Designed by Snøhetta the circular body of “Svart” extends from the shoreline by the foot of the Almlifjellet mountain and into the clear waters of the Holandsfjorden fjord. The circular shape provides a panoramic view of the fjord and an experience of living in proximity with nature.
Situated in the Innovation Park at Ullandhaug, Stavanger, the Archive House has been imaginatively designed by Lund+Slaatto Architects to provide a 14,000 sqm cultural research centre which includes a café, library, meeting facilities and exhibition space.
Strategically positioned halfway between Preikestolen’s official trekking start point and Pulpit Rock – one of Norway’s most visited tourist attractions Scandihus have designed the Preikestolen Cabin offering spectacular views over the Lysefjord.
Scandinavia is currently the centre of attention on the global stage as the world goes mad for its clean, minimalistic aesthetic and interesting lifestyle trends such as hygge. However, Norway and Oslo in particular seems to be at the hub of it all.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects to design new campus complex for the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute. The approximately 30,000-square-metre campus complex will comprise a pair of sustainable, modern buildings that will enliven both the science and greater Oslo community.
Oslo Architecture Triennale news – Letters to the Mayor: Oslo presents missives written by architects to city’s Mayor, bringing pressing issues and new ideas, part of an international series initiated by Storefront for Art and Architecture.
The new NTNU building, designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, consists of workshops and labs on the ground floor, classrooms and auditorium on the first through third floors, and administration on the top story.
The new high quality housing project in Ski Vest will offer innovative apartments sheltered in a green new neighborhood. Designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter on the site of a former military camp, the residential building relates to adjacent historical landscape and buildings from the 1890s.
Building design by Danish architects COBE for 11,000 sqm visitor center and brewery on the waterfront in Stavanger. A brewery will be the heart of the building, surrounded by a visitor centre, harbour bath, roof garden and the first ‘street-food’ market on the west coast of Norway.
For a better climate – Mjøstårnet will be over 80 metres tall, 30 metres higher than the world’s tallest timber building. The Norwegian tower sets new standards for timber constructions.
New Maritime Museum and Exploratorium designed by Danish architect duo. The spectacular Norwegian building is designed by the Danish architects COBE and TRANSFORM and is already an architectural landmark of the town.
At the southernmost tip of the Norwegian coastline by the village of Båly, Snøhetta has designed Europe’s very first underwater restaurant.
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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.