Posts tagged as 'Norway'
Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Norway by JDS Architects, photo by Steven Walters
The Copenhagen based practice JDS Architects recently unveiled the new construction of the famous ski jump at the Norwegian village of Holmenkollen – one of the world’s most recognizable sports facilities. The giant cantilevered structure is clad in aluminum and glass and rises 58 meters in the air.
'Shelf Lamp' by Andreas Engesvik
A solid base and a simple screen, end of story. This minimalist table lamp, meant for shelves, was created by the Norwegian designer and former member of Norway Says Andreas Engesvik.
'Groggy' by Tom Stepp for Northern Lighting
The Norwegian lighting manufacturer Northern Lighting developed this new floor lamp together with the Danish designer Tom Stepp. ‘Groggy’ is the perfect name for this figurative piece, which indeed looks a bit like a heavy hangover.
'K5' apartments by Reiuld Ramstad Arkitekter, photo by Reiulf Ramstad Architekter and Thomas Bjørnflaten
The Oslo based Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter realised this apartment complex in Grünerløkka, a borough of the Norwegian capital which used to be a typical working class area in the 19th century and is today one of Oslo’s hippest quarters. The block of the ‘K5′ building is a rare remaining example of the intimate blend of housing and small scale industry and the new structure is designed with special appreciation of this environment.
'Tinted Mirror' by Daniel Rybakken
The young Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken is known for his subtle and decent work. The atmospheric influence of light and reflections is the central theme of his projects. With ‘Tinted mirror’ he unites two seperate objects, a wall mounted mirror and a hanging coloured glass plate to one three dimensional product, reaching from the wall out into the room. Depending on the ambient light the cast shadow on the wall changes over the course of the day.
'ARK booktower' by Rintala Eggertsson Arkitekter
Within the ’1:1 – Architects Build Small Spaces’ exhibition at the V&A in London the Norwegian practice Rintala Eggertsson Arkitekter realised this wooden structure, a temporary, intimate, little library, in the middle of the stairwell that leads to the museum’s first-floor National Art Library.
Now after having dismantled the ARK booktower Rintala Eggertsson Arkitekter are currently looking for someone who might be interested in it.
'Gro' water can by Anderssen & Voll, Hallgeir Homstvedt and Petter Skogstad
From 29 October – 02 November a number of Oslo based designers will showcase their designed interpretation based upon personal stories, representing an individual perception of Oslo at this year’s Design Tide in Tokyo.
'Hotel SUB' by Pir II Arkitektkontor
The Trondheim and Oslo based architects of Pir II Arkitektkontor realised this partly subterranean holiday apartments located on one of Noways finest sandy beach in Stokkøya. In order to minimise the environmental impact the appartments where partly build into the slope.