Two small architecture and design exhibitions are defying the cold diplomatic air between Norway and China. From today the 15th of September till the 4th of October, there will be a showcase of Norwegian architecture from 2005-2010 and . The exhibition is called “Contemporary Norwegian Architecture #7” and is hosted by the Central Academy of Fine Arts(CAFA) in Beijing and the National Museum of Norway.
The design exhibition is called “Custom Made – Naturalizing Tradition”, the title is a reference to the interplay between convention and customization. Both exhibitions can be found at CAFA’s School of Architecture, building 7.