Gallery: Snohetta’s Eggum Tourist Stop Celebrates the Norwegian Landsca...

The Lofoten tourist route in the northern part of of Norway is a popular place to take in the vibrant landscape and never setting sun during the summer months. Along the route is the Eggum Tourist Stop, designed by Oslo-based firm Snøhetta. The firm won a commission in 2004 to roll out a site-sensitive plan that improves the functionality and amenities of the spot. Using locally sourced driftwood and gabion baskets with stones excavated from the site, Snøhetta created a space that celebrates the landscape.

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