The Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion is located at Hjerkinn on the outskirts of Dovrefjell National Park, home to Europe’s last wild reindeer herds and the natural habitat for many rare plants and animals. The 90 m² building is open to the public and serves as an observation pavilion for the Wild Reindeer Foundation educational programmes.
The building was designed by Snøhetta, an architecture and design office based in Oslo, Norway and New York City. Snøhetta describes the design as being based on a contrast between ideas - a rigid outer shell and a soft, organic inner core. The wooden core is shaped like rock or ice that has been eroded by natural forces like wind and running water, and is placed within a rectangular frame of raw steel and glass.
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Modelled in Blender 2.7
Rendered in Cycles, around 1hr at 500 samples
Post-production in GIMP
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