Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Natural Laponia in Lappland, Sweden by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
June 21st, 2011 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
NATURUM LAPONIA – COMPETITION ENTRY.
Visitors centre for Laponia world heritage area, Sweden
The building rises from the ground into a distinct silhouette that let the visitor centre both stand out and connect to the vast north Swedish mountain area. Construction is inspired by the use of natural and recyclable materials that the Sami people have developed for their nomadic life. The interior consist of a series of spaces under the undulating ceiling, opening up to the view of the hilly landscape and the Stuor Muorkke water falls.
A naturum is a visitor centre with activities and exhibitions, located in connection with several of Sweden’s national parks and nature reserves.
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