Norway Will Be Home to World’s Highest Wooden Building

Norway Will Be Home to World’s Highest Wooden Building

This week a construction project out of the ordinary started in Brumunddal, a short two hours’ train ride from the capital, Oslo. The world’s...
The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The World has already over 1,700 gene-banks holding collections of food crops for safekeeping. Many of these are, however, vulnerable, exposed for disasters as...
Exporting Norwegian Architecture

Exporting Norwegian Architecture

10 million NOK (USD 1.2 mill) will be used to help Norwegian architects to gain a foothold abroad. The initiative is led by Innovation...
Exciting Modern Architecture in Lillehammer

Exciting Modern Architecture in Lillehammer

The Norwegian architects Snøhetta has done it again! This time the celebrated architects have created a holistic expression for both the Lillehammer Museum of...
Valley of Vikings in Norway

Valley of Vikings in Norway

Each summer in Gudvangen a week long market festival congregates to celebrate the Vikings. On the area, a permanent Viking Village is soon to be established....
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Now in Oslo: Love in the Time of Loneliness

At the Edvard Munch Museum in Oslo, the works of Edvard Munch is now juxtaposed against Gustave Flaubert’s groundbreaking novel Madame Bovary. Two masters come...
A Norwegian Architectural Masterpiece that Changed the Face of Brutalism

A Norwegian Architectural Masterpiece that Changed the Face of Brutalism

The London-based journalist and writer Christopher Beanland, has written a breathtaking monster of a book, Concrete Concept, in which he profiles 50 architectonic brutalist...
Cool Scandinavian Looks

Cool Scandinavian Looks

Scandinavian design is elegant, light, sparse, shows respect for natural materials, and is made with superb craftsmanship. Say “Scandinavian design” and most people visualize furniture,...
A Dialogue between a Brazilian and a Norwegian Architect

A Dialogue between a Brazilian and a Norwegian Architect

The Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi and the Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn never met. Still there are surprising similarities between their respective oeuvres. An...
animalsa at maihaugen

Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo

Maihaugen in Lillehammer is Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo. The museum offers more than 200 buildings from different eras, superb cultural experiences,...

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