Over the past 50 years, the Norwegian designer has liberated the human body from the tyranny of ‘correct posture’ and introduced the concept of dynamic sitting, writes Debika Ray

Published in Icon of the Month

Perched on stilts high above a ravine, the primitive structures of the architect’s Allmannajuvet museum carry echoes of the area’s troubled past

Published in Features
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:59

Snøhetta – World Architecture

Dansk Arkitektur Center, Copenhagen
19 June – 27 September 2015

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 16:28

Lars Beller Fjetland

The designer finds inspiration in the landscapes of western Norway to create natural furniture pieces of warmth and charm

Published in News
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 14:32

Salt Festival, Norway

The relaxed attitude to the destruction of the remote Arctic festival's main event space reflects the ethos of the year-long event, says Mandi Keighran

Published in Review
Friday, 29 August 2014 16:11

Salt festival

Large-scale wooden structures inspired by the traditional fish-drying racks of Norway are at the centre of a year-old arts festival on the Arctic island of Sandhornoy, which begins this weekend

Published in GALLERY

For the past 12 years, the Pritzker laureate has been working on a cluster of museum buildings that lead to a disused zinc mine in a remote part of Norway. Christopher Turner visited the construction site in Almannajuvet to learn why it has taken so long

Published in News
Monday, 19 May 2014 11:37

Profile: Snøhetta

The Norwegian firm, which has offices in Oslo and New York, has built a few libraries, the latest for a university in North Carolina. It's also working on museums at Ground Zero, Lascaux and Dhahran in Saudia Arabia, writes Gwen Webber

Published in Features

The sweeping form of Snøhetta’s cancer care centre in Aberdeen is designed to calm, but the building lacks the warmth of some of its peers.

Published in News

Link and Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s Northern Lights Cathedral in Norway is a space within which nature becomes a communal experience.

Published in News
Monday, 25 March 2013 16:23

Daniel Rybakken Lighting

The Norwegian designer is the first non-Swede to have designed the bar at Stockholm Furniture Fair; it's the culmination of four years’ work to combine the abstract and concrete in lighting.

Published in News
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 15:33

Design Indaba: Sissel Tolaas

The Norwegian chemist specialises in capturing the smell of places and is passionate about the social implications of her unusual line of work.

Published in News
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 16:13

Peter Zumthor's Vardø Memorial

In Vardø, an island at the most northeasterly point of Norway, Pritzker prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor and artist Louise Bourgeois collaborated on a monument to 91 witches burned at the stake in the 17th century

Published in Features