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 Grunnfør syklisthus

 
Grunnfør syklisthus ( Grunnfør Cyclists Shelter)
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Architect: 70ºN arkitektur as
Client: Norwegian Public Roads Administration
Construction System /
Materials:
Steel; wood; glass
Building Type: Cyclists Shelter
Keywords: Tourism route, hiking, cyclists' shelter
Year of Construction: 2005
The cyclists' shelter is located at Grunnfør on the northern side of Lofoten. The landscape is flat with breathtaking views of Vesterålen to the north and the mountains to the south. The building offers the visiting cyclists a sheltered space to both rest and enjoy the surroundings away from the wind or rain. Its two storey cuboid body stands sturdily in the landscape, the lower parts clad in wood and the upper in glass.
Literature: Arkitektur N, 01/2009 p. 52, ”Nasjonale turistveger – Syklisthus, Grunnfør”
Prizes /
Recognition:
North Norways Architecture Prize 2008
Publisher: The University of Tromsø, 25.05.2013
Author: I.H.
Photographer: 70ºN arkitektur as



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