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04.27.2020New studio at AHO: Urban Design

Jørgen Tandberg will teach a new studio at the Institute of Architecture at AHO, focusing on two highly pressing concerns: the advent of sustainability as a major force within architectural discourse, and the planning of the Norwegian small town. Read more here:

01.28.2020Lecture at the University of Oulu

I was invited to give a lecture about my work at the University of Oulu, as the first lecture in their 2020 series "Sustainability in Architecture". The lecture was named "In the Garden".

12.05.2019Europan 2nd Prize

We were announced official runner-up in the competition to design a new urban area in the centre of Raufoss, Norway, creating better connections between the city and its large industrial park. We will meet with the local municipalities again in the coming year. The jury wrote: «The proposal This Must Be the Place celebrates a modernist past of rationality and scale that connects well to the industrial heritage of the place. The aesthetics of the built elements seduces with clever and modest architecture (...). The phasing of the proposal is uncomplicated and provides a reasonable strategy for the municipality.» The project was done with colleague at AHO, Andreas Kalstveit, and with help from Louis Gervais.

08.01.2019Regular contributor to Mur+Betong

My article on the prevailing influence of architectural rationalism as a style has been published in the magazine Mur+Betong no.2 - 2019.

The article is the first in a series - I will be contributing two articles a year to the magazine, in the regular column "Byggekunst". The next article will be out by the end of 2019.

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Jørgen Tandberg Arkitekt MNAL is an architecture practice based in Oslo. We have completed work in a range of European countries, with projects ranging from single-family houses to public commissions and area plans. The work has been published and exhibited internationally, and the office is part of The Norwegian National Scenic Routes' commitment to promote young designers, and the Norwegian Architecture Associations list of "Wildcard"-offices.

Jørgen Tandberg studied architecture at the Architectural Association School in London and urbanism at the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam. His professional background is in urbanism, architecture and art production, mainly from practices in Oslo, London and Madrid. He has taught courses at the Architectural Association School and acted as invited critic in various architecture schools. Currently he is teaching at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design as an associate professor.