The “Nordic Light” Tower is anchored in tradition and innovation. In Oslo, the development of the 19th century railway resulted in archaeological finds back to the medieval times, when the Norwegian city was then mainly built in timber.

Type: Commercial, Public, Transportation
location: Oslo, Norway
program: Train station and tower
client: Bane NOR Eiendom
size / value: .000 m2
commission type: Invited competition (2017) in collaboration with CF Møller
status: On-going
photo credits: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Nordic Light Fjordporten By Reiulf Ramstad Architects - Sheet2«Nordisk Lys» wishes to bring threads back to this tradition using wood as a culture-bearing material in combination with modern materials such as structural concrete and high-tech glass.

Nordic Light Fjordporten By Reiulf Ramstad Architects - Sheet3The «Nordic Light» tower will emerge as a lighthouse for the railway’s sense of society, sustainability and environmental friendliness. At the same time, it will be a forward-looking and robust hub where transport, travel, work, leisure, culture and industry merge with Oslo Central Station and its surrounding context in a functional and beautiful way.

Nordic Light Fjordporten By Reiulf Ramstad Architects - Sheet5«Nordic Light» will be a highly efficient, pleasant and innovative work and meeting arena. A place where competence development and networking will make it the most creative hub in the Nordic region.

Nordic Light Fjordporten By Reiulf Ramstad Architects - Sheet6

«Nordic Light» is a forward-looking and site-oriented project, based on the human-friendly as well as on the productive and environmentally friendly Nordic culture.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter AS
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Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Reiulf Ramstad Architects (RRA) is an independent Oslo-based architectural firm with a high level of expert knowledge and a distinct ideology. The firm has a strong conceptual approach combined with experience from numerous past accomplished projects. RRA has a permanent staff consisting of 16 graduate architects, 4 associated partners, one managing director, 2 administrative staff, and 2-4 permanent openings for architectural students.

Over the years RRA has produced a wide range of innovative and ground breaking projects with an exceptional variation of scale and programs.  We have earned a reputation for creating bold, simple architecture with a strong connection to the Scandinavian context and the impressive Scandinavian landscape in particular. Common for all our projects are that they are driven by a genuine dedication to humanist values.  We build in both urban and rural areas, all over Norway and  recently our projects are increasingly gaining attention also Trollstigen National Tourist Route outside of Norway.


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