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 Fiskarfagskolen i Honningsvåg

 
Fiskarfagskolen i Honningsvåg ( Fishermens School in Honningsvåg)
Address: Klubbveien 9, 9750 Honningsvåg
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Architect: Erling Viksjø MNAL; Borgen and Bing Lorentzen Vadsø A/S
Client: Finnmark County Municipality
Construction System /
Materials:
Concrete
Building Type: School
Keywords: school, concrete, metal sheeting
Year of Construction: The oldest section was completed in 1954, annexed/reconstructed in the 1980s
The Fishermen's School is situated on top of Klubben, which is a spit that has a steep hill. Therefore it is easily visible from the entire town of Honningsvåg and from the sea. Originally the school was called the Norwegian Fishermen's School and had various educational programmes for students training to be skippers, machinists and cooks. It was presented as a gift from the city of Oslo to the residents of Finnmark and opened in 1954. In 1981 the school was transferred to the Finnmark County Municipality and merged with the secondary school the following year. Today it still operates as a school.
Literature: Byggekunst 2/1950 pp. 35-40.
Publisher: The University of Tromsø, 29.12.2004
Author: I.H
Photographer: I.H 2004; Ukjent/Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design; Stiftelsen Arkitekturmuseet



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