In a peaceful spot close to the southern coast of Norway, a close-set group of three cottages forms a holiday residence for different generations of one same family. Three simple volumes with pitched roofs, access to one of which is differentiated so
In the fields of North Jutland, a food education center open to townspeople and visitors alike seeks to celebrate the region’s farming tradition and promote its rich cereal-based culture. Intended as a laboratory for experimentation in the processes
Raised high over the Swiss village of Breitenbach, near the German border, this hotel is designed as a reinterpretation of a traditional Scandinavian place of retreat in nature. Wooden volumes dot the hillside and are diluted in the Alsatian landscap
The project involved converting old train tracks between Rosheim and Saint Nabor into a walkway equipped with open-air facilities and pavilions. Besides transporting commuters, the railway served industry. This duality was maintained in the conversio
The building is integrated in a park connected by paths, establishing a relationship with the city of Andenes. The program is laid out over four levels, one of them underwater so that visitors can observe the seabed through the windows... [+]
The design allows to accommodate the wide variety of functions required for the pavilion as well as to extend and intensify the activities in the gardens, with elements that respond to the context and terraces of water reminiscent of Nor Loch...
The building’s steeples and its facets of prepatinated pinewood together evoke the forms and the materials of the traditional Lutheran churches of Scandinavian countries.
A new building harbors the collection of one of Norway’s oldest and largest museums of local culture, and endeavors to be a new landmark in the area through its jagged silhouette. The angular roof makes references to the morphology of traditional str
The increasing importance given to children’s education is evidenced in the case of this building by the fact that local authorities seeked a contemporary expression for the new kindergarten, and chose as site for its construction a small urban park
It is hard not to succumb to cliché when describing – like the suites of Grieg –the romantic beauty of northern landscapes and the depth of their impact on the identity of Nordic peoples. But in truth, even in the arenas of globalization, the Scandin
The firm Reiulf Ramstad has won the invitation-only contest to expand the museum that harbors Fram (Framtid, meaning future in Norwegian), the ship that Fridtjof Nansen, Otto Svedrup, and Roald Amundsen used in their famed expeditions. As part of a s
The development of the highways in Norway left the vernacular routes that ran along national roads in disuse. This circumstance is common to the rest of Europe, but was especially dramatic in the Nordic country because of the extraordinary landscapes
Situado en un pequeño parque urbano del centro de Oslo, el edificio para la guardería de la congregación Fagerborg responde a un doble requerimiento: el respeto, por un lado, a la tradición tipológica de su entorno, formada por edificios de baja alt