A House to Die In

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A House to Die In By Snøhetta as Architects

2011136_os_n40-1518171724.jpg Photographer: © MIR and Snøhetta

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It all starts in 2011 when the Norwegian artist, Bjarne Melgaard, reaches out to Olav and Frederik Selvaag with the idea of making a sculpture that would double as a house. Having a long tradition of supporting Norwegian artists, the Selvaag brothers adhere to the idea. Shortly after, Snøhetta gets involved in the project, and since then the artist and the architects have exchanged thoughts, drawings, 3D models and documents to design a house that will function as Melgaard’s private residence and atelier.

The Selvaag brothers suggest Kikkut, a plot that has been owned by the Selvaag family for decades…

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Project details
Location OsloNorway
Program Type Private House
Year Planned in the year
Involve Companies
Architects Snøhetta

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