Link & Schmidt Hammer Lassen – Alta Cathedral

image © : Adam Mørk

image © : Adam Mørk

Alta is a town of about 15,000 people, nestled up against the sea right at the very northernmost part of Norway, 500km into the Arctic Circle. In this rather inhospitable environment, Link Arkitektur and Schmidt Hammer Lassen have built a focal point for the town in the form of a cathedral, with a design whose whorls and swirls are designed to evoke the aurora borealis that so frequently lights up the night sky.

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