Bakgård: July 2008              

Rem Talking

Nice read over at Spiegel Online, 'An Obsessive Compulsion towards the Spectacular': part I and part II.

You Sexy Thing, You

Three takes on why architecture is a sexy profession; here, here and here. Puke!


Been looking for some patterns for a secret project. Here are some of interest, by Tron from Trojh Vulcan. Should test these in one-color shades, too.

Jeffrey Kipnis On Kivi Sotamaa

Kivi here and Jeffrey here.


Apperently cave men had to leave their mark too.

Summer House

Your Move

If You Ever Get Sick

Trondheim's new hospital, St. Olav, currently under bulding.

Camera Obscura

A freestanding room-sized camera obscura build by architect students at NTNU.


Dokkhuset, situated on Solsiden, is a cafe and Trondheim's new place to go if you like live jazz.

Bakgård Under Water

Old Skool


Bakklandet is Trondheim's area of old wooden houses.

The bridge, Bybroen, on a cloudy day.

Adjaye Associates

David updates site and with new projects, too.

Trondheim's Fortress

We took a little trip to Trondheim and visited typical tourist attractions. First up, Trondheim's fortress called Kristiansten festning from the 17th century.

Sunset From Above


Our history teacher Mari Hvattum talking about how architects manipulate peoples perception of the built environment. Here posing some hand gestures on the television channel NRK3. A typical trait amongst architects.

Wallpaper* Architects Directory 2008

Wallpaper* featured Sissil, our teacher from last semester, and partners as one of the world's hottest young architecture practices for 2008.

Fantastic Norway

Håkon and Erlend with new site up.

School's In

School starts come August. Found an informative site about our school. Here are some shots from our school.

Main entrance




Wild Card

Danish initiative. Young up-and-coming architects and political will. There would be a Norwegian equivalent had it not been for the latter part. Click here for a complete listing.

AHO Works 2007

Together with Christian, Jonas and Ingrid, Pierre compiled a selection of student works at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design. Buy the book now!

I'll add a video sequenze of some page design, too. Enjoy.

DIY Sauna

Kasia and crew made their own sauna.