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Atelier Oslo’s Lanternen Pavilion is Made From Sustainable Norwegian Wood

Posted By Ana Lisa On May 15, 2013 @ 12:35 pm In Architecture,Daylighting,Design,Innovation,Sustainable Materials | No Comments

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Photos © Atelier Oslo

Visible from afar, Lanternen serves as a meeting point and market shelter, as well as a space for informal music concerts and other performances. It stands on four stilts that are made from local sustainable oak [2]. Built with steel reinforcement on the joints, some of the columns’ legs cleverly transform into benches where they meet the ground.

The glass [3] panels are mounted in an overlapping pattern — like a roof – featuring a translucent printed pattern that filters the light. Lanternen was created back in 2008, when Sandnes and Stavanger were chosen as cultural capitals of Europe [4]. The design was the winner of a competition named Norwegian Wood, launched to promote contemporary architecture and the use of sustainable timber.

+ Atelier Oslo [5]

Via Archilovers [6]

Photos by Atelier Oslo [5]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/atelier-oslos-lanternen-pavilion-is-made-from-sustainable-norwegian-wood/atelier-oslo-glazed-lanternen-2/

[2] oak: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak

[3] glass: http://inhabitat.com/santiago-calatravas-liege-guillemins-station-is-a-daylit-cathedral-for-high-speed-trains-photos/

[4] cultural capitals of Europe: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Capital_of_Culture

[5] + Atelier Oslo: http://www.atelieroslo.no/

[6] Archilovers: http://www.archilovers.com/p44924/lanternen#images

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