Tag: Norway

Seminar French-norwegian: Architecture - Actress of tourist developement

Seminar French-norwegian: Architecture – Actress of tourist developement

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• April 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

In all places, contemporary architecture turns out to be an effective factor in tourism development. It enables to create a renewed visibility, which is rooted in modernity and which is able to attract a wider audience. It works as loss leader out of the content that it houses and it ensures a tourist attendance which […]

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Spire \ Visiondivision

Spire \ Visiondivision

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Spire is Visiondivision‘s competition entry for a new church in the small town of Våler, Norway. The church in the small town of Våler in Norway burned down and a competition was held to build a new one. We joined the competition with the following entry. It is in the rural church that the people […]

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New Valer Church \ OOIIO Architecture

New Valer Church \ OOIIO Architecture

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• March 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

A few years ago, the inhabitants of Valer, an quiet Norwegian village not too far from Oslo, surrounded by forests and close to the Swedish border, watched how sadly their ancient wooden church was on fire and got totally destroyed. This is why at the end of 2011, they decided to invite architects from all […]

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Skyscape \ WE architecture

Skyscape \ WE architecture

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• March 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

The beautiful Vaaler church from 1805 burnt down in the spring of 2009. We have designed a new church as a symbolic landmark to succeed the old building. The new Vaaler church is placed further east from the placement of the old church, marking the historic axis with its tower. The new building is designed […]

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Elements \ WE architecture

Elements \ WE architecture

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• March 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Elements is a Pilgrim Center located in a scenic mountain landscape in Western Norway. Elements is a visitors’ center in close connection to the wooden church, “Røldal stavkirke”, from the 13th century. Røldal Stavkirke is one of the best preserved wooden churches in Norway and the church is the most frequent pilgrimage destination in the […]

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 ECO-CUBE | LØRENVEIEN 68 \ A-Lab

ECO-CUBE | LØRENVEIEN 68 \ A-Lab

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• September 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

A-Lab is working on a design proposal for an eco-cube for the UNION group. The cube will be a pilot project for A-lab‘s eco-BIM technology. The Økern area faces significant changes in the near future and is being developed as a new destination in Oslo. The new Økern center brings shopping, culture and housing to […]

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Statoil Regional Office \ A-Lab

Statoil Regional Office \ A-Lab

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• September 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design for Statoil regional office building is a linear display of the tenants is an ambitious and courageous project. The building is located in Fornebu, in the former Oslo Airport Norway, house for the new Business centre for information technology companies, The area is experiencing a surge in development, transforming a previously Airport into […]

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Summer Retreat Fuglevik | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Summer Retreat Fuglevik | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Reiulf Ramstad Architects has completed a summer retreat located in Fuglevik, Norway. The house is designed around the concept of a mono-view, meaning that the house opens up to the landscape in one direction only. This gives the entire indoor experience a sense of unambiguous orientation and intensifies the sense of bringing the landscape into […]

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Fagerborg Kindergarden | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Fagerborg Kindergarden | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Architecture should always strive to create ruptures in our perceptual framework of reference. Shapes, transitions and materials that disrupt our categorical glance will always heighten our awareness of these elements and bring back a sense of wonder to perception. It is a matter of opening up for instances of disclosure, epiphany and natural belonging in […]

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Norveg Coast Cultural Center | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

Norveg Coast Cultural Center | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

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• May 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Gudmundur Jonsson Architects, Norveg is situated in the Community Rørvik which has long tradition for fishery,  and represents the utmost of the Norwegian coastal culture through ages. Today there is a boat-building industry carrying on  the tradition, but in a modern way. Being situated by the coast, represents in one way a challenge bringing […]

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