ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
New Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
Recent Architecture: Performance Space

Architect
Snøhetta
Dates
  • Constructed, 2008
Awards
  • The State Building Tradition Award 2007
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New Norwegian National Opera and Ballet - Elaine Molinar
Description
Snøhetta’s prize-winning design was characterized by the jury as having strongly identifiable themes that tie the building to its culture and place while also presenting an unusual and unique expression that was in many ways new and innovative. The project developed a highly complex program into a simple general plan that integrated both a practical and intuitive sculptural approach to modeling the exterior form. Its low slung form became a link within the city rather than a divisive sculptur...
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Location
Oslo Fjord & Train Station
Oslo,
Norway

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