Oslo’s Barcode Project is a section of multi-purpose high-rise buildings that recently popped up in the revitalized Bjørvika area. The buildings were designed by five architecture firms: A-lab, Solheim & Jacobsen, Snøhetta, Dark Architects and MVRDV. Mass public debate ensued over whether these structures are monstrosities or exciting beacons of innovation. But either way, there’s no denying their epic presence.
By Julia Eskins
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