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…

Sverre Fehn: 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…

Space in space in space (in space?)

Exhibition space is supposed to be the contrary of its content. Exhibition space should not be the flashy, parametric room in which every wall and seam and bolt and window screams silently through their sheer formal nonconformity: »Here I am! Look at me!«. The main…