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“The triangle” at the Fish Market in Bergen about 1865

The City and the Stril country

22.11.2017

The relationship between Bergen and its neighbouring districts, normally known as “Strilelandet”, has, over the centuries, given rise to greater conflicts than the contacts between any other Norwegian city and its nearest hinterland.

The well constructed two-storeyed house at Skjørsand in Fusa around the end of the 19th century

Vernacular Architecture and the Landscape

19.05.2018

Glesvær

Trading Posts And Guest Houses

24.08.2018

Hieronimus Scholaeus’ prospect of Bergen

Bergen – The Urban Community

19.05.2018

Bergen - our first royal residence city – has for centuries been Norway’s, and for long periods, Scandinavia’s biggest city. The historical monuments round the Vågen bay tell us that the city has been of national, historical significance.

The industrial settlement of Ytre Arna in the 1880s

The Urban Settlements

19.09.2019

The development of urban settlements after 1850 is a historic process of great significance for the cultural landscape. Besides the great land reforms and the new ways of working in agriculture, the changes in the settlement pattern and the building of a road network with roads, bridges and cuttings were the single factors which have most significantly contributed to the metamorphosis of the county’s physical visage in the last 150 years.