FRANCISCO ROCHA / RICARDO MORAIS SOUSA (Porto, Pt / Oslo)

      BLOOMING “Earth laughs in flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson *Blooming’ is a visual poem that uses as canvas the façades of Viksjø’s buildings. Two gardens are created. The first, the physical… Continue reading

Framifrå Arkitekter (Oslo)

  Y NOT? A project of scale and size as the new government building should start with two approaches: A general discussion that sees the project in a larger urban context and a… Continue reading

SUPERUNION ARCHITECTS (Oslo)

  ARNE GARBORGS PLASS 1940-2020 This project is a vision of what the Arne Garborg Square in Oslo could look like in an immediate future – if we choose openness and public life… Continue reading

TRANSBORDER STUDIO (OSLO)

  NORWEGIAN GOVERNMENT COMPLEX The discussion of the rebuilding of the government quarter in Oslo following the 22 of July terrorist attack has largely focused on the preservation or demolition of Høyblokka. A… Continue reading

TANNHÄUSER TOR (ALEKOS HOFSTETTER / FLORIAN GÖPFERT, BERLIN)

Alekos Hofstetter & Florian Göpfert, Høyblokka & Y-Blokka, 2014 permanent marker,  ink and crayon on paper, 89 x 68 cm. Courtesy ABEL- Büro für Neue Kunst Berlin   Alekos Hofstetter, Høyblokka, 2014 permanent… Continue reading

MAGNUS NILSSON (Berlin)

MAGNUS NILSON Architect, based in Berlin    

BJØRN CAPPELEN / LUNDE & LØVSETH (Oslo)

    MITT REGJERINGSKVARTAL, ET STED I OSLO Debatten om H-blokkens og Y-blokkens framtid har vært altfor fokusert om bygningene som isolerte objekter uten å se byggene i en større helhet. Få har… Continue reading

WOOD ARKITEKTUR + DESIGN (OSLO)

  SLÅ RING ‘Slå Ring’ is the result of an inquiry WOOD a + d got from Oslo Mayor Fabian Stang in November 2013. Fabian had an idea for a circular building to… Continue reading

PETRINE LILLEVOLD VINJE (Oslo)

The sculpture Y-blokka som Y-rune is made out of three parts: a connected wooden structure made of sticks of spruce, combined with a rope of wool (spælsau), nailed to the wall. The wooden structure is… Continue reading

PREDRAG STEFANOVIC (Oslo)

TONI KAUPPILA (OSLO)

   

SOFIE FLAKK SLINNING (Oslo)

ERIK FENSTAD LANGDALEN (OSLO)

BLASTED BUILDING Entering Erling Viksjø´s iconic government building, Høyblokken 32 months after the devastating terrorist attack, I find myself standing on a territory charged with strong emotions and political controversy. But more significantly,… Continue reading

Asha Jyoti Biant, Solveig Larsen, Ole Morten Birkeland, Kenneth Hinkel, Vegard Sanne Havnevik, Kurt Breitenstein, Andreas Tingulstad (Oslo)

EQUANORTH (Oslo)

 

INGERID HELSING ALMAAS (Oslo)

NJBA A + U (DUBLIN)

Izabela Żółcińska (Warsaw/Oslo)

NICHOLAS MØLLERHAUG (Oslo)

 

Björn Ehrlemark / Carin Kallenberg (Gothenburg, SE)

DRAWING THE CURTAIN The state of uncertainty that the Norwegian government building complex has found itself in since the tragedies of July 22 2011 is already a part of its history. Windows covered… Continue reading