Embodying hope, freedom and equity
Regjeringskvartalet was one of six proposals invited by the Norwegian Directorate of Public Construction. The need for security within a densely built urban environment was a challenge however, the proposal takes a radical design approach that actively breaks down the historical, cultural and physical barriers of the city, rather than create new boundaries and separations.
Within the government quarter, efficient workplace strategies are proposed. Employees can sit close to each other, giving rise to increased collaboration. Indoor and outdoor social spaces are planned for relaxation and recreation.