Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment
A Research Project funded by HERA
Iceland, which had experienced significant growth and an economic boom in the 2000s, had by October 2008 fallen into the deepest and most rapid financial crisis recorded in peacetime history when its three major banks all collapsed in the same week. This crisis had profound effects on the ongoing housing and urban development processes initiated ...
Following the discovery of North Sea oil in the late 1960s, Norway, which in the 1960’s was suffering a significant decline in its industrial base, had become one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Oslo was one of the main beneficiaries of this new wealth. From 1957 to 1980 while its population grew only moderately, tax revenues had increased ...