Holmenveien Nursery

Project information

  1. Location Oslo‚ Norway
  2. Area1.520 m²
  3. Construction cost35 mill NOK

Project details

  1. Year2013 — 2015
  2. StatusCompleted
  3. Partners Arkitektkontoret GASA
    Bjørbekk & Lindheim landscape architects
    MTHøjgaard contractors
  4. Client Omsorgsbygg
  5. Enquiries Hallgrimur Thor Sigurdsson
  6. Scope Education environments
    Sustainability

Where children flourish

This exciting nursery project, won in a competition in 2013, included designing a new building and renovating an old villa, in addition to creating three different outdoor play areas for various activities. The task was to create a place in which small children can play, learn and grow in a safe, inspiring and welcoming atmosphere.

Step by step

The nursery has a flexible layout with "bases" that can modified according to need. The new building is designed as steps, allowing for roof gardens, where the children can play and learn. Holmenveien Nursery has elevators to all levels, an intuitive colour and signage scheme and no thresholds. 

Restoring the listed villa

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