Merry Christmas and happy new year from all of us in VA!
2013 has been a very exciting and eventful year for us – we have gotten three new VAs, made several new collaborations, done four competitions and seen three projects under construction – one of them completed already in November!
Thanks for good work and friendship to all our clients, collaborators and friends!
We are happy to announce that the planning application for Faunveien 7 last week. Here are some of the drawings for the project.
ULOBA invited 5 teams of architects to compete for the design and development of Gulskogen area in Drammen. Various Architects qualified for the competition together with BIG, SLA,Transsolar and Ramboll.
The task was to design a new headquarters for ULOBA in addition to providing master-planning proposal for the 25 acres site. The aim of the competition was to realize a project that will be an example of Universal Design. The Gulskogen Park project shall be a showcase for the equality of disabled people in the community. The project will also be a model of sustainable architecture and urban development through Future Built program.
From Various Architects we would like to congratulate Line Solgaard Arkitekter on the win of the competition.
Today we celebrated the Roof-topping for mesterfjellet school project in Larvik. The project is on schedule and is planned to be finished before the start of the school year in August next year. We already look forward to the opening ceremony which will be held in November 2014.
We just got approval from the Oslo municipality to start building HV family house (IG). Construcion will begin shortly, clients and architects all very excited!
Ibrahim Elhayawan has been offered a teaching position at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB). The position involves teaching an architecture studio for the 5 years program, Building Technique and Architecture. The project Ibrahim has proposed for the students this semester is Dance Pavilion in Geneva – an open international competition that the VA team delivered about a month ago.
The university is located in Ås, a city about half an hour South of Oslo in a rural area characterised by vast green farm lands.
Visualizations and drawings of Larvik Kulturhus & Moské sketch design fase as presented to the client and the Larvik municipality.