Speaking through the hand

Taking a closer look at aspects of Are Vesterlid’s home reveals how the often silent architect spoke through his drawings and built work.     Would you live in a house of your own making? This question, often posed to architects, was clearly answered by…

Crisis and Opportunity: Restrictions on Post-War Building

Three responses to the regulations: shrinking, reusing, overlaying.   As a result of its dispersed population and relatively poor economic standing, Norwegian architecture was not dictated by the stylistic changes that governed the architecture of continental Europe. Architectural innovation in Norway was typically seen through…

Moelven modular houses – 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…

Sverre Fehn. Skådalen Skole

In the 70s Sverre Fehn planned a school for deaf children’s in the area of Skådalen at Holmenkollåsen in Oslo. The complex is only 20 minutes from the City centre by subway yet it feels completely immersed in nature. The program is split up in…