Tag: cultural heritage

Norwegian Lighthouses – Cathedrals of the sea

Fjords, islands and bays define the Norwegian coastline for approximately 100.000 kilometres.  The coast is known for its rough seas and unpredictable skerries.  Nevertheless, along these battered shores, we can find structures that have stood implacably through centuries.  A total of 212 lighthouses define the…

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…