A walkway in the forest, as a space for art. Okulus by Rintala Eggertsson Architects

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Architects
Rintala Eggertsson Architects. Lead architects.- Dagur Eggertsson, Vibeke Jenssen, Nick Coates, Mads Øiern.
Curators
Harpefoss Art Arena, Eivind Slettmeås.
Contractors
Steinar Gran Svenningsen.
Dates
2023.
Location
Harpefoss, 61.576183, 9.852106, Oppland, Østlandet, Norway.
Photography
Martin Vinje.

Sami Rintala, Dagur Eggertsson, Vibeke Jenssen. Rintala Eggertsson Architects

Rintala Eggertsson Architects. A Norway architecture studio, based in Oslo, founded by  Sami Rintala and Dagur Eggertsson, in 2007, which bases its activities around furniture design, public art, architecture and urban planning. In 2008 Eggertsson and Rintala were joined by Vibeke Jenssen who is now a full partner in the company. All three studied under Juhani Pallasmaa in Helsinki, and are informed by his phenomenological and cross-disciplinary thinking. Since its establishment, Rintala Eggertsson Architects have developed projects around the world and their work has been exhibited at the Maxxi Museum in Rome, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the National Art Museum of China and with the special project “Corte Del Forte” at the 2018 Venice Biennale.

The company has received prestigious awards over the years such as The Global award for Sustainable Architecture, the Wan 21 for 21 Award, Architizer A+Award, Travel & Leisure Award, American Architecture Award, and the International Architecture Award. Their projects and texts have been published in architecture magazines such as Abitare, Area, METALOCUS, Architectural Review, A+U, L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, D'A Magazine, AMC architecture, Detail, Domus, Topos, and Wallpaper as well as New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

Eggertsson and Rintala have taught architecture in Europe, Australia, and North America and in 2019 as Gensler Visiting Professors at Cornell University in New York.

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