PUSHAK architects: reinoksevann
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oct 21, 2011
PUSHAK architects: reinoksevann

‘reinoksevann’ by PUSHAK architects, reinoksevann, nordkynnhalvøya, finnmark, norway
all images courtesy of PUSHAK architects

situated within a flat and barren landscape of the northern region of nordkynnhalvøya, norway, resides ‘reinoksevann’,
a humble pavilion by norwegian practice PUSHAK architects. adjacent to a road, the structure serves as an open air rest area
with a series of wind blocks comprised of partitions oriented at a variety of angles to protect visitors from gusts approaching
from all directions. a series of benches in three niched sitting areas face different directions shield weary travelers from the
weather while fireplaces may be used to cook the fish sourced from the nearby lake.

approach to the resting pavilion

the construct uses laminated timber beams for long spans over unsupported openings. the exterior of the wooden frame is clad
with rough textured horizontal weatherboards which will continue to grey over time. the interior faces of the facade’s material have
a smoother finish while the roof is comprised of larch boarding.

framed view to the nearby lake

(left) pathway to benches
(right) path leading from toilets to benches

(left)  benches warmed by the afternoon sun
(right) covered path


floor plan / level 0


project info:

client: norwegian road authority finnmark
address: reinoksevann, nordkynnhalvøya, finnmark
programe: roadstop, benches, open fireplaces, toilet

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