Architectural Review

All the awarded projects are published in The Architectural Review December 2008 (#1342), you'll find Torvdalshalsen at page 58.

And this is what the jury said:
'Jury criteria included sensitivity to place and context, awareness of ecological implications, constructional ingenuity, sensitive understanding of materials, and inventiveness in handling space and light. Projects had to demonstrate a clear commitment to improving human life, rather than being preoccupied simply with architecture as art.'
'70°N arkitektur's rest area at Torvdalshalsen in the Norwegian Lofoten Islands embodies a gutsy Nordic simplicity of form and clarity of execution. (...) The jury admired the project’s modest Nordic rigour that chimes instinctively with the harsh beauty of its setting.'

See also the article in arkitektnytt.

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