CONDITIONS guest curating at the III Moscow Architecture Biennale

May 14, 2012

Conditions Magazine is guest curating the Norwegian contribution to:
“NORDIC ID” – Contemporary Nordic Architecture
- An exhibition at the III Moscow Architecture Biennale


LECTURES BY THE EXHIBITION CURATORS:

24 May 12:00 – 15:00

Location: Central House of Artists, Moscow. Krimskij Val. 10

Organiser: PROJECT BALTIA magazine

Partner: Martela, Edsbyn

With the support of: Nordic Culture Point

Invited guest curators from Norway, Finland, Sweden and Estonia will describe and display architecture projects from leading Nordic architecture studios. The projects are choosen as representatives of phenomena that answers the question of what a Nordic identity is today.


Conditions Magazine will present at 13:50-14:25:

“LUXURIOUS MODESTY” – NORWEGIAN ARCHITECTURE

Anders Melsom, editor of Conditions magazine, Norway

Traditional Nordic values of modesty, intimacy and closeness to nature are still strong components of Norwegian architectural identity, but are increasingly in schism with the oil-fuelled rise in prosperity, consumption and luxury. The Discreet Charm of the Petrocracy is challenged and confronted in various ways by the selected small projects of different typologies, adapting contemporary developments in architecture and society to update the Nordic identity.

Projects by Snøhetta, Jensen&Skodvin, Brendeland & Kristoffersen, Studio Fredrik Lund and TYIN tegnestue architects will be presented.

WELCOME!

For more information please visit www.projectbaltia.com

Contact: info@projectbaltia.com

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