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Lofoten Tourist Road - Nappskaret

Location : Lofoten Islands, Norway
Building type : Roadside facility
Client : Nordland Veikontor
Schedule : Finished 2008   
Primary architects : Einar Jarmund, Håkon Vigsnæs, Alessandra Kosberg, Trond Olav Erga, Sissil Gromholt, Stian Schjelderup

 
This is a gravel ridge across a valley in Lofoten. Tourists stop here because of the wide unobstructed views.
A bright yellow railing guides and guards the visitors, protecting the terrain by providing a controlled path. The color is taken from the beak of a local seagull.

 
JARMUND/VIGSNÆS AS ARKITEKTER MNAL