/// the overcoming of the place /// TYPE: northern lights observatory STATUS: master thesis SIZE: 400sqm
TEXT: the aurora borealis – or the so-called northern lights – a celestial phenomenon, which was for many previous generations a mystery and always awakens our primal instinct of observation. this natural spectacle in the night sky moved and surprises us in its color, its dancing and floating in a impalpable distant from us. venues for observing and enjoying this spectacle we find in the most extreme latitudes. those places are inhabited by the people – surrounded by lush grass, endless forests and the purest form of nature. the place for planning the task of archmedium competition is the finnish town of rovaniemi. but which architectonic and content format is appropriate at this point to the origin of the task? this theme raises to the central question of the project – what‘s enjoyment or observing in its purest form? the design followed the approach to create an atmosphere and produce a situation in which the „object of desire“ can unfold its whole attraction. guidance of asceticism shape the architecture in place – to but to circumstances surrender, see renunciation as positive reduction for thinking-space model. and also to easy as a means to use – so it‘s not meant to be another architectural ensemble people to their primal instincts back out.