Oslo Architecture Triennale hopes to clarify processes of placemaking through exhibitions, talks, and workshops

Oslo is the rapidly growing capital of an oil-rich state, which (thanks to a rare act of governmental foresight) today has a $1.3 trillion sovereign wealth fund. The city regularly features among pseudo-scientific indexes like the World Happiness Report and nowhere-near-scientific rankings like Monocle’s “most livable” list (#23 this year). Among urban-design connoisseurs, it’s known as one of Europe’s most underrated capitals. Architecturally, you’d be hard-pressed to find a denser concentration of functionalist buildings—perfect examples of the genre, all taken for granted, that is to say, well used.

Less discussed in the pages of Monocle are the things that are making cities increasingly unlivable,

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