Tag: Husbanken

Transforming Hauskvartalet

The corner of Hausmannsgate and Møllergata invites curiosity. Today, it stands with fading graffiti-clad walls, boarded up windows, and a Urbanium site office comfortably nestled around the corner – the neighbourhood is heavy with suggestion of urban transformation. Architecture is a mirror of dominant societal…

OBOS & Husbanken – Social Housing in Oslo

As described by the Oxford dictionary social housing is, “Housing provided for people on low incomes or with particular needs by government agencies or non-profit organizations.” But we haven’t always had social housing. In fact it was only until the industrial revolution that many European countries…