Part 2: Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

• March 30, 2010

If you still remember our previous featured article – Akerselva Atrium, designed by Peter Pran and Jonathan Ward of NBBJ. The project recently has been fully completed, here are some new floor plans and photographs courtesy of NBBJ.

Photographers: Jiri Havran, Tim Griffith and Scott Wyatt

Click here to full description of the project.

+ About NBBJ

NBBJ is one of the largest architecture, design and planning practices in the world, with offices in the United Kingdom, North America, the Middle East and China. The firm is a world leader in the design of progressive corporate and commercial buildings for leading companies such as Microsoft, Telenor, Boeing, Reebok, Starbucks and Novartis.

NBBJ’s client roster also includes world-renowned academic, research, healthcare and civic organizations such as the Wellcome Trust and Stanford University. Together, NBBJ’s employees and clients have designed communities, buildings, products, environments and digital experiences across the globe that enhance people’s lives, improve businesses’ bottom lines and contribute to a more sustainable and livable world.

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Akerselva Atrium, image courtesy of NBBJ | Photo by Tim Griffith

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Akerselva Atrium, image courtesy of NBBJ | Photo by Jiri Havran

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Akerselva Atrium, image courtesy of NBBJ | Photo by Scott Wyatt

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Akerselva Atrium, image courtesy of NBBJ | Photo by Jiri Havran

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Akerselva Atrium, image courtesy of NBBJ | Photo by Tim Griffith

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Akerselva Atrium - Ground floor plan, drawing courtesy of NBBJ

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Akerselva Atrium - First floor plan, drawing courtesy of NBBJ

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Akerselva Atrium - 9th floor plan, drawing courtesy of NBBJ

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Akerselva Atrium - 10th floor plan, drawing courtesy of NBBJ

+ Project credits / data

Project: Akerselva Atrium
Location: Downtown Oslo, Norway

NBBJ (Design Architect)

Peter Pran, Design Principal in charge
Jonathan Ward, Principal,
Martin Reeves, Project Designer and Manager in charge
Stuart Rudd, Technical Coordinator
Phu Duong, Associate and Project Designer
Cliff Green, Architect
Nick Worth, Assistant Architect
Ivan Equihua, Project Designer
Rachel Lin, Designer

Pran Arkitekter, Architects, Oslo

Odd Sigvart Pran, Principal in charge
Elizabeth Pran, Principal

Poulsson/Pran Architects, Oslo (formerly Bambus)

Marcus Pran, Principal in charge
Andreas Poulsson, Principal
Jonas Sobstad, Senior Architect
Inger Anita Reigstad, Interior Architect
Jurg Frei, Senior Architect for Bambus (now Poulsson/Pran)
Erling Magnus Hjerman, Senior Architect

Interior Architects:

Zinc (design for NHST/DN for Akerselva Atrium; floors 4 to 10, lobby, 1st fl+Cafetria)
Elisabeth Tromborg, Interior Architect MNIL in charge
Camilla Songe-Moller, Interior Architect MNIL

Mellbye Architects/Interiors
For EBY at 2 to 4 fl

Client:

NCC Property Development, Oslo
Mona Ingebrigtsen, Adm. Dir.
Stein Haugbro, Adm. Dir.
Thomas Tenden, Director
Rolf Thorsen, Adm. Dir.

Construction: NCC Construction

Owner: Vital Company

Main Tenants:

NHST with Dagens Næringsliv (one of the main newspapers in Norway)
Eiendoms- and Byfornyelsesetaten (Property and City Renewal Department)

Advisors/Technical advisors:

Opak – RIB, RIG, RIBR:
Rambøll – Ria: BS Akustikk

Technical coordinator:

Norconsult
Projectibg service: VVS:
Hjeltness Consult- Registering neigbotbuildings: Multiconsult – RIE: Norconsult

Other consultants:

Measuring of sites: Asker Oppmåling
Remove structures and digging: Dokken
Spunt and pilots work: Kynningsrud
Form work: Dokka
Deck casting: Euro Gulv
Finished concrete: Norbetong
Prefab walls: Con-Form Oslo
Steel constructions: Skar Industriservice
Steel and metal work: Rosmek
Coverage/technical rooms: Nordisk

Steel and metalwork, baldakin: Odd aronsen Mechaniv caø Industri
Tekking: Hesselberg Roof
Brick/wall and pussverk: Fjeeldheim & Knudsen
Tile work
: BBM in Norway
Metal ceiling outdoors: Moelven Nordia
Aluminum and glass facades: Clima SRL, Italy
Carusell door: Boon Edam
Facade Washing System; NorAcon Kitchen: HTH
Internal system walls+ ceilings: Modulvegger Oslo
Tapestry: Ragnar Anderson
Parkett: ABS Parkettgruppen
Painting work: Dema. Painting technique
Core DRiling and concrete sawing: Mirmax Asphalt & Concrete
Fire sealing: Thermax
Pipe installation: CM athiesen & Co.
Ventilations: Bjerke Ventliasjon
Electro: YIT Building System
Out-of-house work: Løvold
Deliverance of wood:Ø Løvold
Building materials: MV Høvelllas
Sauna: Tylø

+ All images and drawings courtesy of NBBJ | Photo by Jiri Havran + Tim Griffith + Scott Wyatt

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