Gallery: Stunning Icelandic Institute is an Ice-Frosted Eco Citadel

 
The institute's volume is inspired by the bodies of insects as well as the nearby Mount Keilir, which is mirrored in the prominent form of the front of the building.

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  1. lazyreader January 11, 2011 at 8:09 am

    Building something for lab-less Icelandic scientist’s. I thought Iceland was totally bankrupt.

  2. GeothermalHVAC January 6, 2011 at 10:07 am

    Wow! Yes that is truly incredible! Wish there were places like this closer to home to tour.

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  4. Holcim Awards January 5, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    This is a really beautiful design. The double facade is fantastic both aesthetically and for increased performance

    Check out the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction for other inspiring sustainable projects.
    http://on.fb.me/holcim-awards
    The Holcim Awards are now open for submissions and is free. Enter your project today!

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