Tagged: Architecture

Varangian trade routes

Sharing more than borders

Scandinavia and Russia have deep ties Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The connection between Scandinavia and Russia extends far beyond the borders they share. The very name Russia is derived from Rus, a tribe of...

There’s always something new in Oslo

A capital in flux David Nikel Trondheim, Norway I’ve long said that it’s worth at least a couple of days exploring Oslo before heading off to the fjords. This is especially true for Norwegian...

Snøhetta designs America

A two-part look at the Norwegian firm’s US projects, from east to west Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The architectural firm Snøhetta was born in Norway, but has been making its mark globally. They have...

Snøhetta designs America

A two-part look at the Norwegian firm’s US projects, from east to west Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The library in Alexandria, Oslo’s Opera House, and the Le Monde Headquarters are just a few of...

Building outside, inside, and around the box

Norwegian architecture company Snøhetta designs Earth-friendly homes and structures Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Norwegian Architectural firm Snøhetta is perhaps best known for their Oslo Opera and Ballet House project, a structure that looks like...

Architecture with stories to tell

An architecture tour of Oslo opens doors to Norway’s history and cultural heritage Heidi Håvan Grosch, Sparbu, Norway Architecture provides a three-dimensional history of a culture, and Norway’s buildings have many rich stories to tell....

The changing house

Lidunn Øverdahl Cain talks about her people-based approach to design Line Grundstad Hanke Norwegian American Weekly I was introduced to architect Lidunn Øverdahl Cain through the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Seattle, Wash. She had...

Final day in Malaysia

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess officially opened an exhibition on Norwegian architecture before joining the Crown Prince on a visit to the company facilities of Jotun and Aker Solutions on the final day...

A successful Detour through Guggenheim

“Architecture is about connecting to the local history” said Peter Zumthor at The Symposium DETOUR: Art, Architecture, Cities and Landscapes at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on Jan. 19, marking the end of the DETOUR...

SNØHETTA: architecture – landscape – interior

The innovative, award-winning, and environmentally conscious architectural firm, Snøhetta, will be featured in a multi-faceted exhibition, opening February 4, 2010. SNØHETTA architecture – landscape – interior offers insight into the design and construction of...