FIRM: Reiulf Ramstad Architects
PROJECT LOCATION: Romsdalen, Norway
PROGRAM: National tourist routes
CLIENT: Norwegian public roads administration
SIZE: Buildings 1200 m2, landscape 150 000 m2
STATUS: Completed, 2012
The project enhances the experience of the Trollstigen plateau’s location and nature. Thoughtfulness regarding elements and materials underscore the site’s nature and character, and well-adapted, functional facilities augment the visitor’s experience. The architecture is characterised by clear and precise transitions between planned zones and the natural landscape. Through the notion of water as a dynamic element – from snow, to running and then falling water – and rock as a static element, the project creates a series of prepositional relations that describe and magnify the unique spatiality of the site.
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