A locally rooted public realm in connection with the Icelandic nature
Extract from our latest publication A New Golden Age Nordic Architecture & Design:
“That [use of local larch] is perhaps the shortest distance we have ever gone for materials. We also used the vegetation from the foot of the building and moved it up onto the roof.”
Architect: ARKIS . 2010 . Vatnajökull, Iceland . 750 m². All photos by Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson & Birgir Teitsson.