FACTS

Location: Árnes, South Iceland

Year: 2011

Program: Exhibition and Visitor Center

DESCRIPTION

Þjórsárstofa  – the Þjórsá Visitor Centre at Árnes – is a collaborative project of the Skeið and Gnúpverjahreppur local authority and Landsvirkjun.


The objective of the Þjórsá Visitor Centre is to provide information on the land and nature, the people and history of the Þjórsá region, and the services available there, with the principal focus on the great Þjórsá river itself.
The Þjórsá river valley (Þjórsárdalur) is one of the most magnificent regions of south Iceland, with diverse nature and a colourful history, which are now made accessible to visitors through an exhibition, multimedia presentation and other information at the Þjórsá Visitor Centre.
 

CREDITS

Design team: Harpa Heimisdóttir, Marcos Zotes, Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir

Collaborators: Björn G. Björnsson (Exhibition design), Gagarin (Interactive media), Ari Trausti Guðmundsson (Manuscript), Verkís (Lighting design)