FACTS

Location: Húsavík, Iceland

Year: 2014

Status: Built

Program: Visitor Centre

Client: Norðursigling

 

DESCRIPTION

Ticket and service center by the harbour in Húsavík. The building sits on three disdinct platforms in a steep slope down to the harbour. The top level is a ticket center, the one in middle a café and exhibition hall, finally the North sailing offices occupy the lowest floor. Integrated into the building are wide stairs connecting the it with the harbour activities below and the busy street above.

 

CREDITS

Design team:  Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir (Project architect), Birgir Þröstur Jóhansson, Jóhann Harðarson, Perla Dís Kristinsdóttir