22 maart 2014

from the archives #9

Norway (2009)

Travelling north on our way to the North Cape in June 2009 we spent some time in the city of Tromsø. This is the public library and archive. The extraordinary roof's structure with 4 bowed arches was based on the Mexican architect Candela's structures, and is known as Candela shell.
If you would like to read more about the building click HERE.



4 opmerkingen:

  1. Those arches certainly appear to open up an attractive space underneath. Nice reflection on those front glass facade, too.

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  2. Hebben heel Tromso rondgelopen maar dit gemist. Jammer maar nu toch nog gezien. Bedankt

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  3. Stunning architectural building. I could watch these even though for how long.

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  4. Ja onvoorstelbaar dat we dit niet gezien hebben, zo'n mooi gebouw!

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