Karoline Kalstveit - winner of Statsbygg`s Student Award 2015 with her diploma project Thresholds - Territories and states of liminality in Unstad, Lofoten

2. December Statsbygg handed out their Student Award 2015 at BAS to the winner Karoline Kalstveit. Representative from Statsbygg's Western Region Maria Rosabelle Williams gave the check of NOK 20.000,- to the winner of the three nominated projects. "Statsbygg wishes to encourage innovative and experimental studies of architecture among future generations of architects. The Student Award will be handed out to one or more student projects at the master level for particularly innovative and well executed project work performed in accordance with state guidelines within the field of architecture. In the evaluation, emphasis is placed on clarity in quality and form, in terms of identity, practical usefulness and aesthetic value". Read the speach from Statsbygg and the comments from the Jury on the projects.

Read the speach and the comments on all three nominated projects (in Norwegian only) from the jury. 

Karoline Kalstveit presented her diploma project for the audience at BAS. 

Here you will find presentation of the winning project, plus the two other nominated projects: 

Karoline Kalstveit:  “Thresholds- Territories and states of liminality in Unstad, Lofoten”


Line Flores Myhre: “Wall Invert -Insertion of a juvenile detention center as a mediator between institution and public”

William Aarsland og Olav Vidvei: “Central Peripheries -Invigorating local production and identity in small coastal communities”

BAS congratulates Karoline Kalstveit, and appreciates the support from Statsbygg! 




*Statsbygg is the Norwegian government's key advisor in construction and property affairs, building commissioner, property manager and property developer.

Statsbygg is a public sector administration company responsible to the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs, Statsbygg provides appropriate, functional premises to public sector enterprises, as well as realising prevailing sociopolitical objectives in relation to architecture, governmental planning interests, preservation of heritage sites and the environment.