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Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) have been invited by the Royal Norwegian
Ministry of Foreign affairs to host an exhibition of Contemporary Norwegian
Architecture 2000-2005 produced by the Norwegian National Museum of Art,
Architecture and Design (NM). It will be presented at the Nexus Centre on
CIT’s Bishopstown Campus from September 15th to October 4th. HE Mr Truls
Hanevold, Ambassador of Norway to Ireland, will open the exhibition and it
is being hosted with the kind assistance of RKD Architects.

The exhibition features the 50 most important buildings erected in Norway
during the five years 2000-2005. Each building is represented by
photographs, drawings and a short text. Five of the buildings are also shown
as models and some of them presented in a film.

Katherine Keane, Head of the School of Architecture at CIT said, “The School
of Architecture is proud to host this exhibition of contemporary Norwegian
Architecture. This is an opportunity to celebrate and promote excellence in
design consistent with our academic goals and our collaboration in the Cork
Centre for Architectural Education with UCC.”

Johan Wilken, Director of RKD acknowledged the strong relationship his
company have with CIT and said “they are proud to sponsor this highly rated
exhibition.” He continued, “Architectural education is a high priority for
RKD, who also financially support the School of Architecture established by
UCC and CIT.” RKD is one of the largest Architectural practices in Ireland
with Offices in Cork, Dublin, Belfast, London and Dubai.

The exhibition is free and open to the public daily from 10am to 6pm.

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