DESIGN FOR DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE

Design for demographic change is a key design problem for today’s fast changing populations and rapid urbanization, with all the associated conditions and dynamics the latter entails. How can one project possible futures and how can one design for uncertain outcomes?

The 24 hour Oslo studio addressed the question what kind of provisions are needed for a growing young population in Norway’s capital that can afford increasingly less due to rampant commodification of space. This entails among other aspects the need for visions for the future of collective space and activities. Students undertook detailed analyses of demographic change and the programmatic provisions of different neighborhoods of Oslo and developed projects in response to the needs that arise from demographic change. The project Oslo Convergence by Mattia Lomaglio received the Knowledge Oslo (Kunnskap Oslo) Award in …

24 hour Oslo: Oslo Convergence, Matteo Lomaglio, 2016.
24 hour Oslo: Oslo Convergence, Matteo Lomaglio, 2016.
24 hour Oslo: Oslo Convergence, Matteo Lomaglio, 2016.
24 hour Oslo: Oslo Convergence, Matteo Lomaglio, 2016.
24 hour Oslo: Oslo Convergence, Matteo Lomaglio, 2016.
24 hour Oslo: Oslo Convergence, Matteo Lomaglio, 2016.
24 hour Oslo: Oslo Convergence, Matteo Lomaglio, 2016.
Performative Envelopes: OAT Pavilion, Karen Maria Eiken-Engelgård, Karlis Jaunromans, Harri Kaplan, 2015.
Performative Envelopes: System, Karen Maria Eiken-Engelgård, Karlis Jaunromans, Harri Kaplan, 2015.
Performative Envelopes: OAT Pavilion, Karen Maria Eiken-Engelgård, Karlis Jaunromans, Harri Kaplan, 2015.
Performative Envelopes: OAT Pavilion, Karen Maria Eiken-Engelgård, Karlis Jaunromans, Harri Kaplan, 2015.
Performative Envelopes: Lab 1, Karen Maria Eiken-Engelgård, Karlis Jaunromans, Harri Kaplan, 2015.
Performative Envelopes: Lab 1, Karen Maria Eiken-Engelgård, Karlis Jaunromans, Harri Kaplan, 2015.
Living Bridges for Akerselva: Market Bridge, Sigurd Gjeste Berge, 2015.
Living Bridges for Akerselva: Market Bridge, Sigurd Gjeste Berge, 2015.
Living Bridges for Akerselva: Market Bridge, Sigurd Gjeste Berge, 2015.
Living Bridges for Akerselva: Market Bridge, Sigurd Gjeste Berge, 2015.
Oslo East Fjord: Environmental Research Center, Kristoffer Sekkelsten, 2014.
Oslo East Fjord: Environmental Research Center, Kristoffer Sekkelsten, 2014.