Category: Interviews

Interviews with contemporary practices in Norway.

Interview with Einar Jarmund

Interview with Einar Jarmund, 04/09/2015 Jarmund/Vigsnæs Architects by Joana Graça & Alberto Sancho Norwegian Architecture 2015, Oslo School of Architecture and Design The norwegian dream parody video mentioned by the architect, “The cabin”, can be found here.  

Having lunch with Jsa Architects

   studio     nature     architecture   studio | the office Jensen and Skodvin Architects‘ office was a carwash in the past; the floor hasn’t been renovated, that’s why you can still see some sewer covers on it. The walls are made of rough concrete, the…

A morning with Manthey Kula

          After checking out their website, we gathered that their work was deeply theoretical, experimental and academically refined. We walked into Manthey Kula’s office on 9th September, 2015, with our notebooks full of questions ready to ask Beate Hølmebakk and Per…

Interview with Erik Langdalen

by Julia Schwarz and Amanda Holden “Architecture is no longer only about making your statement. You really have to write yourself into something” says Erik Langdalen Erik Langdalen’s work is unique in sensitively tackling the restoration and modernisation of historic farmsteads in the north of…

A Hypothetical Interview

Seeking to stimulate a sincere reaction, we asked Dagur Eggertsson,* from Rintala Eggertsson Architects, to express his opinion on 4 different architectural topics in 4 different sites in Oslo. These were:   Ekebergparken  •  Transition Sørengabro  •  Motion Mariakirken  •  Re-contextualization Opera House  •  Wonder  …

Interview with Knut Longva

We met former founder Knut Longva on a Friday afternoon during one of his few time slots. We asked him about his practice, his work and thoughts. After a fun time he spent passionately introducing us to different projects his firm designed since its creation,…