The students at BAS have been invited to propose courses if they have skills or knowledge about something that they would like to explore with a group of other student. The courses are student led, and students sign up across classes/years. The aim is to make this an exciting experience for all, with new ...
Teachers Seminar at BAS 9.-11. February
The objective of this seminar with the teaching staff is to design a pedagogical programme for a BAS experimental year 2022-23, expanding on valuable principles of open form and responding directly to urgent challenges for architects. The seminar is a great opportunity for our academic staff to meet in person, to have input from different [&...
Do you want to become an architect at BAS? The online application portal for 2022 is now open!
We admit student for the 1st year. (requires that you speak and understand Norwegian) and if you have a bachelor degree from another school, you can apply for admission to the 4th year. (English program) In addition we admit exchange and visiting students. You can find more information here: https://bas.org/en/opptak/ Application ...
Li-Cheng Chen is the winner of the Statsbygg Student Award 2021
13. December Statsbygg with the head of the jury, Else Bingen Sande, handed out their Student Award 2021 to the winner Li-Cheng Chen for his diploma project «Interweaving Two Worlds – Imagining Taipei as a Zoo Cityy». Due to the covid-19 situation, also this year we had to do the event online via zoom. The […]
Welcome to a more normal everyday life at BAS!
After the news this week from the authorities, we are happy to announce that we do not have to keep the 1 meter rule in our teaching at BAS. The same applies in the studios, library and elsewhere in the school. We understand that some of our students might find this transition difficult, and we […]
New national covid-19 restrictions
(valid from 10. December) The overall premise is that we should keep campus open but to do teaching and examination online when possible, and when on campus do it in smaller groups and make sure to minimize the contact between different groups. • Classes and master courses at BAS should be treated as separate cohorts […]
Important information about the spring semester 2022
The spring semester starts January 4th. The BAS building is open from 3. january. After the press conference before Christmas, BAS and other higher education institutions have had a meeting with the Department of Education and the health authorities. The overall intention is to keep the campuses open for all students during the spring semester. […]
We took a trip around the world
On Friday 12. November we invited our incoming exchange students, plus those that have been on exchange and are back at BAS, to present their schools. The target group was our 3rd year students that are about to decide where they want to exchange to over the summer. We were taken on a world tour, […]
Nordic Baltic Academy of Architecture meeting at BAS
During 28. and 29. October BAS is hosting a meeting in the Nordic Baltic Academy of Architecture. where the heads of the schools meet to discuss the architectural education and current topics. The meeting is partly on site for some rectors that have traveled to Bergen, and partly online to include the rest. Those that […]
Emma Nilsson takes over as rector at BAS!
In a ceremony at BAS, Emma Nilsson was welcomed as new rector at BAS, starting from 1. October. Emma comes from a position as director of the School of Architecture at Lund University, Sweden. She has a master’s and doctorate in architecture from Lund University, has worked as a practicing architect and has been employed [&...
The Ocean exhibition at Bergen Kunsthall - open until 31. October.
The Ocean Space course/students contribution to the exhibit is a research newspaper in a stack on the floor, available for Free for visitors, and a series of posters on the gallery wall. The newspaper can be read here. The excerpt is from kunstkritikk.no in a review of The Ocean utstillingen på Bergen Kunsthall ...
Equality and Diversity - invitation to give feedback
BAS has published its statement on non- discriminatory and non-biased practice and teaching. We consider this to be a living document, and therefore we invite all students and staff to propose suggestions, inputs or reflections. The proposals will be treated by the Board at BAS annually. The link to give feedback can be found here! [&...
BAS has invited an external Programme Evaluation Committee to ‘…carry out a general evaluation of programme quality at BAS focusing on the school’s overall academic and pedagogical approach and culture’ The Programme Evaluation Committee is made of five members: Bjørn Otto Braaten, Bernice Donszelmann, Anders Johansson, Hege Kongshaug and Marianne Skjulhaug. The committee ...
Introduction days for our new master students
Before the semester started, BAS organized introduction days for our new students admitted to the 4th year. This is a very diverse group with students coming from many different countries. (Iran, Russia, France, Germany, India, Finland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Belgium, Norway) Students that have their bachelor from another school contributes in a very nice way [&...
Golden Lion to Raumlabor at La Biennale di Venezia
Raumlabor Berlin with two BAS professors Jan Liesegang and Christof Mayer have been awarded the Golden Lion for the best participant in the 17th Exhibition How will we live together? Instances of Urban Practice is an “inspiring collaborative approach that argues for participation, regeneration and collective responsibility, resulting in two projects that are a model [&...
BAS master students from the course Explorations in Ocean Space II: Vest Land North Sea Blueprints (autumn 2020), collaborate with Bergen Kunsthall for the exhibition The Ocean, opening on Saturday 28 August (special programme, free entrance). More information here. The research on Bergen’s five major maritime industries – Shipping, Fishing, Oil & Gas, Renewables and […]
Drop-in vaccination for students
Are you student and not registered with address in Bergen? Drop-in vaccination available at Sentralbadet in the city center. Monday 23.August – Tuesday 24. August from 15-20, Wednesday 25. August from 12-20. Just bring your ID, no need to book a time. It is free of charge. BAS encourages all students to take the vaccine. […]
On Saturday 21. August we celebrated our 38 recent graduates as Masters in Architecture. WIthin the restrictions due to the pandemic, we were able to host an event where family and friends of the graduates were invited tp come to BAS and attend the ceremony. The chairman of the board, Bjart Nygård congratulated the candidates, […]
EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
Statements on non- discriminatory and non-biased practice and teaching at Bergen School of Architecture. BAS release its new Statement on Equality and Diversity. With these statements we want to build awareness and competence to foster an inviting and respectful teaching and working environment at Bergen School of Architecture. We want to anchor premises of equality [&...