RINTALA EGGERTSSON ARCHITECTS

HOTEL KIRKENES

Kirkenes, Norway
Brents Art Triennale
Hotel installation
Completed 2005

A site-specific hotel in Kirkenes harbor: Two rooms with sea view and a lobby with a fireplace. The Project is based on the simple idea of finding a balance between the amount of ideas and economy.

The hotel is a temporary, lightweight wooden structure, based on a fundament of brick. The dark color of the facade attracts sun warmth, while the light interior maximizes the light experience during winter.