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…

Arne Korsmo. Villa Stenersen

Villa Stenersen – Arne Korsmo – 1937Villa Stenersen, Arne Korsmo’s most famous work, is one of the most important examples of Norwegian functionalist architecture -or as Norwegians call it: “funkis”. Modernism in Scandinavia arrived in the late 1920s. In Norway the movement was received with…