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Knut Hamsun Center – Hamaröy, Norway

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Building:  Knut Hamsun Center
Location:  Hamaröy, Norway (above the Arctic Circle, near the village of Presteid of Hamarøy)
Completion Expected: 2009
Architect:  Steven Holl Architects

Design Development
Project Architect: Erik Fenstad
Project Team:
Gabriela Barman-Kraemer
Yoh Hanaoka
Justin Korhammer,
Anna Müller
Audra Tuskes
Structural Engineer: Guy Nordenson and Associates

Construction Documents
Associate Architects: LY Arkitekter AS
Project Team:
Francesco Bartolozzi
Ebbie Wisecarver
Structural Engineer: Rambøll Norge
Mechanical Engineer: Rambøll Norge
Mechanical Engineer: Ove Arup
Lighting Consultant: L’Observatoire International
Lighting consultant: Vesa Honkonen Architects
Landscape Architect: Landskapsfabikken

AE Interests: uses design/materials reflected by Norwegian culture, dramatic interior lighting effects based on the time of year, intuitive layout, environmental sustainability, angular geometry

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Written by Sophia Kim

August 30, 2009 at 9:01 pm

Posted in Built

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