Skip to 0 minutes and 4 seconds What is a Stave Church – who built them and how? How have they survived nearly 1000 years in a harsh climate – many of them still in use as parish churches? How come we still know so little about how they were built and by whom? How do we best preserve structures of this kind, and what can we learn from the methods, tools and materials used in the past? In this on-line course you will be introduced to the Norwegian Stave Churches - a fascinating group of only 28 remaining Medieval wooden structures of their kind. They are Norway’s contribution to world architecture – unique in their design and construction method.
Skip to 0 minutes and 50 seconds My name is Anne Nyhamar, and this is my colleague is Sjur Mehlum and we will be your guides on this journey to find out more.