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Opera House, Oslo Opera House (2008)*

Artist/Designer: Snøhetta Architects

Project Location: Oslo, Norway

Figure 1 ( Photographer: Lorella Brocklesby )
Figure 2 ( Photographer: Lorella Brocklesby )
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Figure 4 ( Photographer: Lorella Brocklesby )
Figure 5 ( Photographer: Lorella Brocklesby )


Primary Material(s):
Metal, Stone, Glass, Wood

Concert Hall

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
21st Century, 2008

Additional Information:
Project Description:
The Opera House, finished in 2008, is a dramatic adjunct to the waterside landscape of Oslo and its sculptural exterior expresses a sloping diagonal that can also be seen in the interior; windows that can be adjusted to suit the climate, Scandinavian woods, rare wall treatments with signage that is not too overt; grand sloping staircase; complementary works by artists and sculptors to be seen in the interior.

Publications/Texts in Print:
Mortensen, Jørn. Visual Art in the Oslo Opera House. Oslo: Press Publishing, 2011.

Snohetta. Snohetta: People, Process, Projects. Forlaget Press: 2015.

Snohetta. Snohetta Works. Lars Müller Publishers: 2009.

Building Address:
Kirsten Flagstads Plass 1, 0150 Oslo, Norway

Significant Dates:
2003-2007- Built
2008- Opened

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