Survey: A careful examination of a visited work.

Sverre Fehn: Futurist?

We stand on the last promontory of the centuries!… Why should we look back, when what we want is to break down the mysterious doors of the Impossible? Time and Space died yesterday. We already live in the absolute, because we have created eternal, omnipresent…

Work with what is there

In the backseat of the jeep. The pile of timber seems custom designed to fit the car. On the other side of the stack, father and son are talking in German to Knut Wold, driver of the jeep and current owner of the Sørum Farm.…

Everything neat and tidy.

Everything neat and tidy. Kitchen clean. Bathroom clean. Bookshelf in alphabetical order. Piano polished to a mirror-like surface. The noise of classy shoes covered in blue plastic socks. The smell of cleaning soap in the background. Entering someone’s personal paradise, his or her or their lifework,…

Villa Schreiner by Sverre Fehn

I am standing in front of a wooden facade that is one story high and has no openings. There is only one door and a roof that protects from any kind of weather, like today’s rain. Villa Schreiner seems to be completely closed from the outside.…