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Mjelgaron – the portable house of your dreams

Håkon Mjelva, 1961 The intention of the summer house Mjelgaron was to be the architectural version of a ready-to-assemble IKEA-furniture piece: a reasonably priced, flat package with a bunch of pieces you yourself have to put together. The entire house was supposed to be loaded…

Geir Grung’s Infrastructure Projects

by Amanda Holden and Simon Heidenreich  Geir Grung in his time Geir Grung’s domestic work from the 1960s follows a rational, Modernist formula, influenced by the work of Arne Korsmo and PAGON. His infrastructure work on the other hand, experiments boldly with the formal opportunities…

Oslo Bymuseet

                                                    Photo: Teigen/Eier, DEXTRA Photo, from the book Frogner hovedgård How does one create architectural additions that meet the modern views…

The Terje Moe Hus

The house built on Bygdøy, Oslo, is a reverence to Terje Moe’s ideology of habitation. The ‘Kube hus’, as the house is called, was built in 1977. Moe constructed the building himself in one-year. Regarding this, he states: “Much of the work had to be…

Skådalen Skole by Sverre Fehn

Skådalen Skole is located on the Holmenkollenåsen on the outskirts of Oslo. After getting off the metro in Skådalen you are more or less surrounded by nature. Following a path from the station southeast bound you reach the entrance of the school in just a…