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Posts tagged 'Norway'

Snøhetta designs new gallery space within 1960s Norwegian arts centre 

Gallery Merz, at the Henie Onstad Kunstsenter outside Oslo, is carved out from the centre’s original concrete shell in a sensitive design that connects to

Architecture

Snøhetta completes energy-positive Powerhouse Telemark

The building in southern Norway was designed by Snøhetta as part of an initiative dedicated to reducing construction’s carbon emissions Words by Francesca Perry ‘Architecture

Buildings
Moniker store oslo - branding and design by snohetta - icon eye

Snøhetta creates colourful universe for Norwegian fashion store Moniker

The design studio has created a series of saturated interiors for Moniker’s Oslo store as well as a new concept for its graphic and digital

Design

A ‘living room’ for a village: Helen & Hard’s timber library in western Norway

The project comprises a library, homes and offices in one distinctive structure Words by Francesca Perry Helen & Hard, a Norwegian practice celebrated especially for

Buildings

Norway’s new gallery by Bjarke Ingels’ BIG combines beauty and bombast

  Realising The Twist wasn’t always straightforward – but now it’s built, the space makes for an ethereal gallery experience, says Joe Lloyd Images by Laurian Ghinitoiu

Features

Peter Opsvik: ‘My theory about sitting is simple: if we are allowed to move, we move’

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

Icon of the Month

Ore inspired: Peter Zumthor’s zinc mine museum in Norway

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

Features

Lars Beller Fjetland

The designer finds inspiration in the landscapes of western Norway to create natural furniture pieces of warmth and charm Bergen lies on the west coast

News

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 Stages don’t get much

Review

Salt festival

A remote beach on the Arctic island of Sandhornoy will this weekend host the opening of Salt, a year-long arts festival centred around large-scale wooden

GALLERY

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’


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