Project details

Location: Oslo, Norway

Size: 8.500m²

Client: Norsk Olje AS

Recognition: Sundt's Prize for Architectural merit 1984, Anton Chr. Houen's Prize for outstanding individual architectural work 1988

Built: 1983

Project description

Residential, semi-detached housing
Giskehagen is situated in an established residential area with semi-detached houses 4 km from the city centr
The master plan consist of terraced houses with 5 – 10 units per row which are laid out in a free and informal pattern to form various neighbourhood units either aligned to form street “corridors”, or grouped to surround large open spaces, or small enclosed courts etc.