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American Church Oslo

The American Lutheran Congregation is the largest English-speaking church in Oslo, Norway. The American Lutheran Congregation in Oslo is located at Fritzners gate 15 in the neighborhood of Frogner. The church ministry is directed to the English speaking short-term and long-term residents of the city,…

Oslo City Hall

by Phoebe Wai Fung Chu and Eakapob Huangthanapan Oslo’s City Hall (Rådhuset) is considered one of the best Norwegian structures of the century. It houses the City Council, administrative offices, the National Celebration Hall (where the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony takes place) and art galleries.…

United Nations Security Council Chamber

Norwegian architecture is on the spot in many different places all over the world. The most representative case is the United Nations Security Council chamber, but the majority of people haven’t heard that it is an important historic piece of Norwegian design. The UN-Headquarters in…

Stave churches : the story of a stav

by Sara Cais Soler and Léa Guillot   A stave church is a Norwegian wooden medieval church named after the timber columns which are the main element of the structure : the stav. Those churches were built mainly between 1030 and 1350, when Christianity arrived…

Three elements of Tautra Monastery

1.Courtyard One important aspect of the institution is the introvert character of the daily life of the nuns. This has an architectural implication- the courtyard. The idea was to create a low building with a series of gardens, bringing light and creating a sense of…

Per Line – Friluftshuset på Orre

Marine Vincentz & Caroline Vaussanvin Frilufthuset is a recreation centre, situated on the coast of Jæren, by the beach. Visitors go there to learn about the site’s birds and plants, as well as enjoying resting time and refreshments. Built in 1987 and expanded in 1992,…