Produktdesign på utdanningsmesse 2013
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Produktdesign på utdanningsmesse 2013

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A: Institutt for Produktdesign - HiOA

by Kyrre Andersen, less than 10 meters away

http://www.hioa.no/produktdesignOslo and Akershus university collegeof applied sciences

Institutt for Produktdesign - HiOA

B: oslo. norwey

by luis davilla, 190 meters away

oslo. norwey

oslo. norwey

C: Oslo

by luis davilla, 280 meters away

Oslo

D: Oslo S

by Kyrre Andersen, 310 meters away

Oslo S

E: Oslo Oestbanehallen

by Clemens Scharmann, 360 meters away

Oslo Oestbanehallen

F: The new Opera House in Oslo

by Clemens Scharmann, 580 meters away

The new Opera House in Oslo

The new Opera House in Oslo

G: The Opera House - Main entrance

by Bane Obradović, 600 meters away

The Opera House - Main entrance

H: DogA Student summer show 09 (2)

by Kyrre Andersen, 610 meters away

DogA Student summer show 09 (2)

I: 22 july attack one year after in Oslo.

by Tor Erik Schrøder, 610 meters away

Government building in Oslo terror attacked 22 july 2011, this is how it looks today one year after. ...

22 july attack one year after in Oslo.

J: DogA Student summer show 09 (1)

by Kyrre Andersen, 610 meters away

DogA Student summer show 09 (1)

This panorama was taken in Norway, Europe

This is an overview of Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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