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Gyldendal Headquarters, Oslo, Norway. Architect: Sverre Fehn, 2007.

Gyldendal Headquarters, Oslo, Norway. Architect: Sverre Fehn, 2007.
: Gyldendal Headquarters, Oslo, Norway. Architect: Sverre Fehn, 2007. Detail of circular concrete staircase on ground level with wooden floor and concrete pillars.
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:Gyldendal Headquarters
:Gyldendal Headquarters, Oslo, Norway. Architect: Sverre Fehn, 2007.
:Sehesteds Plass
:Sverre Fehn
:Corporate And Commercial
:VIEW Architecture
:Sverre Fehn's remodelling of the headquarters of Gyldendal Publishing was the Pritziker Prize-winning architect's penultimate project. He retained the original exterior, but built an entirely new - and striking - interior, using his familiar palette of finely sculpted concrete and timber. At its heart is a luminous internal courtyard, centred on a replica of the company's original 'Danish House' headquarters in Copenhagen, and softly lit by eighteen pyramid-shaped concrete skylights of different sizes, set at different angles into pale concrete ribs. Offices and meeting rooms open off the central space, with a sunken amphitheatre seating 100 on the ground floor.
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