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National Museum in Oslo

Architect
BGO and Medplan as architects

Client
Statsbygg

Area
54000 m2

Status
Contribution to an open architectural competition in 2009.

The project shows new urban connections between the citycenter and the harbour of Oslo.

The composition of volumes is simple, general and readable. They are terraced down to RĂ„dhusplassen, gives the existing Vestbanebuilding a nice background and stregthen the concave form of the existing landscape.

The consept clarifies the historic layers. In the cross between theese, the role of the museum is pointed out: to conserve, to develop and create new relations between the past, present and the future.close >>