It is one hundred years since the landscape architect programme began at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) making Norway the first country in Europe to educate landscape architects and this centennial will be celebrated with the OUTDOOR MATTERS exhibition at the National Museum – Architecture, Oslo.
Snøhetta’s Solobservatoriet Planetarium and Visitor Centre will be Norway’s biggest astronomic facility, located in the town of Lunner, surrounded by the dense vegetation of Harestua forest 45 km north of Oslo.
"House Viewing" is an exhibition at the National Museum in Oslo examining the current state of housing development; it expands the revamped permanent exhibition called "Housing Design" that gives visitors an overview of housing ideals and ideas over the last one hundred years.
The Nordic-Office of Architecture studio has designed the Oslo airport extension, doubling the surface area and preserving the rationalist style of the existing building. The project saw the first airport building in the world being awarded an ‘Excellent’ rating under BREEAM certification. Its innovations include using snow for cooling.
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