Statoil, Fornebu. Because of the size of the programme, the volume was divided into smaller parts – five three-storey blocks which, according to the architects, also provided a human scale.
A-lab have succeeded in identifying and making use of the specific architectural potential in this project, according to critic Mirza Mujezinovic.
The Statoil building is tailored to a flexible future. Statoil has a 15-year rental agreement, but the architecture is also programmed to take multiple tenants.
The interiors include a number of different meeting- and working sitiuations. In the background Jim Lambie's colour pattern on the stairwell walls.
Three variations of plan level 5. Left: Block with fixed cores (A). Middle: Next phase with some partitioned rooms, made with light partitions (B). Right: The block with partitions and a general furniture arrangement (C).
The stacking strategy aims to minimise the building footprint, create a variety of outside spaces and leave room for a public park by the sea.