Tag: Oslo

Selmers’ Private House

An effortless environment to provide social equality? This essay is a contemporary reflection on Wenche and Jens Selmers’ private house built in 1963. It will investigate the house, not only in the context of modernism and traditional Norwegian architecture, but also a manifestation of equality,…

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…