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Workshop in New Delhi

Fantastic Norway was in November 2010 invited to participate at the Urban Typhoon workshop in New Delhi. Participants included architects, planners, artists, poets, researchers and social scientists from all over the world. The workshop was …


Cardboard Cloud

The installation “Cardboard Cloud” was designed on behalf of the Norwegian Center for Design and Architecture (DogA), in Oslo. The goal for installation was to create a framework around the exhibition of new Norwegian design …



I kjølvannet av terrorangrepet på Utøya den 22.juli 2011, har Fantastic Norway jobbet sammen med AUF om utviklingen av en strategi for gjenreisingen av øya som leirsted. Arbeidet er utført i tett dialog med AUF …


Venice Biennale 2012

Fantastic Norway has for the last year been working with the re-establishing of a political camp on the island of Utøya, the location of the massacre where 69 young people were killed on July 22nd …


1814 / Ballot Box

The voting ballot box (stemmeurnen) is an installation erected in conjunction with the 100 years anniversary of the woman’s right to vote in Norway and will also be a part of upcoming 200 years anniversary …


On a Thin Line

Fantastic Norway was commisioned by Asplin Ramm to improve the stretch between Rosenholm Campus and Rosenholm Station.

We proposed Norways longest footbridge between the station and the campus, in the extension of the architectural axis …


Slide City / Per Kartvedt

In the 70’s Oslo’s own “Man in Black”, Professor of Architecture Per Kartvedt , started his long lasting lecture series on cities, communities, myths and dreams. Per has since then been an influential character in …


100% Norway

Fantastic Norway was recently awarded second place for best stand design at 100% Design in Earls Court / London, by Blueprint Magazine. The jury stated: “Within the context of the exhibition’s opening debate, surrounding ideas …



”Kakafoniet” is a feasibility study done for Sparebankstiftelsen. Their ambition is to establish a 12000 square meters cultural house in Kvadraturen/Oslo within the location of two old, classical bank buildings.  The project is aimed towards …


Brønnøy Brygge

This project was developed as part of a feasibility study for a strictly regulated waterfront of Brønnøysund. The ambition was to create a more interesting and vibrant waterfront for the old district of Sørbyen. A …


Venice Biennale 2010

Together with a series of young nordic designers, Fantastic Norway was invited to participate in the exhibition “At Work With” at the 2010 Venice Biennale.

We were asked to contribute with one week of work …



Sirene is a luxurious restaurant placed at Aker Brygge, where Oslo meets the fjord. We wanted to bring in aspects of nature into this very urban area.

The building is designed with layers of flexible …


Walking Berlin/Beijing

The ambulant exhibition “Walking Berlin/Beijing” was part of our participation in the DMY International Design Festival, Berlin 2009.

The exhibition aimed to promote the region of South Helgeland and simultaneously create publicity for a new …



Kneisen is a dual purpose visitors center at the Black Glaciar in northern Norway. The building works both as a centre for eco-tourism and research on new environmentally friendly technology. The building’s design is inspired …



Fantastic Norway AS conducted the part as curator, architect, graphic artist and producer for the exhibition “Eurovisions”, at the Norwegian center for Design and Architecture in Oslo (December 2009).

The exhibition presented three different districts …


«Håkon & Haffner» – Episode 6

Se den sjette episoden her!/ Watch episode #6 here!

Den viktigste arktiekturen er verken rådhus, operabygg, storting eller signalbygg, men snarere rommet imellom byggene; Byrommene våre. Hva er egentlig et byrom? Hva har byrom med …


«Håkon & Haffner» – Episode 5

Se den femte episoden her! / Watch episode #5 here!

Norges største byggeprosjekt er også en av de største politiske prosjektene som har blitt gjennomført i Norge: Drabantbyene. Men hvorfor har idealsamfunnene som ble bygd …


«Håkon & Haffner» – Episode 3

Se den tredje episode her! / Watch episode #3 here!

Hva er egentlig et signalbygg? Og hvilke signaler sender de egentlig ut? Håkon & Haffner undersøker dette spørsmålet og prøver å finne ut av om …


«Håkon & Haffner» – Episode 4

Se den fjerde episoden her! / Watch episode #4 here!

Industribyene som bygde Norge, er i dag ofte sett på som nedslitte og stygge småbyer.

Håkon & Haffner forteller historiene til disse merkelige byene som …


«Håkon & Haffner» – Episode 2

Se den andre episoden her! / Watch the second episode here!

Hva er egentlig et typisk norsk bygg? I denne episoden avdekker Håkon&Haffner sannheter, myter og romantiske ideer om det norske hus.

Finnes det egentlig …


«Håkon & Haffner» – Episode 1

Se den første episoden her! / Watch the first episode here!

Hvordan bygger man en by? Episoden omhandler fenomenet utopi, med særlig fokus på Sverre Pedersen og de brente steders regulering.

Håkon&Haffner sprenger Bergen i …


High Tide Fire

Sitting next to a fireplace at night, staring into the flames is a wonderful feeling. So is sitting on a peer dangle your feet over the water. What if you combine these two?

The High …


Polar Night Daylight

The installation ”Polar Night Daylight” was erected in the arctic town of Bodø, November 2005. During wintertime, it´s dark 24 hours a day in these parts of Norway. The public

Spaces are usually abandoned during …


Revitalizing Kolstad

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Oslo Triennale

We were invited to give our take on the notion of ”risk” in Norwegian culture, which was the main theme at the Oslo Triennale 2007. In addition to an essay, we made a physical model …


Masterplan / Sykkylven

(Project designed in colaboration with Eriksen Skajaa AS + Bjørbekk og Lindheim AS. Project info will be updated soon).…