The Crown Hotel & Aquarium

 How do we create a hotel whose best views are blocked?
 With The First King Hotel and Congress Center, a project in Trondheim’s Brattøra Harbour District, we managed to avoid contextual yokes with the adjacent  buildings and planning restrictions, and enjoy both the views to the beautiful Trondheim Fjord as well as take the sunlight and the scenic city.
 The site has been extruded to fit the programmatic purposes and then lifted at the corners, creating triangular pyramid shapes orienting verdant terraces and  hotel views at different directions out to the Fjord and the surrounding city.
 The congress center is cut down in the ground in a landscape plane forum with multipurp...

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