Archinect - News 2014-11-27T01:42:35-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/112808383/schools-shuffle-and-museums-move-forward-weekly-news-round-up-for-october-27-2014 Schools shuffle and museums move forward: Weekly News Round-Up for October 27, 2014 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-11-03T20:29:00-05:00 >2014-11-03T20:30:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g9/g9344ae3jv5yf330.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Friday, October 31:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112573293/new-plan-for-architecture-school-at-wright-foundation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation</a>: Facing the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107571089/spiralling-tensions-at-frank-lloyd-wright-architecture-school" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">loss of its accreditation</a> in 2017, the school is considering independent incorporation in order to continue operating.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Thursday, October 30:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Archinect's Lexicon: &quot;Anthropocene&quot;" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112035318/archinect-s-lexicon-anthropocene" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Lexicon: "Anthropocene"</a>: Recognizing that&nbsp;"Architecture notoriously appropriates and invents new language &ndash; sometimes to make appeals, sometimes to fill conceptual gaps, sometimes nonsensically", Archinect's new series will create a lexicon of (mostly new) discursive architectural terms.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Wednesday, October 29:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Relocation or Adaptation: S&atilde;o Paulo Nears Collapse as Drought Continues" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112435990/relocation-or-adaptation-s-o-paulo-nears-collapse-as-drought-continues" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Relocation or Adaptation: S&atilde;o Paulo Nears Collapse as Drought Continues</a>: Partially due to climate change and deforestation, major reservoirs are dangerously low and cities in S&atilde;o Paulo are beginning to go dry.</li><li><a title="Sn&oslash;hetta to take over SF development project near Civic Center" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112435177/sn-hetta-to-take-over-sf-development-project-near-civic-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta to take over SF development project near Civic Center</a>: The condo design originally was given to <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4912/richard-meier-partners-architects-llp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier</a>, and may involve relocating the adjacent subway stop at Civic Center in downtown San Francisco.</li><li><a title="The Broad Kinda Sorta Has an Opening Date: Fall 2015" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112418303/the-broad-kinda-sorta-has-an-opening-date-fall-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Broad Kinda Sorta Has an...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/112338758/oslo-council-votes-yes-on-new-munch-museum Oslo council votes yes on new Munch Museum Alexander Walter 2014-10-28T13:51:00-04:00 >2014-10-29T21:42:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/64/64a82e38bc054ae1a3c5f49ebad0a2ee.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Oslo&rsquo;s city council approved a plan for a new Munch Museum on the waterfront in a vote on 22 October. A new building designed by the architecture firm Herreros will be constructed at a cost of 2.8m Norwegian kroner. [...] The long-delayed project has hit a number of political hurdles since the architects were first chosen in a competition in 2009. Some critics feared the dramatic design [...] would deprive the city&rsquo;s relatively new landmark opera building of the attention it deserves.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87143/winners-for-oslo-s-new-library-and-museum-competiton-announced" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners for Oslo's New Library and Museum Competiton Announced</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/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 ├ůs 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/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/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> http://archinect.com/news/article/87422/rex-does-munch-in-oslo REX does Munch in Oslo Paul Petrunia 2009-04-03T18:54:00-04:00 >2014-10-28T13:48:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mx/mxgracxdfzdeewcw.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Following up with last week's news about the <a title="winners" href="http://bustler.net/index.php/article/munch_stenersen_and_deichman_competition_has_spanish_and_norwegian_winners/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">winners</a> of the international competition for the new Munch Area in Oslo&rsquo;s waterfront neighborhood Bj&oslash;rvika, Bustler now presents the newsworthy proposal from REX titled <a href="http://bustler.net/index.php/article/munch_museum_competition_entry_yin_yang_by_rex/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&ldquo;Yin Yang&rdquo;</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87143/winners-for-oslo-s-new-library-and-museum-competiton-announced Winners for Oslo's New Library and Museum Competiton Announced Alexander Walter 2009-03-27T18:09:00-04:00 >2014-10-28T13:49:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/se/se69if16dqbtlaez.jpg" width="514" height="420" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Today, Spanish Herreros Arquitectos received the first prize in the Munch Museum competition. Norwegian Lund Hagem Arkitekter with Atelier Oslo were ranked as number one in the Deichman Library competition.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87422/rex-does-munch-in-oslo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">REX does Munch in Oslo</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86960/shiny-new-buildings-for-oslo Shiny New Buildings for Oslo Alexander Walter 2009-03-23T16:41:00-04:00 >2014-10-28T13:59:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xp/xp98agqpinaj0he3.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Until March 29, the City of Oslo exhibits the 40 contributions for the Munch Area and the Deichman Axis architecture competition. The list of invited architects includes names like Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, and Foreign Office Architects. Images on <a href="http://bustler.net/index.php/article/exhibition_of_munch_stenersen_area_and_deichman_axis_entries_opened_in_oslo/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p>