Various Architects partners Alexander Berg and Ibrahim Elhayawan have started development business, which is based on buying, renovating and selling old apartments in down town of Oslo.
Our concept is focused on creating harmony between old and modern designs. We also focus on creating quality solutions with affordable prices. We are learning a lot from these development projects. They give better understanding and dialogue with investors who share our philosophy.
These development projects have had great success. They give us a great deal of satisfaction as they have positive contribution to the society.
Building application approved for E 138 housing project. There has been minor design modifications including transforming roof type for the front building to flat roof, which creates a roof terrace, and increase the out door areas for the project. This change also creates optimal view towards Oslo fjord for building behind.
The construction of Taipei Performing Arts Center continues. These images, taken by Kevin Mak (OMA), during site visit by Managing Partner-Architect of OMA, David Gianotten. The images show great development on the construction site. Various Architects partner, Ibrahim Elhayawan was the project leader for OMA team through Preliminary Services phase, schematic design phase, working closely with OMA partners in charge, Rem Koolhas and David Gianotten.
We look forward to the completion of the whole project next year.
Our housing project in Larvik city, in the south of Norway, is near completion. Various Architects was commissioned the project when client saw our Larvik school project in the announcement for the neighbourhood.
We a really excited about this project and can´t wait to see if completed.
Hurum Farm House completed this year. The building sits really well in the landscape as the placement was designed on site. The living areas have a peaceful panoramic view over the Norwegian green fields.
The design process was a collaboration with the client, Terje Wiggo Nielsen, who made early sketches of the house with a vision to create flexible, modern farm house that combines living and working spaces.
B13 duplex apartments project has recently finished. The project consists of creating 10 new apartments in a historical building in the center of Oslo.
Lillestrøm Bicycle Hotel won the prince for best Architecture and Urban Development at Skedsmo kommune for 2016. The award was presented to Various Architects by the Mayor, Ole Jacob Flæten, in front of enthuiastic crowd.
Extract from the jury report:
«Lillestrøm Bicycle Hotel is a contemporary and innovative project that promotes the use of bicycles in combination with public transport. The building has an exciting form, construction and materials. The architecture of the building received attention far beyond Norwegian borders. It strengthen Lillestrøm´s image as Norway´s best bicycle city»