'This is how the new station will look like'
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Panel debate: Gary Bates, Johanne Borthne, Joakim Skajaa and Hans Martin F. Halleraker. Debate moderated by Kosha Ahmadi and Astrid Fadnes
The exhibition at the Nordic Pavilion has been titled FORMS OF FREEDOM: African Independence and Nordic Models. The exhibition will explore and document how modern Nordic architecture was an integral part of Nordic aid to East Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. The resulting architecture is of a scope and quality that has not previously been comprehensively studied or exhibited.
Nedregate Culture District review by Gaute Brochmann in Morgenbladet #7 2014
Space Group project Nedregate Culture District (Signal Mediahus, N.Y. Kindergarten and OCA) won the Oslo City Architecture Award today. The award ceremony took place at Rådhuset (Oslo City Hall) today. After short presentations of the three finalists, it was announced that Nedregate 5 -7 / Nedregate Cultural District was the winner! Thank you client Lars Hellebust of Storm Properties and all the people that have been involved in the project.
Nedregate Culture District is nominated for both Oslo Bys Arkitekturpris (Oslo Architecture Award) and Statens Byggeskikkpris (the National Building Award).
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Space Group won the metal award Metall13 for clarion hotel & congress Trondheim. Ma Yansong (MAD) handed over the award.
The prize honors outstanding architecture that contribute to a better environment and awarded by the Local Government and Regional Affairs in Norway. The award is given to buildings which help to maintain, renew and develop the general building tradition.
Present, FutureOpening: October 26, 7pm
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Past Futures, Present, Futures presents 101 unrealized proposals for New York City, dating from its formation to today with 101 reenactments by invited artists, architects, writers and policy-makers to create alternative visions for the present and future of the city. With the belief that art and architecture, beyond the production of new forms of capital or building solutions, have the power to re-imagine new forms of collective aspiration, the exhibition will present a past and future historiography of novel ideas in New York to open discussion about relevant actions in the city, their vectors of desire, methodologies, limits, audiences and agents.
The exhibition opens with all 101 Past Futures on display. Throughout the duration of the exhibition, all Present, Future reenactments are daily added till the closing of the show. On October 26 at 7pm, a second opening of the show will unveil all the commissioned reenactments.
Space Group is one of four finalists of 26 entries in the international competition Nordic Built Challenge for Postgirobygget, an existing high-rise building in Oslo.Nordic Built Challenge aims to identify good ideas for how buildings can be transformed in a sustainable, innovative and cost-effective manner.Space Group has teamed up with BollingerGrohmann + Florian Kosche AS og AJL Engineers.The selected projets will now move on to phase two, where the proposals will be developed together with the client, Entra Eiendom AS. The final winner will be selected in September.
Clarion Hotel and Congress Trondheim featured in FRAME issue 93.
MVRDV and Space Group are one of three teams who have been asked to submit a masterplan proposal for the Norwegian town of Madla-Revheim, the main development area outside of Stavanger. The aim of this commission is to develop a model of sustainable growth that treats development principles, transportation systems and built structures as parts of a whole. In this proposal, MVRDV and Space Group propose to concentrate 4,000 housing units on the edge of the 780 acre site, preserving the heart of the development for open, green space, public programs and sports facilities.
Read about the new Oslo Central Station and Norwegian Architecture Towards Sustainability in current issue of A+U magazine.
22 candidates will be exhibited at Rådhusplassen (town hall plaza) from October 1st. The exhibition will open at 16.00, and three nominees will be announced. The award ceremony will take place at Rådhuset (Oslo City Hall) October 16th. The exhibition closes October 27th.
The prize honors outstanding architecture that contribute to a better environment and is awarded by the Local Government and Regional Affairs in Norway. The award is given to buildings which help to maintain, renew and develop the general building tradition. Seven buildings have been chosen from the 60 nominated projects and are now competing for the prize. The winner will be announced on the 25th of June.