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Erling Viksjø. Høyblokken – Surface as an Experiment

Empty, raw and misty space. Høyblokken. All is left is pure structure. The rough concrete ceilings, the colossal pilotis, the abstract sandblasted, wall-fixed art and the Conglo-concrete floor. No windows, partition walls, flooring, fixtures, air-ducts, furniture, equipment, office supplies and people. This “prenatal” version of the building, being…

Andreas Bjerke, Georg Eliassen. Kristiania Elektrisitetsverk’s Administration Building – Oslo Lysverkenes Administrasjonsbygning & Krogh-salen

Built in 1931 in Soli plass, the red brick building exhibits a certain austerity in its character. Designed by the Norwegian architects Andreas Bjerke and Georg Eliassen, who won the competition for Kristiania Elektrisitetsverk’s Administration Building in 1917, it is a splendid example of monumental neoclassic…

Lund & Slaatto. Villa Lund

Although St. Hallvard Church and Chateau Neuf are the most famous buildings of Lund & Slaatto, the office designed several interesting private houses. Most of them are located in the outskirts of Oslo. This project was designed by and for Kjell Lund, and has different…