Manshausen by Stinessen Arkitektur

Architects: Stinessen Arkitektur
Location: Manshausen Island Resort, Norway
Photo courtesy: Siggen Stinessen
Description:

Manshausen Island is arranged in the Steigen Archipelago off the shore of Northern Norway. The Island’s position between sensational mountains and the Barents Sea is in itself the motivation for observed Polar Explorer Børge Ousland’s most up to date experience; an enterprise and investigation resort. The resort was arranged and laid out with regards to the Island’s geography and the two fundamental existing structures – the old farmhouse and the stone quays.

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The inside offers space to an expert kitchen and feasting region on the ground floor and an unwinding library on the first floor. The lodges are everything except one set on the stone quays, in part cantilevered over the ocean, one set on a characteristic rack on the rough arrangements above . The situating and introduction of the considerable number of lodges depends on the thought of their individual all encompassing perspectives and protection for the visitors.

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The asylum outline attempts to have a base ecological effect with the utilization of huge wood development and the development was arranged considering the logistical limitations of expanding on a remote island and the climate conditions managing a restricted period for development works.

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The huge wood development is made in two layers, with the external layer in larch which in the reality of the situation will become obvious eventually actually silver dark. The coating is hand crafted for the task and the expansive glasses are stuck to the outside of the development to guarantee a smooth surface towards the winds (that may serious now and again) and to take into consideration unhampered perspectives of the nature and the components outside.

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All subtle elements, additionally in the inside, are precisely arranged and uniquely designed for the venture, yet dependably with thoughtfulness regarding the fundamental theoretical thought. The lodges are intended to offer their visitors asylum and solace while in the meantime underlining the sensational experience of the components outside; the ocean, scene, evolving lights, climate and distinctive seasons. Over every one of the lodges try to satisfy the utilitarian necessities of the visitors, with adequate space for gear and apparel/hardware, an agreeable lavatory and a kitchen/eating zone.

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The lodges oblige two to four individuals, or a group of five. The primary bed is situated in the principle room, marginally pulled back from the floor to roof glasses, to empower the guest an all day and all night experience of the outside components, while as yet being serenely protected.

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