A Framework for Everyday Life

Are Vesterlid created architectural wholes from a series of carefully designed details. Villa Engen is inspired by everyday life, which is articulated in thoughtful architectural objects: a Gesamstkunstwerk. During my visit to the house, I experienced even more how the architecture grows from its significant…

Villa Stenersen: a place to experience the past

While walking along Tuengen Allé in Oslo you have the impression that you are in an ordinary Norwegian suburban residential area with nice wooden houses surrounded by gardens. You have that impression until you see a monumental white concrete and glass rectangle shape standing out…

Villa Stenersen, from a designer point of view

Villa Stenersen, designed and built by Arne Korsmo for the financier and art lover Rolf M. Stenersen, is considered as one of the main works of Norwegian modernist architecture. This project underlines the pioneer and internationally oriented architect that Arne Korsmo was, and it highlights…