Plenty of space – urban planning in Norway: Johanne Borthne at TEDxOslo 2013

Johanne Borthne is an architect and partner in the firm Superunion Architects. Before starting her own company she studied in Oslo and Copenhagen. In 2008-2010 she worked in Rotterdam where she was a project leader for several international projects and competitions, from private villas to masterplans.

In 2010 Superunion was established by architects Johanne Borthne and Vilhelm Christensen. The office has had commissions in various scales including urban planning, public space, programming, studies, housing, interior and graphic design. Additionally, the they are engaged in exhibitions, competitions and teaching. In 2011 Superunion Architects won the open competition to redesign Asker Square, and in 2012 the office won the competition for Ruten in Sandnes in collaboration with Space Group. The office was in 2012 nominated for Norsk Form’s Prize for Young Architects and the Iakov Chernikhov International Prize.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

About TEDx

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

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