Art and culture in Norway

Art and Culture in Norway

After being a world power during the Viking Age, Norway went through various unions with and occupations by Denmark and Sweden until independence in...
Skiing on the Sunny Side in Norway

Skiing on the Sunny Side in Norway

It is the first run if the day, and the morning sun  glitters on the pristine, white blanket of new-fallen snow. From the top...
Norway’s Mining Past

Norway’s Mining Past

Allmannajuvet in Norway was once the center of Norway’s nascent zinc mining industry, a labor-intensive process that saw the ore dragged out of deep tunnels...
Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway

Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway

Five years after the shooting by Anders Breivik at Utøya in Norway, where he killed 69 people, mostly teenagers, Utøya Memorial Pavilion, Norway has...
Suburban Oslo

Suburban Oslo

Contemporary Oslo, the capital of Norway, has an annual population growth of circa 2% and viewed in a Norwegian perspective, it is growing faster...

Christmas Mood in Oslo

The festive season is here and if you’re still feeling a little Bah! about it, there’s still plenty to enjoy in downtown Oslo. Christmas streets,...
Airport if the future

Airport of the Future

Two Norwegian architect companies gain international attention for their plans for one of the biggest airports in the world, Istanbul New Airport. A trio, consisting...
Prefabricated Concrete Norwegian Villa

Prefabricated Concrete Norwegian Villa

The house is supposed to serve the changing needs of a dad who has two children living with him every other week, an affordable...
Magnificent International Interest around New Norwegian Tourist Attraction

Magnificent International Interest around New Norwegian Tourist Attraction

Western Norway's capital, Bergen, is known for attractions such as Bryggen, the Fish Market and Edvard Grieg’s Trollhaugen. Last June Fløybanen funicular invited to...

One of the World’s Best Design Schools

Red Dot Design Award is considered one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions. Oslo School of Architecture (AHO) is proud to have been...

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