Building a large-scale library near water is not a simple task. Deichman Library in Bjørvika, Oslo, is designed by the Norwegian studios Atelier Oslo and Lundhagem.

In this video, host Ane Cortzen talks with the architects Thomas Liu and Einar Hagem about the ideas behind the library and why it took 11 years to build.

Address: Deichman Bjørvika, Anne-Cath, Vestlys plass 1, 0150 Oslo, Norway.

Visit the Deichman Library.

Want to know more? Visit lundhagem's website and Atelier Oslo's website.