Norwegian Talks #1

May 5th, 2010

mostra e conferenza

ore 15.00
6 maggio 2010
Auditoium S. Agostino
Facoltà di Architettura Ascoli PIceno

a cura di
Nicola Flora/Gennaro Postiglione

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Il corso ‘Geografie dell’abbandono’ (Laboratorio di Progettazione degli Interni 2: Proff. Postiglione, Bini, Petrillo) coglie l’occasione della mostra per compiere un viaggio in Marche e Abruzzo dal 5 al 9 maggio. Visite all’architettura Romanica ascolana in compagnia dell’arch. Valeriano Vallesi (Presidente dell’Ordine degli architetti di Ascoli Piceno), partecipazione alla conferenza e alla mostra al convegno Norwegian Talks, sopralluoghi ad alcuni borghi abbandonati dell’alto Abruzzo.

Jensen and Skodvin Arkitektkontor was established in 1995 by Jan Olav Jensen and Børre Skodvin. The office is based in Oslo and has employed about 6 architects as an average the last 5 years. Currently 7 architects work in the office. The practice has completed several smaller and some larger projects, mostly public commissions in Norway, but also some single family houses and larger housing projects. Recently completed projects include a church and parking lot buildings at the new Oslo Airport. Current projects include a new Monastery for the Cistercian Nuns at Tautra close to Trondheim and a large housing project in Oslo.
Juvet landscape hotel, designed by Jensen & Skodvin Architects, was recently awarded the Travel+Leisure Design Award 2010 in the category ”The World’s Best Small Hotel”.

Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk was born in Horten, Norway in 1958. He studied at the Oslo School of Architecture 1978-84 and at the Cooper Union, New York 1984-85. Worked at the architectural office of the Norwegian State Railways 1986-88. He has taught at the Oslo School of Architecture and at the Rhode Island School of Design, and lectured at other schools of architecture. He has maintained a private practice in Oslo since 1992. He was nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion Award for European Architecture in 1996 and 2001 and received several Norwegian architecture prizes.
In 2010 is awarded Grosh medal for architecture.

Knut Hjeltnes was born in Oslo. He took his education at the Norwegian Institute of Technology, and has been appointed as a professor at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. He adheres to the modernist style, and has been awarded several prizes. The office, established in 1988 by Knut Hjeltnes, currently employs 2 architects. Most of the realized works are small-scale projects, (private houses), but also been involved in big-scale housing projects and urban developments. In 2004 Knut Hjeltnes was awarded the Norwegian Timber Award and the Masonery Award.

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