandal, Vest-Agder county, southern Norway
Design: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Slipway Housing Complex in Mandal
photograph : Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Slipway Housing Complex in southern Norway
The project is ‘iconic’ with its unique roof forms and minimal window details, while at the same time evoking the character of the local surroundings, taking its inspiration from the unique character of Mandal: the encounter between timber construction and the open sea. The architecture is steeped in local vernacular building traditions, but with a new and modern interpretation.

8 Mar 2018
Oslo Airport City
Design: Haptic Architects and Nordic – Office of Architecture
Oslo Airport City in Norway
image ® Forbes Massie_Haptic_OAC

Oslo Airport City
The 4 million sq. metres city, is set to be powered entirely by renewable energy, served by electric vehicles and will take 30 years to build. The scheme is being developed by Norwegian development vehicle Oslo Airport City.

New Avinor Oslo Airport Building, Norway
Design: Nordic-Office of Architecture
New Avinor Oslo Airport, Norway
photo © Avinor Oslo lufthavn/Sune Eriksen

New Oslo Airport, Norway

8 Mar 2018
Hemsedal Suites, Hemsedal, Buskerud county, central-southern Norway
Architects: HR Prosjekt
Hemsedal Suites in Norway
photo : Per Erik Jæger

Hemsedal Suites, Norway
Providing the perfect family getaway, Hemsedal’s apartments are furnished with fantastic facilities including a climbing wall and sports restaurant. For HRP, the interaction between the building and the ski slope was an essential component of this design; evidenced in the building’s roof which is a particularly impressive facet that has been carefully considered from initial concept through to completion.

20 Feb 2018
Gjøvik House, Mjøsa Lake
Design: Norm Architects
Gjovik House near Oslo
photo : Norm Architects

Gjøvik House near Oslo
Located an hour north of Oslo, on a majestic hillside facing the Norwegian woods and Mjøsa Lake, lies the Gjøvik house. Imaginatively created by Norm Architects, the house comprises of six overlapping cubes clad with Kebony, a beautiful wood recommended by leading architects. The Gjøvik house makes for an intimate and dynamic family home with materials, levels and inbuilt tailor-made furniture to create a cosy and minimalistic home.

12 Feb 2018
Svart Powerhouse* hotel, Holandsfjorden Fjord – the World’s First Energy Positive Hotel Concept Above the Arctic Circle
Architects: Snøhetta
Svart Powerhouse Hotel
image : Snøhetta / Plompmozes

Svart Powerhouse* hotel on Holandsfjorden Fjord
The first building to be built after the energy positive Powerhouse standard in a Northern climate. Not only does this new hotel reduce its yearly energy consumption by approximately 85% compared to a modern hotel, but it also produces its own energy – an absolute “must” in this precious arctic environment, the architects say.

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Astrup Fearnley Museet
Design: Renzo Piano Building Workshop / Narud Stokke Wiig architects
Astrup Fearnley Museum Oslo
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Astrup Fearnley Museet Oslo

Oslo Operahouse
Snøhetta
Oslo Operahouse
picture : Statsbygg

Oslo Operahouse

Signal Mediahus
Design: Space Group
Signal Mediahus Building
photo : Vegard Kleven

Signal Mediahus Oslo




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