Category: Excursions

Survey: A careful examination of a visited work.

Sverre Fehn. Hedmark Museum- 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…

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…

Sverre Fehn. Villa Schreiner

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.…