model of the knut hamsun center

may is a big month for new york’s steven holl architects in scandinavia. the firm will be celebrating three big milestones in the northern european region. monday marked the groundbreaking of the new knut hamsun center located in hamaroy, norway; while, today was the 10th anniversary of the kiasma museum in helsinki, finland. the month will finish with the ‘topping off’ of the award winning herning center of the arts in herning, denmark on may 30th.

the knut hamsun center was first commissioned to steven holl architects in 1994 to celebrate the great norweigan writer. the project is located above the arctic circle and set to be complete in late 2009.

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'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects location of the knut hamsun center

'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects early sketches of the knut hamsun center

'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects model of the knut hamsun center

'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects rendering of the knut hamsun center

'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects model of the herning center of the arts

'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects rendering of the herning center of the arts

'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects the herning center of the arts at night

'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects watercolour of the kiasma museum

'the knut hamsun center' and other scandinavian projects by steven holl architects watercolour of the kiasma museum