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Trollstigen Visitor Center – Møre og Romsdal, Norway

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Viewing Platform 
 
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Building:  Trollstigen Visitor Center
Location: Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Address: Trollstigen, 6300 Åndalsnes, Norway
Design
Architect: Reiulf Ramstad
Structural Engineer: Dr Techn. Kristoffer Apeland AS
Mechanical
Engineer: Erichsen & Horgen Engineering AS
Electrical Engineer: Norconsult
Contractor: Christie Opsahl AS
Project Year: Completed 2012
Size: 200000.0 sqm

AE Interest:
Visitor center and viewing platform built for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration [a]; structure and materials resistant to extreme stress from heavy snow loads [b]; low energy consumption and on site mini hydro plant makes building completely self-sufficient in terms of energy [c].
[a,b,c]

Video: [1] Building first mentioned at min 1:18

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Written by juliaijkens

September 8, 2016 at 12:15 pm

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Norwegian Mountaineering Center -Møre og Romsdal, Norway

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rock-climb  cut-thru
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Building:  Norwegian Mountaineering Center
Location: Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Design Architect: Reiulf Ramstad
Project year: Completed 2016
Contractor: M. Kristiseter
Size: 200000.0 sqm

AE Interest: Adventure center and public project for Norway [a]; total planning time 10 years [b]; reflective rectilinear façade made of different shades of bronze and silver tiles [c]
[a, b, c]

Project and construction team in Norwegian [1]

More information [1, 2]

Written by juliaijkens

September 8, 2016 at 12:15 pm

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Østfold University College – Halden, Norway

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Building:  University College Østfold Halden
Location: Remmen, 1783 Halden, Norway
Design Architect: Reiulf Ramstad
Project year: 2006
Structural Engineer: Dr Techn. Kristoffer Apeland AS, Oslo Norway
Mechanical Engineer: Erichsen & Horgen Engineering AS, Oslo Norway
Electrical Engineer: Støltun Engineering AS, Norway
Contractor: NCC Norway
Size: 28000.0 sqm

AE Interest: A refurbished education building for the Østfold University College’s Helden Campus [a]; the use of glass and skylights reduced the dependence on artificial light; use of mass and strategic structural planning allows building’s internal temperature to remain close to constant all year long; has a rectilinear geometry [b]
[a, b]

 

 

Written by juliaijkens

September 8, 2016 at 12:14 pm

Posted in Built