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Incredible Norway Showroom Built From Re-Used Doors and Windows
Posted By Helen Morgan On October 11, 2011 @ 1:00 am In Architecture,gallery | 1 Comment
During the workshop nearly 30 students came together to develop the initial RAKE concept, from the first design stages to its final construction in August. The plot selected for the art gallery project  was an undeveloped plot of land in central Trondheim. Through the ‘re-use’ of materials found at a nearby office-building waiting to be demolished, they created a light-infused space with plenty of chraracter.
The structure, a 50-square-meter cube-like form, was constructed from layers of old windows, and the ceiling was created using re-purposed doors. The students were able to integrate the use Stavneblokka  – solid pieces of recycled wood – but decided not to integrate it in the final design.
Once the site was finished, local artists and architects were invited in to begin curating new exhibitions within the exciting new space. Now run by artist Charlotte Rostad , RAKE SHowroom opened its second show last week.
+ RAKE Visningsrom 
+ TreStykker 
Via Archdaily 
Images courtesy of RAKE Visningsrom (by Marius Waagaard)
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URLs in this post:
 “Re-Use”: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=reuse
 inspiring artistic pavilion: http://trestykker.com/TrestykkerSmallENG.pdf
 Trondheim, Norway: http://www.trondheim.com/engelsk
 RAKE Visningsrom: http://rake.trondheim.no/sider/Nyheter_Rake_visningsrom.html
 TreStykker: http://www.trestykker.com/#home
 art gallery project: http://inhabitat.com/visitors-can-climb-in-and-on-tomas-saracenos-plant-filled-geodesic-bubble-art/
 Stavneblokka: http://stavneblokka.blogspot.com/
 Charlotte Rostad: http://www.charlotterostad.com/
 + RAKE Visningsrom: http://rake.trondheim.no/
 Archdaily: http://www.archdaily.com/172839/rake-showroom-rake-visningsrom/
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