Architecture news: Letter from Norway
Although diverse in physical form, Norwegian architecture seems to have one dominant theme – nature and man’s place in it. Good Norwegian architects excel at building harmonic structures in difficult terrain – and the end result is often poetic. Cottages grow out of rocky surfaces, as do roadside rest areas or public buildings, scattered across the landscape as if placed by an act of God. ‘Recently, we have noticed that Norwegian architecture is the subject of an enormous increase in attention from the international public,’ says Nina Berre, director at Norsk Form.
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