scs: sørenga bridge, oslo
The product of the radical transformation, which the City of Oslo is carrying out in the eastern part of the city
centre, part of which has been the placing of the previously elevated motorways which cut the city from the
water’s edge in a tunnel under the fjord, is a 100 x 11 meter piece of ex-motorway called Sørenga Bridge.
Bymiljøetaten, a department of the Municipality of Oslo, and DogA - Norwegian Centre for Design and
Architecture approached The Scarcity and Creativity Studio to design a project which incorporates the Sørenga
Bridge into the leisure facilities which the City of Oslo is building in the areas cleared by redevelopment. Although
Sørenga Bridge is earmarked for demolition it is hoped that the SCS temporary intervention will convince
authorities that it is worth keeping this ‘urban memory’ of what this area’s predominant urban landscape used to
See NRK video: http://tv.nrk.no/serie/distriktsnyheter-oestlandssendingen/DKOA99060614/06-06-2014#t=6m9s
Students: SCL Studio: Margarita Chaskopoulou, Marte Guldvik, Marina Haga, Jonas Osthagen Hamar, Anniken Høgset, Shohreh
Kheirati, Kaja Gladhus Kolstad, Gro Krüger, Caroline Krenc, Markus Domaas Lindahl, Taavi Löoke, Ranveig Hesselberg Meland,
Annette Katherine Mohr, Eskil Frøyen Nybø, Liv Mari Oppebøen, Brianne Parquier, Elissavet Pertigkiozoglou, Randi Ravndal, Erik
Reiten, Kinga Rusin, Truls Schiefloe Sandbakk, Hedvig Margrethe Sanderud, Øistein Magnus Schive, Eirik Stiansen, Gustav Mattias
Jitzhak Tellqvist, Magnus Vågan, Harold Vermeiren GK6: Eva Bakke Nygård, Astrid Fadnes, Helga Feiring, Nina Helene Gjersøe, Anja
Lauvli Schley, Ida Mohn Werner, Kaia Opstad Sæbø, Sarah Rønning Hansen, Elisabeth Sjødahl, Robert Sømod, Vegard Thilo
Halleland, and Jan Kazimierz Godzirmirski.
Studio Staff: Prof. Christian Hermansen, Asst. Prof. Solveig Sandness, Collaborating Staff: Asst. Prof. Elisabeth
Client: DogA - Bymiljøetaten Oslo & The Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture, DogA.
Sponsors: Bymiljøetaten Oslo: Site, Material, Equipment; Norsjø: Paint
Press Clippings: see Publications
Broadcasting: NRK Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation - Distriktsnyheter Østlandssendingen 06 June 2014