Sanden Hodnekvam


We are a part of the annual conference on wood architecture as one of four emerging norwegian studios. We will present some of our work at the 13th of november at AHO.


We will present our work with spaces for culture, galleries and coworking at the Nesodden peninsula on the 4th of november at Tangenten, Nesodden, 1800.


We are visiting a new site in Telemark today.


Unbuilt House Exhibition opening tomorrow at the Glass Gallery, AHO, as a part of the Oslo Architecture Triennale. The exhibition consists of work by 20 emerging practices, and is curated by Holt O’Brien and Aleksander Svingen. We are exhibiting a 1:50 model of our competition proposal for a new visiting centre at Rådstueruinene, Bergen. Model photo by Aleksander Svingen.


The danish publisher Archipress is releasing the book "News in Nordic Architecture" today in Aarhus, Denmark. We are featured in the book, as one of five selected norwegian studios. Other norwegian architects are Knut Hjeltnes, Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk, Lund/Slaatto and Askim/Lantto. As a part of the release event there will be a debate about the new nordic architecture.


Sanden+Hodnekvam are published in the new book News In Nordic Architecture by Archipress in Aarhus, Danmark. The other norwegian studios presented are Knut Hjeltnes, Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk, Askim/Llantto and Lund Slaatto.


We just received the great news that our team, Sanden+Hodnekvam, Asplan Viak, Rodeo and Zenisk lighting, have won three competitions in Bergen. The overall plan for the area around the harbour, the new fishing market and a visitor centre and small museum next to the UNESCO world heritage site Bryggen. We are looking forward to develop an important and interesting project together with a great team.


We have won an invited competition for a new pavillion at the childrens library at Nesodden.


Our cabin at Rones, Steinkjer, is featured in the norwegian D2 magazine today. Read the article here (in norwegian).


We are giving a lecture at the Oslo School of Architecture/AHO, tomorrow at 1500 about our studio and work.


Two of our projects are featured in the new book Best Houses Of The World, which will be published in South Korea in may.


We are interviewed in the new issue of the british magazine ENKI.


Our Cabin in Steinkjer is featured in the newest issue of NYTT ROM.


We received a shared 4th /innkøp 100 000NOK, in the open international competition regarding housing and masterplan at Ankerhagen, Hamar, in collaboration w asas arkitektur.


Our red concrete house at Lillehammer is nearing completion.


The cabin at Rones is published in the norwegian magazine Mur&Betong #1.


In collaboration w Rodeo and Even Smith Wergeland, we have developed new strategies for Trondheim city centre and the harbour. 30 000 new housing units in 2050. The project is exhibited at the Trondheim town hall and the municipal library untvil the 10th of april.


Our illustration of the future Sjøholt is on the cover of the new issue of Norwegian Architecture Competitions. The parallell commission was in collaboration with Agraff and Lala.


Our elongated wood house on pillars is approved by the municipality. We are looking forward to the detailing phase in collaboration w great clients and carpenters.


Together w Rodeo, Asplan Viak and Zenisk we have qualified for a new competition in Bergen, and have spent the last couple of days getting to know the site.


In collaboration with Agraff and Lala we have been working with new strategies and plans for Sjøholt/Ålesund. The Norwegian government highlights the project in its newsletter Illustration by Sanden+Hodnekvam Architects.


Excited to be one of five qualified teams to compete for the new urban space at the UNESCO world heritage site, Bryggen in Bergen. In collaboration with Asplan Viak, Rodeo, Zenisk and Studio Holmedal we will develop a strategy for Bryggen, Torget and the surrounding urban spaces. Other qualified teams are Gottlieb Paludan architects w Austigard Arkitektur, Arkitektgruppen Cubus w Kaleidoscope Nordic, tag arkitekter and Snøhetta w Jørgen Tandberg.


We are a part of the exhibition "History in practice" at the Oslo Architecture Association on thursday. See you there!


The long brick house with an enclosed garden is under construction at Lillehammer.


We are working on a new project at the Nesodden peninsula with small, sustainable housing units.


We are on our way to Trondheim with our friends at Rodeo to disucuss our strategies for the city centre and the new developments in the harbour with the municipality.


New project! We are working on a new co-working space at the Nesodden peninsula.


Last week we went to Trondheim for the startup of Trondheim 2050, a project we are doing in collaboration w Rodeo Arkitekter and Even Smith Wergeland. The four invited teams will all be working on finding new strategies for Midtbyen, as well as additional area. Our team has been assigned Trondheim East, which includes Nyhavna, Bakklandet, Solsiden, Svartlamoen, Lilleby, Møllenberg and Lademoen.


Last week we presented our strategy for Sjøholt outside of Ålesund, in collaboration w Lala Tøyen and Agraff.


In collaboration with Rodeo Architects we have been invited to develop new plans and strategies for Trondheim municipality.


Our sketch model in light green concrete will be a part of the exhibition "Unbuilt Houses" by young norwegian architects. The exhibition is a part of the Open House Oslo and is curated by Holt O´Brien and Svingen Arkitektkontor. Join us for the opening at Greenhouse Oslo friday 21st of september at 1900.


We are back in the studio after a couple of great days at Sjøholt outside of Ålesund. A place with lots of potential and great people.


The furniture at our Rones cabin is close to completion.


In collaboration with Lala Tøyen we have been invited by the municiplity of Ørskog to develop a strategy for Sjøholt outside of Ålesund.


Tomorrow we will get a visit in our studio by students from AA in London. The students are a part of the AA visiting school program and will visit a few studios in Oslo before traveling to Lyngør for a workshop.


Scaffoling is placed on site for our brick house at Lillehammer for the final adjustments on heights and views. The construction is scheduled to start in late august.


New comission. Single family house on a great site. 3d-scan of the landscape and its vegetation.


As one of seven architecture studios, we´re invited to show our work at the Oslo Future Living Conferance 2018.


today our long brick house at Lillehammer receieved its building permission from the municipality. Building start is scheduled this summer.


John Sanden is a guest critic at NTNU today and tomorrow. He will also give a lecture tomorrow at 13.15.


We have been invited by the Stavanger Architecture Association to talk about our practice and projects. Next week at Tou Scene, Stavanger.


The roof volume in CLT/massivtre is mounted on site at the Rones Cabin, and is soon ready to be isolated with wood fiber and wrapped in sacking and tar.


Site inspection with panoramic view of the Oslo fjord.


We are starting the year off with a small lecture at the Oslo Architecture Assosiation, OAF, january 12th.


Our T-House in Trondheim is published on the front page of today, and included in Divisare Journal 181.


Our cabin in Steinkjer is under construction.


New housing area and center for coastal culture. We are invited to an interesting competition at a great site in Langesund, Telemark.


House HK in prefabricated concrete elements with red iron oxide are being mounted at Lillehammer.


Together with Transborder Studio, we have been invited by NHP Eiendom, Bane NOR and Kristiansund municipality to participate in an exciting parallel commission at Devoldholmen in the city center of Kristiansund.


Our renovation of new educational and ceremonial space at Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at NTNU is completed. See the project here


John Sanden has been interviewed by Arkitektnytt about urbanism, productive cities and our awarded competition proposal for Tullinløkka from 2011. Read it (in norwegian) here.


The house at Jonsvannet in Trondheim is soon to be completed. Birch plywood is systematicly mounted on the walls and ceiling. The top boards of plywood are curved and generates space for the ventilation channels.


Two years ago we proposed a floating pedestrian bridge in Tveitsund, Telemark. The municipality has now decided to go further with the project, and we are excited to start the design phase. The 200m long bridge will connect the village center to the historic railway area, as well as being an attraction on its own.


John Sanden and Ingvild Hodnekvam will be jury members in ARKXSITE, an international competition for architecture students and young professionals. Other jury members will be Francisco J. Magén (Spain) and César Guerrero + Ana Cecilia Garza (Mexico). The competition is situated in Porto, Portugal, and the submission deadline is february 4th.


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The main construction of the Weng house at Lillehammer is completed.


The concrete base at House T is almost done. And the old copper beech is still standing.


Our house at Lian, made in collaboration with Brendeland and Kristoffersen Architects, is featured on Divisare.


We are working on the reopening of the Trondheim-based fashion store Seams, which are featured in this weeks issue of D2 magazine. The store is reopening soon.


We have moved our studio to Oslo/Nesodden.


Along with 19 other young norwegian designers and architects, we are participating in the exhibition "Herfra" / "From here" at The Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture. The exhibition opens the 22nd of June.


We are working on a new ceremonial space at the Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering at NTNU, Trondheim. Two weeks until construction start.


Latest issue of Statsbygg`s magazine Åpne Rom


Seams, the store we renovated in 2014, is featured in the current issue of Monocle Magazine.


Site inspection for a new house.


We received an honourable mention in the "Unge Talenter"/"Young Talents Award" held by DogA / the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture 2015.


We have been interviewed by the norwegian magazine Arkitektnytt.


The publication "New qualities" will be released tomorrow at galleri ROM in Oslo. Along with 11 other studios, we are interviewed about our thoughts on architecture. We will also hold a brief presentation of our current projects.


Along with 12 other young norwegian studios we are currently a part of the exhibition "New Qualities" at Galleri ROM in Oslo. The exhibition is open until the 22nd of november.


We are working on a new masterplan for the historical area around an old railway station in Tveitsund, Telemark.


Our installation at RAKE is finished after five days of hard work. See the project here.


On our way back to Trondheim after site visit in Lillehammer for a new housing project.


Our proposal for Katrineholm was published at afasia today.