Villa Schreiner by Sverre Fehn

I am standing in front of a wooden facade that is one story high and has no openings. There is only one door and a roof that protects from any kind of weather, like today’s rain. Villa Schreiner seems to be completely closed from the outside.…

Wenche Selmer. Domestic architecture

by Alberto Ballesteros Barea and Veronica Gallina Wenche Selmer (1920-1998) was a Norwegian female architect, who mainly focused her work on residential programs. All her projects are small-scale based, either individual houses or small summer residences and cabins. The aim of our analysis was to…

Interview with Einar Jarmund

Interview with Einar Jarmund, 04/09/2015 Jarmund/Vigsnæs Architects by Joana Graça & Alberto Sancho Norwegian Architecture 2015, Oslo School of Architecture and Design The norwegian dream parody video mentioned by the architect, “The cabin”, can be found here.  

The Science Center at 78° N 16° E

Towards the end of the street through one of the world’s most northernmost town of Longyearbyen is situated an intriguing figure of a building. Its sharp-edged body, skewed and folded in acute geometry. Its skin wrapped with a layer of insulated copper-clad as a brown…