- Snøhetta: Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion in Norway
Dovrefjell National Park, a plateau that is home to reindeer herds, musk ox and arctic foxes, is a unique natural habitat which is not disturbed even by the presence of a shelter which fits harmoniously into its setting like a piece of wood sculpted by the wind.
In this project, the Norwegian architectural practice provides a masterful example of how we can enjoy the beauty of nature with breathtaking views 1250 m above sea level, observing Snøhetta mountain, without being invasive.
Tverrfjellhytta is a 75 square metre rigid steel and glass container with an “soft” organic wooden core.
A fusion of traditional materials with modern construction technologies perfectly expressing the idea of sustainable integration, of buildings in an environment where the delicate balance of nature is preserved without renouncing a truly welcoming interior.