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Torngasok Cultural Centre – Labrador, Canada

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Torngasok Cultural Centre  Torngasok Cultural Centre

Building: Torngasok Cultural Centre
Firm: Saunders Architecture
Architects: Todd Saunders with Attila Béres, Ken Beheim-Schwarzbach and Rubén Sáez López
Location: Nain, Labrador, Canada
Completion: 2013
Size: 1800 m²
AE Interest: With an estimated completion date in 2013, the new center will include offices for the Nunatsiavut government and for the Torgnat Mountains National Park.

Written by Maarten Janssens

August 30, 2011 at 4:50 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Villa Storingavika – Bergen, Norway

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Villa Storingavika  Villa Storingavika

Building: Villa Storingavika
Firm: Saunders Architects
Architects: Todd Saunders with Joakim Skajaa and Geneviéve Charbonneau
Structural Engineer: Node AS
Location: Bergen, Norway
Completed: 2007
Size: 302 m²
AE Interests: The house looks out on the west coast archipelago of Norway. The downstairs is designed for the kids (university students) and the upstairs is designed for the parents.

Written by Maarten Janssens

August 30, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Posted in Built

Hardanger Retreat – Hardanger Fjord, Norway

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Hardanger Retreat  Hardanger Retreat

Building: Hardanger Retreat
Firm: Saunders Architecture
Architects: Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen
Location: Kjepsø, Hardanger Fjord, Norway
Completed: 2003
Size: 20 m²
AE Interests: The building is designed to show respect for the landscape. It was one of Saunders first buildings, completely self-financed and self-initiated.

Written by Maarten Janssens

August 30, 2011 at 4:21 pm

Posted in Built

Aurland Outlook – Aurland, Norway

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Aurland Outlook  Aurland Outlook

Building: Aurland Outlook
Firm: Saunders Architecture
Architects: Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen
Location: Aurland, Norway
Completed: 2006
Size: 2200 m²
AE Interests: The skywalk was the winning entry in a national competition held by the Norwegian Highway Department. It is designed to give a seamless view of the landscape.

Written by Maarten Janssens

August 30, 2011 at 4:13 pm

Posted in Built

Fogo Island Studios – Newfoundland, Canada

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Fogo Island Studios

Fogo Island Studios

Building: Fogo Island Studios
Firm: Saunders Architecture
Architects: Todd Saunders with Ryan Jørgensen, Joseph Kellner, Attila Béres, Ken Beheim-Schwarzbach, Colin Hertberger, Rubén Sáez López, Soizic Bernard, and Nick Herder
Structural Engineer: DBA Associates
Location: Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada
Completion: 2010-2012
Size: 102 m²
AE Interests: Maximizing ocean views; minimalist design that works with landscape; works to preserve the landscape of Fogo Island

Written by Maarten Janssens

August 30, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Posted in Built

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