Lofoten Polarlaks Visningssenter
The visitor center takes place in Ure, Lofoten, surrounded by beautiful views to the
mountains and water.
The project aims to be a result
of an interpretation of the many unique local features,
ranging from the fishing culture to the landscape.
Context and Culture
The main elements of Northen Norway landscape
and fishing culture were reinterpretaded into
different features in the design: from shape and
structure to materials and cladding that are
economic and easy to build.
Visitors can experience throughout a clean and
circular flow, the relation between structure and
architecture – open and enclosed spaces according
to the hierarchy of the different functions in the
The main exhibition sits between two gables and
features the salmon tank and the fishing net.
The net, a fishing feature, is brought to the project as
a ludic and playful element where visitors can walk,
relax and play over the main exhibition space.
Photo credits: Seth Kane, Einar Storsul, Ferdinand Sthør,