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Snøhetta unveils stunning Lofoten hotel

The Local · 26 Mar 2014, 11:13

Published: 26 Mar 2014 11:13 GMT+01:00

The hotel will loop around an inner courtyard, offer views of the Norwegian Sea in several directions, while providing sheltered space in its centre. 
 
"The location is spectacular; sunny, right in the middle of majestic landscape elements, but at the same time connected to already populated areas and shielded harbours," the company said on its website. 
 
"The form creates an inner and outer space, and enhances the site’s inherent potential of an architectural expression," it added. "The organic form protects and opens at the same time."
 
The 11,000 square-metre building will house several hotels and apartment complexes, spa facilities, seawater basins, hiking resources and an amphitheatre.
 
It is expected to cost as much as 400m kroner ($66m) to build, with work expected to start later this year. 
 
The complex is designed to cater to extremely wealthy tourists who have increasingly been choosing to holiday in Norway. 
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