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Gurisentret Outdoor Stage and Visitor Centre / Askim/Lantto Architects

Gurisentret Outdoor Stage and Visitor Centre / Askim/Lantto Architects
© Bjarne Ytrøy
© Bjarne Ytrøy

Architects: Askim/Lantto Architects Location: The Edøy Island, Smøla, Norway Project Leader: Niels Marius Askim Project Year: 2008 Photographs: Courtesy of Kvernberget Print og Reklame AS, Niels Marius Askim, Bjarne Ytrøy

© Niels Marius Askim © Niels Marius Askim © Niels Marius Askim © Bjarne Ytrøy +30

Project Area: 620.0 sqm Collaborators: Hans Guttormsgaard/Anne – Ki Thoresen

This centre was developed for the historical play ”Gurispelet”, situated on medival Edøy. It also gives room for different cultural events such as concerts, plays and movieshows.

The centre is cut into a sandy hill, on the edge of an agricultural landscape which includes an eighthundred year old church. The new amphitheatre shields the stage from the quayside.

© Bjarne Ytrøy
© Bjarne Ytrøy

To maintain possible movement in the landskape adjasent to centre, a roof terrace has been formed over the visitorcentre as an extention to the surronding farmlandscape.

Courtesy of Kvernberget Print og Reklame AS
Courtesy of Kvernberget Print og Reklame AS

The roofterrace creates a good viewingplatform for surrounding landscape.

© Niels Marius Askim
© Niels Marius Askim

The entire structure is done in timber, partly as solid wood construction.

Plan 01
Plan 01
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