Henning Nielsen, a born and bred Osloite, was educated at the Royal Academy School of Architecture in Copenhagen, and has also studied history of art and architecture at the University of Oslo. He works as a practicing architect in Oslo, and became a GA network member in 2000, starting regular architectural guiding two years later.

CITY CENTER HISTORICAL WALK

CITY CENTER HISTORICAL WALK Oslo has a dramatic history. The first ca. 600 years of its life can today only be seen as a few ruins, after the town was moved in 1624 from the its original site since the second half of the 10th century, to its present location on the other side of…

BIKE TOUR ALONG THE AKERSELVA RIVER

BIKE TOUR ALONG THE AKERSELVA RIVER This tour follows the whole length of Akerselva river, starting at lake Maridalsvannet at the edge of the Oslo forest, and ending in the city center by the Opera and the Oslo Fjord. The river is ca. 8 km long, and there is a continous park…

HIGHLIGHTS OF BJØRVIKA WATERFRONT AREA

NEW HOUSING IN BJØRVIKA The Bjørvika district is situated in the eastern harbour area of Oslo city, and has gone through a total transformation during the last twenty years. Formerly used for harbour functions, railway yards and highways, it is now a thriving extention of the…

This tour takes us to the Romerike and Hedmark regions north of Oslo.

NORTH OF OSLO We drive through the fertile farmland of Romerike, and along the shores of Norway’s largest lake Mjøsa, to the town of Hamar. We make a short stop on the way at Gjerdrum secondary school (arch. Kristin Jarmund 2009), and at Eidsvoll manor, a national monument where…

FORNEBU HALF-DAY BIKE TOUR

FORNEBU HALF-DAY BIKE TOUR This is a pleasant and easy bike tour to the former Oslo Airport at Fornebu, ca. 7 km to the west of the city center. Most of the route is along inlets of the Oslo fjord, on generally level ground. The tour starts at the Rådhusplassen Square (City…

CLI­ENT FEED­BACK

”broad knowledge, interesting details, he had a very good German, we were totally happy”
Pamela Münch, DGGL Hamburg-Schleswig-Holstein 2017
“The rapid growth and the quality of Norwegian architecture was amazing for everyone. All of us enjoyed the tour very much and I am sure, Sto will come back to Oslo (or other places in Norway) in the future.”
Ulrike Schürmann, STO, Germany
“The tour of Oslo with Henning was really interesting, his explanations were clear and exhaustive and he also gave us very useful suggestions for the rest of our time in Oslo.”
Marina Emprin, Raggiungere Tour Operator, Italy
“Henning was reliable as usual when organising the excursion. The high quality of his guiding and the relaxed atmosphere during the tour was as I knew it from past excursions, and made it that successful. The rapid growth and the quality of Norwegian architecture was amazing for everyone. All of us enjoyed the tour very much and I am sure, Sto will come back to Oslo (or other places in Norway) in the future.”
Ulrike Schürmann, STO, Germany
“Henning: Diane and I are flying home today. We want you to know how much weenjoyed your tour of Oslo's architecture. It was the high point of our trip. The cultural and historical background you provided was extremely helpful toput the city planning and the individual buildings in context. Your exhibitsand maps are great. It's remarkable how many buildings we covered in a day. You are tireless! Thanks for being...
Charles and Diane, USA, 2017
”Henning is very experienced. The group was a group of people in real estate, construction and their partners. For each group member the tour was very interesting. The ones with the very special questions could easily ask Henning everything and the partners understood it as well because Henning was able to "speak both languages" so to speak.”
Sandra Bron, Anywhere B. V. Travel, the Netherlands 2018
«- varied tour/program - perfect- perfectly organized- details of buildings well explained - additional explanations on the urban planning concept- very interesting and informative days!!! - Just great - Everyone enjoyed the trip to Oslo»
Burckhardt+Partner AG, Switzerland 2016
“Great tour, very informative, Barbara did an excellent job.”
Franka Böhme, Cotravel, Switzerland
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