Building Blindern: Architecture for a university

Bjørn Vidar Johansen, leader of The Museum of University and Science History at the University of Oslo, will present us what was the initial plan for building the University of Oslo...a fascinating plan!

Bjørn V. Johansen is an art historian specializing in university architecture and university history. Between 1993 and 2004 he was employed by the Natural History Museum and the Cultural History Museum of UiO. From 2004 he has been head of the Museum of University History. His fields of work are architectural heritage and restoration, historical collections, research and outreach activities. He has also served as curator of the National Museum and project manager of the Norwegian Year of Cultural Heritage 2009.

 

Bjørn V. Johansen er kunsthistoriker med universitetsarkitektur og universitetshistorie som hovedområde. Fra 1993 til 2004 arbeidet han ved Naturhistorisk museum og kultur-historisk museum, UiO. I 2004 tiltrådte han som leder av Museum for universitets- og vitenskapshistorie (MUV). Arbeidsfelt er bygningshistorie og restaurering, gjenstands-forvaltning, forskning og ulike former for formidling. Utenfor UiO har han vært kurator ved Nasjonalmuseet og  prosjektleder ved Kulturminneåret 2009.

Published Oct. 23, 2014 1:21 AM - Last modified Feb. 2, 2015 1:31 PM