tham and videgard arkitekter: naturum laponia tham and videgard arkitekter: naturum laponia
feb 04, 2010

tham and videgard arkitekter: naturum laponia

naturum laponia by tham and videgard arkitekter all images courtesy tham and videgard arkitekter




swedish firm tham and videgard arkitekter have designed ‘naturum laponia’ the building rises from the ground into a distinct silhouette that allows the visitor centre both to stand out and connect to the vast north swedish mountain area. construction is influenced by the use of natural and recyclable materials that the sami people developed for their nomadic life. the interior consist of a series of spaces under the undulating ceiling, opening up to the view of the hilly landscape and the stuor muorkke water falls. a naturum is a visitor centre with activities and exhibitions, located in connection with several of sweden’s national parks and nature reserves.

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project info:


architects: tham & videgård arkitekter chief architects: bolle tham and martin videgård. client: naturvårdsverket and länsstyrelsen i norrbottens län location: stour muorkke / stora sjöfallet, lappland, sweden. dates: project 2009 area: 900 sqm + landscape

  • perfect! please more designers like them!

    zuco says:
  • Mygge Bra! Bewdy! Excellent design for location d;-)

    Jetwax says:

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