Architecture in Norway
Nature – views, topography and landscape features - is an important reference in much of Norwegian architecture. But in the 21st century issues like climate change and social sustainability has added new dimensions.
Intro: Norwegian architecture today
Bjergsted Financial Park, the new head office for SR-Bank in the centre of Stavanger, is an example of the future workplace and one of Europe’s largest office buildings in timber.
Project: Bjergsted Financial Park, Stavanger
Investment in roads is essential to connect the dots in our rocky, widespread landscape, but the Norwegian Scenic Routes is about more than just getting to your destination.
Project: Norwegian Scenic Routes
Can architecture change the way people feel and act? Halden Prison engages buildings and landscape actively for people in an extreme life situation.
Project: Halden prison
Careful consideration of the existing buildings and the historic urban environment was a key factor for Sverre Fehn in work on the new Norwegian museum of architecture.
Project: National Museum of architecture, Oslo
Haugen/Zohar architects have designed apartments for local youths at Furuset, a Groruddalen neighbourhood in the district of Alna in Oslo.
Project: Ulsholtveien 31, Oslo
Ulstein Arena is a meeting place for sports and culture in the small town of Ulsteinvik in western Norway.