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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
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.

Knarvik Community Church in Lindås, Norway by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

February 22nd, 2012 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

The Church of Knarvik holds an important position as a cultural provider and a communicator for the Christian message and community, on holidays and during every day. The church will be central for a safe childhood environment and at the same time be a platform for cultural development, arts and music in the community.

Stort eksteri

  • Architects: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
  • Project: Knarvik Community Church (Knarvik Kyrkje)
  • Location: Knarvik, Lindås, Norway
  • Program: New Community Church with cultural facilities and administration
  • Client: Lindås Kyrkjelege Fellesråd; Lindås Church Council
  • Size: 2250m2
  • Commission type: 1st prize, Invited competition (2010)
  • Design time: 2010 – 2012
  • Year: 2012


The church is friendly placed in the terrain and has dimensions that respect and blend harmoniously into the landscape’s vegetation, topography and that stress the space qualities. The church and its outdoors are developed to the place and the soon to come central square in Knarvik. The church of Knarvik will become a local venue for visitation and faith through the whole week. The project shall appear invitingly and including for all people.

Exterior view

The church of Knarvik will be an inspiring and a worthy place for gatherings that shows great respect for the Christian faith, people, climate and the environment.

Church Square smaller without pictures from luxigon





Section & Elevation

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