Harpa, Reykjavik Concert Hall

Harpa, Reykjavik Concert Hall Building, Iceland

Harpa – Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, designed by Henning Larsen Architects in collaboration with Batteriið Architects and Studio Olafur Eliasson, has won one of the most prestigious architecture awards worldwide, The European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2013.

Airport Terminal Extension in Keflavik

Airport Terminal Extension in Keflavik

Design: Andersen & Sigurdsson Arkitekter; Teikn Architects

The layout is simple and rational allowing for a great degree of flexibility. Extensive glass facades allow travellers to engage in the activities on apron plus spectacular views to the vast landscape and mountains.

Holmsheidi Prison Reykjavik

Holmsheidi Prison, Reykjavik, Iceland

Design: Arkis Architects

This building is one of 30 model projects of the ‘Nordic Built principles’, and embodies the principles in its design and function. It is the result of rigorous consultation with the users with the aim of creating a sustainable prison.

Ice House Iceland 2

Ice House – Iceland Residence

Design: MINARC

The house creates a serene family sanctuary that harmoniously connects inhabitants with the surrounding natural environment by combining the most sustainable, eco -friendly materials and energy efficient technologies with minimalist architectural design.

Reykjavik Industrial Seaside

Reykjavik Industrial Seaside Redevelopment

Design: FELIXX with JVantSpijker

Dutch team wins Icelandic architecture competition: two Rotterdam based offices will design the new redevelopment plan of an industrial seaside area in Reykjavik. The plan consists of 110.000 square meters of mixed use program, including four hundred new dwellings.

ION Luxury Adventure Hotel

ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Design: Minarc, Architects

New building on the slopes of Mt. Hengill: “In a land of myth and legend, on an island where fire meets ice, surrounded by hot springs, glaciers, and the mystical glow of the Northern Lights, comes a new hotel”.

The Station: Roadside Stop, Iceland

The Station: Roadside Stop, Iceland

Design: KRADS, architects

The Station, a roadside stop in the Icelandic countryside, is a conjoined restaurant, drive-through, convenience store and gas station. Icelandic culture is in many ways shaped by American influences due to the 65-year long presence of an American army base in the country.

Botanical Gardens Cafe Akureyri

Botanical Gardens Cafe: Akureyri Building

Design: Kollgata Arkitektúr

To commemorate the 150 year birthday of the township of Akureyri the city council decided to commission a cafe for the gardens. The site was at the center of the gardens, allowing for a 150m² building footprint.