Concrete Oslo gives the reader an opportunity to explore a great
number of buildings, structures and objects through curated tours across
the city. But more than mere tourist guide, this book is an opportunity to
reflect upon an enigmatic building tradition and to engage with the city,
in literal and physical ways.
Accompanying the tours are a number of theoretical essays, original
drawings, unique photos and other historic documentation combining
historical accounts and theory with 1:1 field studies. The book springs
from a master studio course, taught by the three editors of this volume,
at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design. The format escapes the
confines of academia and invites everyone to indulge in an architectural
treasure hunt in Oslo.
Concrete Oslo comes with three different covers, randomly