Article source: Rintala Eggertsson Architects
The students of NABA, Politecnico di Milano and Fredrikstad Scenography School designed and constructed three structures around the lake Seljord in Telemark county South Norway.
The structures had three main reasons to be built, firstly to be used as stopping places for travelers and tourists, secondly to serve as meeting points for the local inhabitants, and thirdly to comment on the local stories of a sea serpent, a continuing myth with frequent observations spanning over a hundred years of time. At the same time, this workshop is also part of larger activity, a project called Seljord and the legends, developed and curated by Springer Kulturstudio and Feste landscape architects, organized to revitalize the local economy and to invite more people to move to the area which today suffers of desertification and aging processes.
- Architects: Rintala Eggertsson Architects
- Project: Into the landscape
- Location: Telnesøyan, Garvikstrondi, Seljord, Norway
- Project management: Harriet Slaaen
- Curator: Springer kulturstudio / Gunn-Marit Christenson
- Landscape consultants: Feste landscape architects / Tone Telnes
- Workshop management: Sami Rintala, Dagur Eggertsson, Luca Poncellini, Massimiliano Spadoni, Paolo Mestriner and Fransesco Librizzi.
- Photography: Dag Jenssen
- Software used: Autocad for final drawings, Sketchup for 3D sketching, Photoshop for presentations.