‘Utopia Station. Around every Utopia, a garland of barbed wire. But every architect carries the Utopian gene…’1 Utopia is a state, not an artists’ colony. It is the dirty secret of all architecture, even the most debased; deep down all architecture, no matter how naive and implausible, claims to make [...]

Norway is one of the Western nations that enjoy a rich abundance of dramatic natural wealth within its boundaries. These natural resources on the one hand account for a large share of Norway’s national income, in terms of oil reserves, but on the other hand allow for serenity of pristine [...]