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Peter Andreas Blix Peter Andreas Blix (4 November 1831 – 31 January 1901) was a Norwegian architect and engineer best known for designing railway stations and villas in Swiss chalet style. He was also occupied with the conservation of Norwegian stave churches and the construction of canals in 19th century Norway.
Peter Andreas Blix When he returned from Germany, he was employed by Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate ("Kanalvæsenet"), for which government agency he researched the possibility of a canal in Tyrifjorden. Blix also periodically maintained a private practice as an architect and designed several villas and hotels. His work for the railroad industry included construction of Østfold Line through Old Town Oslo. Blix, who considered himself an engineer as well as an architect, also worked with Stadsingeniør in Bergen. In 1880 he became head of the restoration of the Bergen Cathedral and Håkonshallen. In 1895 Blix was commissioned to create restoration plans for Akershus Fortress.
Peter Andreas Blix Blix was also engaged in a number of organizations in Norway. He was a member of the Norwegian Polytechnic Society and founded the Norwegian Engineer and Architect Association in 1874. A controversial and headstrong personality, Blix came often in conflict with his colleagues, though Herman Major Schirmer's obituary of him called him a "warm and generous person".
Peter Andreas Blix He was educated at the Polytechnical School of Hanover and in Karlsruhe. In Hanover, Blix came under the influence of the German professor and architect Conrad Wilhelm Hase. In 1851, Blix traveled to Hanover, Germany to study at the faculty of Architecture and Landscape Sciences at the University of Hanover. He was not the only Norwegian student at the school; there were at least 53 other Norwegians there, amongst them Paul Due, Halvor Heyerdahl and Henrik Thrap-Meyer. The professor Conrad Wilhelm Hase at the university had a few years earlier installed several reforms that Blix and his students took advantage of. Blix became very influenced by Hase's Neo-Gothic architectural style, which style he later would use on railway stations and churches in Norway. Upon finishing his study in Hanover, Blix studied from 1854 to 1855 at the University of Karlsruhe.
Peter Andreas Blix Peter Blix was born in the little town of Frederiksvern (now Stavern) south of Larvik in Vestfold. He was the eldest son of auditor John Gill Blix (1797–1874) and his wife Anna Dobberdine Randulff (1804–37). Blix's early childhood was marred by his mother's death when he was five years old. He eventually traveled to Kristiania (now Oslo), where he studied at the Christiania Burgher School ("Christiania Borgerskole"). The school system in Norway was under reform at the time Blix studied. The Latin was to be replaced with the mother tongue; the traditional memorizing method for students was to be replaced with new, sophisticated studying methods. At Oslo Cathedral School ("Christiania Katedralskole") – where Blix later took his matric, one could note the contention between the classicists (pro-Latin) and the realists (pro-Norwegian).
Peter Andreas Blix Blix bought the historic Hove Church at Vikøyri in Vik in 1880 and restored the church between 1883-1888. Blix's goal was to finish the stone church to its original conditions. Blix removed all the fixtures that were not from the Middle Ages. On the exterior Blix built up a large stone tower on the old base of the tower. He owned the church until his death, and bequeathed it to his brother who then gave it to the state. When Blix died in 1901 and he was buried under the floor of the church.
Hell Station Planned by architect Paul Armin Due, the present station building at Hell Station was opened in 1902. It replaced an older building of 1881, whose architect was Peter Andreas Blix.
Rygge Station The station was opened on 2 January 1879, as one of the original stations on the Østfold Line. The station building was designed by Peter Andreas Blix. The railway past the station was electrified on 1 May 1940. The station became centrally controlled from 17 December 1973.
Bergen Cathedral After the fires of 1623 and 1640, Bergen Cathedral received its current general appearance. The steeple on the nave was torn down, and the current tower was built. During the renovation in the 1880s, under the direction of architects Christian Christie and Peter Andreas Blix, the Rococo interior was replaced to give the interiors back their former medieval appearance.
Bekkelaget Station Bekkelaget Station () was a railway station on the Østfold Line. It was located at Nedre Bekkelaget in the Nordstrand borough of Oslo, Norway. It was originally situated from Oslo Central Station (Oslo S) and received a station building designed by Peter Andreas Blix. It was named Bækkelaget until 1921.