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A little about Mohr

Bjart Mohr is a Norwegian architect born in Oslo on November 25, 1925. He studied in Oslo’s State Architectural Course in 1951. Although he maintained a solo practice office during his career, his production is large and prolific. Mohr is an interesting Norwegian architect quite…

VILLA NORRKÖPING

In 1963 Sverre Fehn designed this Villa in Norrköping. It was part of several architectural competitions which took place in Denmark, Finland and Sweden. Six dwellings were built, but only Sverre Fehn’s (also called Villa number 3) achieved a result which was not a simple…

70’s modular

Furnished to the toothbrush according to the period, a modular house represents the decade of the 70’s at the open air museum Maihaugen in Lillehammer. The Moelven Senior is exhibited „because it was one of the more popular houses at that time. There were a lot…

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…