The project enhances the experience of the Trollstigen plateau’s location and nature. Thoughtfulness regarding elements and materials underscore the site’s nature and character, and well-adapted, functional facilities augment the visitor experience.
location: Rauma, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
program: National Tourist Routes
client: Norwegian Public Roads Administration
size / value: ,200 m2 buildings, 150,000 m2 total planning area / MNOK
commission type: Invited competition (2004), in cooperation with Multiconsult 13.3 landscaping, 1st prize
status: Completed (2012)
photo credits: Jiri Havrand, Jarle Wæhler, Helge Stikbakke and Per Kollstad (Statens vegvesen), Iver Otto Gjelstenli, Diephotodesigner.de, Wallpaper, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Through the notion of water as a dynamic element—from snow to running and then falling water—and rock as a static element, the project creates a series of prepositional relations that describe and magnify the unique spatiality of the site.