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on office: terminus hotel
feb 04, 2010
on office: terminus hotel


‘terminus hotel’

the grand terminus hotel extension is a project by portuguese based architects on office.
the designed structure which attaches itself to the terminus hotel in bergen, norway was
shaped by three factors: to sustain a architectural relations with the existing building,
to maintain sun exposure, and be the highest point on one of the oldest streets of bergen
kong oscars gate.



interior

the triangulated shapes offers an interesting interior shape for each room while establishing
an intimate relation with the existing small houses in the surroundings.



sequential planning process of terminus hotel extension visualized


1. current situation
2. align with existing building
3. extrusion to the maximum height
4. precise cut
5. articulate


sectional



site plan



construction site, bergen norway

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