New Oslo Airport expansion wins “Best Airport Terminal Design” prize, beating Dallas Airport and Zagreb Airport. The 115,000 sqm ‘World’s greenest terminal’ design by Nordic-Office of Architecture uses snow as a coolant. World’s first BREEAM ‘Excellent’ sustainability rating for an airport building.
The design by Stinessen Arkitektur was inspired by the client brief and the natural elements and surroundings of the site. Design features endeavour to meet practical functions and/or the experience of the nature and surroundings, while keeping the individual guests comfortably sheltered.
Oslotre, a Norwegian architect firm and specialist in timber construction, worked hard to ensure the Bath House merged into the woodland surroundings without taking away from the existing log cabin
Building design by Reiulf Ramstad Architects anchored in and inspired by the history and culture of its location. Its architecture conveys its modern function, giving a rich cultural and architectural experience.
Bergen self-build project completed by architect at one of Scandinavia’s most prestigious architecture firms. Offering exceptional views of the surrounding landscape, Frønsdal’s inspiring yet simplistic design has gone on to receive widespread TV coverage across Scandinavia.
Architects: Fortunen AS
The building sits within a larger open landscape and takes advantage of wide views towards the steep mountain walls, and the moving valley. Rough, yet poetic walking paths and steps, laid by a team of Sherpa’s from Nepal, pass through the landscape.
The New Vardheim Health Centre in Randaberg is inspired by the old type of Norwegian vernacular building typology called a grend, where a small cluster of houses creates a micro community. The centre will accomodate various healthcare programmes and, with its green courtyards, create a green walking path between the town and the facing mountain.
Architect: Pernilla Johansson
Owing to the island’s dramatic weather and the cabin’s exposed position by the sea a low maintenance wood which would withstand all weather conditions was required.
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Hunter Bar is conceived as a hunting lodge where guests can seek shelter and relax leaning back onto the wall of the centrally placed cabin.
Designed and produced by Norwegian glassworks Hadeland Glassverk, the traditional jar is known for its distinctive red rubber gasket and grey aluminum lid, elements which are reprised in the design of the bar through its simple color and material palette.
Architects: Vladimir Konovalov
Northern Norway is a paradise for those, who prefer quite retreat in the solitude of wild nature rather than southern busy touristic places. Infinity House was designed for this specific purpose.
Combining tradition and innovation, Gapahuk is designed to be a readymade cabin that fits into nearly any scenery – whether it’s placed in the mountains, in the forest or by the sea.