Archinect - News 2014-10-21T16:23:11-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/111195701/new-podcast-new-banknotes-new-neurons-weekly-news-round-up-for-october-6-2014 New podcast, new banknotes, new neurons: Weekly News Round-Up for October 6, 2014 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-10-13T20:27:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T21:26:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/28/28fvn3tucg9zxp2q.jpg" width="514" height="686" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Sunday, October 12:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="A classic American look, feng shui notwithstanding" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111135399/a-classic-american-look-feng-shui-notwithstanding" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A classic American look, feng shui notwithstanding</a>: Investigating the impact of wealthy Chinese immigrants on suburban Seattle's real estate boom.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Saturday, October 11:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Indiana Ponders Abolishing Licensing for Architects" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110936408/indiana-ponders-abolishing-licensing-for-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Indiana Ponders Abolishing Licensing for Architects</a>: Part of a state-wide reconsideration of more than "200 types of professional licenses, permits and certifications", aimed at cutting regulatory costs.</li><li><a title='Announcing "Archinect Sessions", our brand new podcast! Listen to Episode #1 now' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110877796/announcing-archinect-sessions-our-brand-new-podcast-listen-to-episode-1-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Announcing "Archinect Sessions", our brand new podcast! Listen to Episode #1 now</a>: We're launching a weekly podcast to discuss prominent news items, feat. members of the Archinect community and other special guests. Ep. #1: "Where are the women?"</li></ul><p><strong><em>Thursday, October 9:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Architects Create a 3-D Printed Column That Survives Earthquakes" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110875379/architects-create-a-3-d-printed-column-that-survives-earthquakes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architects Create a 3-D Printed Column That Survives Earthquakes</a>: Made of cement and based on ancient Incan techniques.</li><li><a title="Renzo Piano admits he's &quot;struggling to do something good&quot; for the LA Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences project" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110868931/renzo-piano-admits-he-s-struggling-to-do-something-good-for-the-la-academy-of-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renzo Piano admits he's "struggling to do something good" for the LA Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences project</a>: A fable to remind us that architecture is never solely the product of architects.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Wednesday, October 8:...</em></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110794911/sn-hetta-selected-to-design-new-norwegian-banknotes Snøhetta selected to design new Norwegian banknotes Archinect 2014-10-08T13:19:00-04:00 >2014-10-10T12:15:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ac/ace80c1e675f4c39ac3f796c5b219346.jpg" width="514" height="271" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Norges Bank, the central bank of Norway, asked eight different designers to submit their proposals for the redesigned currency, to be put into circulation in 2017, and the winning design features images by Norwegian architecture firm Sn&oslash;hetta on one side and Oslo-based graphic design firm The Metric System on the other.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More details and designs also on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/snhetta_chosen_to_design_norways_new_colorful_banknotes1/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107736538/salt-festival-celebrates-arctic-architecture-in-sandhorn-y-norway SALT festival celebrates arctic architecture in Sandhornøy, Norway Justine Testado 2014-08-29T21:16:00-04:00 >2014-09-03T20:36:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s9/s9zq5cek3r5ygy9i.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Taking place on the island of Sandhorn&oslash;y in the Arctic Circle region of Norway, SALT will host its opening festivities this weekend, starting August 29 to September 1. Founded in 2010 by acclaimed curator Helga-Marie Nordby and cultural entrepreneur Erlend Mog&aring;rd-Larsen, SALT celebrates the rarely traversed arctic landscape and promotes Norway's contributions to art and design history.</p></em><br /><br /><p>This weekend's events include traditionally inspired architecture designed by Rintala Eggertson Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m4/m4a74msd5kj5t1fm.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wz/wz91koympfduyd5w.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lw/lw52vtgpko9qykos.jpg"></p><p><strong>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/salt_festival_celebrates_arctic_architecture_in_sandhorny_norway/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100187115/mid-century-norwegian-design-pieces-make-their-way-to-new-york-s-openhouse-gallery-in-soho Mid-century Norwegian design pieces make their way to New York’s Openhouse Gallery in Soho Justine Testado 2014-05-21T20:38:00-04:00 >2014-05-28T20:01:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ok/ok3ebgq689nvcen4.jpg" width="514" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After success in Oslo and Tokyo, the Norwegian Icons: Important Norwegian Design exhibition is ready to make its U.S. debut in New York's Openhouse Gallery starting May 23. Highlighting Norway's contribution to mid-century Scandinavian design, the selling exhibition will showcase over 500 high-end designer objects created by 44 Norwegian designers between 1940-1975.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The objects will be arranged with iconic Norwegian artworks, including those by renowned artist Edvard Munch. Works will be presented so as to showcase the artists' various roles in shaping the traditions of Norwegian design and architecture during the 20th century.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l1/l13yehp8zv4pmmqd.jpg"></p><p>Find more event details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/mid-century_norwegian_design_pieces_make_their_way_to_new_yorks_openhouse_g/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97280083/wing-rdhs-wins-statoil-competition-in-norway-beats-sn-hetta-oma-and-norman-foster Wingårdhs wins Statoil competition in Norway, beats Snøhetta, OMA and Norman Foster Justine Testado 2014-04-04T21:22:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T07:33:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/to/tobr522xnm24euav.jpg" width="514" height="177" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"E = mc&sup2;" by Swedish firm Wing&aring;rdhs was the winning solution in an invited competition to redesign the Forus West building of major energy company Statoil in Sandnes, Norway. Statoil will now further develop its plans for the new building based on Wing&aring;rdhs&rsquo; proposal and clarify significant regulation issues before further progress is done.</p></em><br /><br /><p>From 48 applications worldwide, the invited teams consisted mostly of Norwegian names and a few famous ones: <a href="http://archinect.com/snohetta" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta</a> (NO); <a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster + Partners</a> (UK) with Space Group (NO); and <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/9423148/helen-hard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Helen &amp; Hard</a> (NO) with SAHAA (NO). <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMA</a> (NL) was also invited but withdrew shortly before the competition deadline, much to the jury's disappointment.</p><p>Here's a glimpse of Wing&aring;rdhs&rsquo; proposal:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u6/u6jsj2dbym8fr2z0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/79/79voq0xahfnxmcui.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w3/w37ztxggpci6qmgk.jpg"></p><p>See the jury's evaluation and other details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/wingardhs_wins_statoil_competition_in_norway_beats_snohetta_oma_and_foster/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96485187/face-to-the-fjord-a-look-at-oslo-on-the-release-of-their-new-public-space-public-life-survey Face to the Fjord: A look at Oslo on the release of their new Public Space-Public Life survey Alexander Walter 2014-03-25T13:29:00-04:00 >2014-04-03T15:37:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/05/05a6de4b212d4089ff76a0179bb0f94b.jpg" width="514" height="357" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;Oslo is a small city where everyone knows one another,&rdquo; says landscape architect and project leader for Levende Oslo (Lively Oslo), Yngvar Hegrenes. Norway&rsquo;s capital city on the Olso fjord recently commissioned a Public Space-Public Life (PSPL) survey that took over two years to complete, despite the city&rsquo;s compact size. Hegrenes is responsible for commissioning the survey, stating that Oslo was interested in taking a fresh look at their city center with input from knowledgeable outside sources</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/94970826/swedish-artist-jonas-dahlberg-to-design-july-22-memorial-sites-in-norway Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg to design July 22 Memorial sites in Norway Archinect 2014-03-05T17:35:00-05:00 >2014-03-10T21:24:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1c/1cs13bep1185ip7p.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Upon the recent conclusion of Norway's July 22 memorial site competition, Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg was unanimously selected by the competition jury to be the designer. Dahlberg's designs will become the two public-art memorials, each commemorating the 77 victims who tragically lost their lives in the Oslo bombing and Ut&oslash;ya massacre on July 22, 2011.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3n/3nblb6om6cbkmhfx.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92768096/arkitektgruppen-cubus-1st-place-entry-of-the-mo-i-rana-waterfront-competition Arkitektgruppen Cubus’ 1st-place entry of the Mo i Rana Waterfront competition Justine Testado 2014-02-03T15:18:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T15:19:00-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ew/ewoixswfk7s83zxo.jpg" width="514" height="212" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Norwegian firm Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS from Bergen won first prize for the Mo i Rana Waterfront competition. The competition sought for solutions to link Mo i Rana in Northern Norway to the nearby fjord and railway -- both major transit systems that connect Mo i Rana to neighboring towns and the rest of the world.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b6/b6k3u6rwgqnx24y2.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ze/zew5yz7lfxiuedvj.jpg"><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2b/2b0atrgs3x4eg0bs.jpg"><br><br>Find full details of the project on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/arkitektgruppen_cubus_1st-place_entry_of_the_mo_i_rana_waterfront_competiti/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/89837688/office-jarrik-ouburg-laura-alvarez-architecture-wins-second-prize-for-s-in-europan-norway Office Jarrik Ouburg + laura alvarez architecture wins second-prize for Ås in Europan Norway Justine Testado 2013-12-27T15:19:00-05:00 >2014-01-06T13:18:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d6/d6y8niqramope7oj.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects Jarrik Ouburg and Laura Alvarez sent us their "Hortus conclusus" scheme in the recently concluded E12 of the Europan Norway competition. This year's theme focused on the future development of three Oslo-region municipalities projected to grow within the next 25 years: B&aelig;rum, Asker, and &Aring;s. Alvarez's and Ouburg's collaborative entry won second prize in the &Aring;s category.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The municipality of &Aring;s, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and the architects will discuss the proposal in early 2014 to develop a new and more detailed masterplan of the specific site.<br><br> Here's a glimpse of the proposal:<br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c6/c630y1kq0918x9zn.jpg" title=""><br><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jf/jffvakzttda4hb2y.jpg" title=""><br><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wx/wxiw1a83kk6lsvp6.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88775967/cobe-and-transform-s-maritime-museum-and-exploratorium-celebrates-grand-opening-in-porsgrunn COBE and Transform's Maritime Museum and Exploratorium celebrates grand opening in Porsgrunn Justine Testado 2013-12-13T20:23:00-05:00 >2013-12-16T20:18:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lu/lu2adjnm11cb6p21.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> After winning first prize in a 2009 competition, Danish firms <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/46834/cobe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">COBE</a> and <a href="http://www.transform.dk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Transform</a> collaborated once again to design the new Maritime Museum and Exploratorium, which opened its doors to the public today in the Porsgrunn Harbor in Norway.<br><br> Incorporating Porsgrunn's industrial surroundings in its design, the new museum was built to become a contemporary landmark and bring more attention to the river, long considered as the town's "backside."<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p4/p4dznkpb2dhfgze6.jpg" title=""><br><br> The new museum has already gained some recognition even before today's grand opening. Just last month, it received the Porsgrunn Municipality&rsquo;s building practice prize 2013 (&ldquo;Byggeskikkpris&rdquo;).</p> <p> Here's more info on the museum's design:<br><br> "The new museum will tell the story of the town&rsquo;s dock yard industry and its maritime history, which has employed thousands of people from the whole region. In addition, the attractive location of the museum right on the riverside opens up an important process for the city concerning the future extensive urban ren...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83929796/shortlist-announced-for-norwegian-july-22-memorial-sites Shortlist announced for Norwegian July 22 Memorial Sites Justine Testado 2013-10-11T20:11:00-04:00 >2013-10-11T20:21:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tv/tv02uzcnjpa3pc1o.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Eight finalists were revealed for the international competition to design two memorial sites in the Norwegian Goverment Headquarters in Oslo as well as the island of Ut&oslash;ya. The public art memorial sites will commemorate the victims of the Oslo bombing and the Ut&oslash;ya massacre on July 22, 2011 &mdash; Norway's shocking day of terror when 77 people tragically lost their lives.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Below are the candidates who will advance to the second and final stage of the competition:</p> <ul><li> Jonas Dahlberg (SE)</li> <li> Jeremy Deller (UK)</li> <li> Estudio SIC (ES)</li> <li> Goks&oslash;yr &amp; Martens and Sn&oslash;hetta (NO)</li> <li> Olav Christopher Jenssen and LPO arkitekter (NO)</li> <li> Haugen/Zohar arkitekter (NO)</li> <li> Paul Murdoch Architects (US)</li> <li> NL&Eacute; &amp; Kunl&eacute; Adeyemi (NL/NG)</li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/80528862/picasso-murals-debate-divides-norway Picasso murals debate divides Norway Archinect 2013-08-28T17:22:00-04:00 >2013-09-02T19:49:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6a/6af478a66687917d9bed14c09a34de6e.jpg" width="464" height="261" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The fate of five Picasso murals on buildings damaged in the Anders Breivik bombing in Oslo in 2011 has led to a heated debate in Norway. A panel of experts has recommended demolishing the buildings and removing the murals. But art experts say that as the murals were designed by Picasso for those specific buildings, they should remain where they are. The artworks were Picasso's first attempts at concrete murals.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/67381750/cathedral-of-the-northern-lights-inaugurated Cathedral of the Northern Lights inaugurated Alexander Walter 2013-02-11T15:18:00-05:00 >2013-05-21T18:09:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ej/ejk5yue0j7r9g2ki.jpg" width="514" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The new Cathedral of the Northern Lights, situated in the Norwegian town of Alta over 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, has just been inaugurated by the Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit. The 154-foot-high cathedral, designed by Link Arkitektur in collaboration with schmidt hammer lassen architects and Haldde Arkitekter Inc., is perceived as a symbol and an architectural landmark for the entire area.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/65504677/inaba-completes-skylight INABA Completes Skylight Archinect 2013-01-14T19:32:00-05:00 >2013-01-15T04:10:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3b/3bdkwwttjwfizwx7.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> INABA has completed <em>Skylight</em>, a permanent installation for KORO Public Art Norway. The 6.6 m (22 ft) diameter, 11.5 m (38 ft) long structure hangs from the foyer of the New Concert Hall in Stavanger, Norway. It is visible from the adjacent public plaza, and surrounding neighborhood and harbor, serving as a light beacon for the complex. Responding to the region&rsquo;s extreme atmospheric conditions, <em>Skylight</em> emits a range of pure color light patterns that contrast and complement the blended luminous tones of the dawn and twilight Nordic sky. Conceived of as an inverted chandelier, <em>Skylight</em>&rsquo;s light fixtures are mounted to face inward and illuminate the structure&rsquo;s interior surface. Its programmable LED system is animated to change in brightness and hue, and produce distinct patterns during arrival, theater calls, intermission, departure, and after hours.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z4/z4xfqquzyzx5r4xq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f3/f3bn4aqj6mrblpv4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Skylight</em> is based on a simple cylinder. Areas along the surface of the cylinder were removed to create views from the five-stor...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/58417988/3xn-completes-plassen-cultural-center-in-molde-norway 3XN Completes ‘Plassen’ Cultural Center in Molde, Norway Alexander Walter 2012-10-01T15:12:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T20:00:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f2/f25gxceu58h7ehe8.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The small city of Molde in Western Norway recently gained one more architectural attraction: the new cultural center, 'Plassen', designed by Danish 3XN.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/51487270/norwegian-architects-reach-out-to-the-needy Norwegian architects reach out to the needy Archinect 2012-06-15T12:32:00-04:00 >2012-10-08T17:43:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c4/c435befea328f9fe6f8a3dd3ea773d35.jpg" width="454" height="295" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Energetic duo Andreas G. Gjertsen and Yashar Hanstad, partners of TYIN tegnestue Architects from Norway live by Finnish architect and writer Juhani Pallasmaa&rsquo;s saying, &ldquo;Architecture is about the understanding of the world and turning it into a more meaningful and humane place.&ldquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/47171986/3xn-s-the-arch-cultural-center-opens-in-mandal-norway 3XN’s ‘The Arch’ Cultural Center Opens in Mandal, Norway Alexander Walter 2012-05-03T13:53:00-04:00 >2012-05-03T15:41:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yg/ygzp7clzih5gi5lb.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Arch, a new cultural center in the small southern Norwegian town Mandal has officially opened to the public this April. Designed by Danish practice 3XN, construction had commenced in December 2009 and was completed in December 2011.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/41975194/skyscape-church-competition-entry-by-we-architecture Skyscape - Church Competition Entry by WE Architecture Alexander Walter 2012-03-19T13:54:00-04:00 >2012-03-22T18:29:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ce/cekt5oodluty84iq.jpg" width="514" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Copenhagen-based firm WE Architecture has shared with us their entry "Skyscape" to the open competition for a new church building in V&aring;ler, Norway.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/27119499/cobe-and-transform-start-construction-of-new-maritime-museum-and-science-center-in-norway COBE and TRANSFORM start construction of new Maritime Museum and Science Center in Norway Alexander Walter 2011-11-11T17:08:00-05:00 >2012-11-07T19:11:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vu/vuzzp0h4xdcm4siz.jpg" width="514" height="311" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Construction of the new Maritime Museum and Science Center started this week in Porsgrunn, Norway. The building, designed by Danish architecture offices COBE and TRANSFORM, conveys Norway&rsquo;s transformation from a seafaring nation to a modern society based on knowledge industry. The project is expected to be completed already in fall of 2012.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/23531791/saivu-wins-sjunkhatten-national-park-competition-in-norway “SAIVU” Wins Sjunkhatten National Park Competition in Norway Alexander Walter 2011-10-11T13:26:29-04:00 >2011-10-11T13:29:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9i/9i2wgvkl2k6cooq4.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Oslo-based Eriksen Skajaa Architects recently won the competition for new gateways to the Sjunkhatten National Park in the northern part of Norway with their proposal called SAIVU. The proposal was a collaboration with Pushak and Bj&oslash;rbekk &amp; Lindheim Landscape Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/21334557/the-holmenkollen-ski-jump-wins-2011-eccs-structural-steel-design-award The Holmenkollen Ski Jump Wins 2011 ECCS Structural Steel Design Award Alexander Walter 2011-09-22T13:12:00-04:00 >2012-09-29T13:02:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1g/1g6c5dauyul94g0i.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>JDS Architects&rsquo; Holmenkollen Ski Jump has been announced as the winner of the 2011 ECCS Structural Steel Design Award today at the ECCS Congress in Potsdam, Germany. The award recognizes outstanding design in steel construction emphasizing the many advantages of steel in construction, production, economy and architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Find more images of the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/39903/new-holmenkollen-ski-jump/9174598" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/14277731/security-in-norway-terrorism-strikes-scandinavia Security in Norway: Terrorism strikes Scandinavia Archinect 2011-07-22T14:45:19-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c3/c300c74d02ecacbce8180a3390c5dd8f.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A POWERFUL bomb explosion ripped through central Oslo on the afternoon of July 22nd, in the most devastating attack on a Scandinavian country since the second world war. Centred on the heart of Norway&rsquo;s political apparatus, it killed at least seven people, injured many more, and shattered windows in offices, shops and homes as far as one kilometre away.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/13815698/from-the-school-blogs-norway-sweden-study-tour-dis From the School Blogs: Norway Sweden Study Tour DIS Archinect 2011-07-18T14:47:06-04:00 >2011-07-18T18:04:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e4/e4a66ce2a22f37f8aa7a6043a59d6efe.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As mentioned in previous posts I have been studying in Copenhagen with the Danish Institute of Study Abroad. In the last week we were treated to study tours to either Norway and Sweden or Finland and Sweden. My group traveled to Norway and Sweden.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/3572256/oil-platforms-for-urban-revitalization Oil Platforms for Urban Revitalization Javier Arbona 2011-04-20T15:13:16-04:00 >2011-04-20T16:03:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bf/bf7baae6f91f8fdae1bfb9a4c3bcfb73.jpg" width="514" height="319" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architect Hopes to Revitalize Norwegian City with Oil Platform</p></em><br /><br /><p>Via @bldgblog (of course!)</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/2008958/a-lab-wins-sustainable-urban-development-in-oslo-suburb A-lab Wins Sustainable Urban Development in Oslo Suburb Paul Petrunia 2011-04-06T17:23:43-04:00 >2011-04-06T17:24:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a9/a9bf32eade3412835a3c51b611b31bf7.jpg" width="514" height="238" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Norwegian practice A-lab won the open international ideas competition on climate efficient urban development on Furuset area in Oslo.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The project goal is to condense the suburb Furuset i Groruddalen outside Oslo with 2,500 new homes and 1,500 new workspaces, and to reduce CO2 emissions by 50 percent by 2030. The project provides a district that stands for sustainable urban development.</p>