Architecture

Norway’s ambassador to China, Svein O. Sæther, gave the opening speech of the Sino-Norwegian Architect Forum on Wednesday. The forum is a part of the Beijing Design Week currently hosting events all over the city. Read more

Beijing Design Week opened its’ doors on the 24th of September and will be running until October 1. This annual citywide event attracts some 2000 designers, institution representatives and industry experts. Among these we find the Norwegian couple Hilde and Bård Tørdal and their project, a small robot named Papp. Read more

"Architecture is a Verb - Innovation in Architecture Education" was the title of the 2nd Sino-Norwegian Architecture Forum held at Xian University of Architecture and Technology 28 September. Read more

Photo: Lens.

A salon named “The Humanity of Aurora and Forest - The social dimension of Norwegian public space” was held in Hao Space in Beijing on 25 September 2015 to present some of the highlights from Norwegian Landscape Architecture. Read more

The Oslo School of Architecture and Design exhibits the installation “Custom Made – Naturalizing tradition” at Shanghai West Bund Art Center. Read more

Photo: CG Guangzhou.

After being displayed in Guangzhou and Beijing, the Contemporary Norwegian Architecture Exhibition #7 has now arrived in Fuzhou, Fujian. The exhibition was successfully opened at Fuzhou University last Monday and will stay in Fuzhou until 9th of January 2015. Read more

Photo: Jon Eivind Stø.

Norwegian and Chinese architects met this week to discuss highly interesting topics such as architecture in combination with nature and architecture related to healthcare. Read more

Robert Greenwood, Snøhetta,

The 3rd annual Sino-Norwegian Architecture Forum in Xi’an was held this week, with great success. Students and professors from various universities, including Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology (XAUAT), Tsinghua University and People’s University in Beijing, were present. In addition, Xi’an Urban Planning Bureau as well as a number of architects from both countries took part in the... Read more

Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) seeks a Chief Curator or Curator Team for its sixth international triennale to be held in Oslo, Norway in the autumn of 2016. Read more

9/11 Memorial. 
Photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto.

On the 15th of May President Obama was present for the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum & Pavilion at the World Trade Center in New York. Read more

Photo: CG Guangzhou.

The Norwegian Consulate General in Guangzhou has commissioned a market study to look at opportunities for Norwegian architects in the Chinese market. The market study is an important part of the all-China strategy on architecture of the Norwegian foreign missions in China. During 2014, the Norwegian missions plan both cultural, academic and commercial activities for architecture across China. Read more

Photo: Teamer Arch.

Norwegian Consul General Espen Rikter-Svendsen participated together with central figures in the South Chinese architecture and design industry in a panel debate called «Encounter and Cooperation» on how to overcome cultural differences and other challenges in cross-border architectural projects. Read more

Photo: Boeri Architetti, Bosco Verticale. Photo: Marco Garofalo.

Delegation of Chinese journalists and experts attended the opening of this year’s environmentally themed exhibition Read more

Architectural project uses grass root approach to improve living conditions in migrant workers’ communities. Read more

Boeri Architetti, Bosco Verticale. 
Photo: Marco Garofalo.

Experts and journalists to attend the Nordic region’s largest architecture festival. Read more

A delegation of 9 prominent Norwegian architects toured China from 13th to 22nd March. During the 10 day program they visited Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. The visit combined cultural exchanges with a search for business opportunities in China. Read more

Photo: Norway at EXPO 2010.

A delegation consisting of 10 prominent Norwegian architects are visiting China on March 13-22, travelling to Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou. The purpose of the visit is cultural exchange as well as search for business opportunities in China. The program is extensive and consists of a number of seminars, exhibitions as well as visits to leading real estate companies in the various... Read more

Photo:CG Shanghai

Niels Torp Architects were successful in its bid for the new head office, hotel and operation center for 12,000 employees in China Eastern Airlines, China’s second largest airline. Read more

Photo: Susan Fraser/ Innovation Norway.

After years of requests, the architecture magazine Arkitektur N has finally met the demand and launched a long anticipated online review of their magazine called “architecture norway”. In English, user friendly, and accessible for everyone on the internet, the presentation of Norwegian architecture can now reach a much bigger audience. Read more