Gallery: Glacier-Inspired Vatnajökull Visitor Center for Europe’s Large...

 
Located in Iceland's Vatnajokull National Park is the Snæfellsstofa Visitor Center - Iceland's first BREEAM certified building. Inspired by local materials and the glaciers in the surrounding park, the new visitor center is a striking work of architecture situated in a haunting and beautiful natural landscape. Designed by Iceland's own, ARKÍS Architects, the center is built on a sloping hillside to take advantage of views and natural wind protection, and it features a concrete and wood construction topped with a green roof.

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