2019 shortlists

Manshausen 2.0
by Stinessen Arkitektur

Shortlisted for hospitality building of the year at Dezeen Awards 2019, Manshausen 2.0 by Stinessen Arkitektur is the addition of three new cabins and a sauna to the Manshausen Island Resort.

The resort on the remote island of Manshausen, which was once a trading post for the fishing community, is an eco-retreat founded by Børge Ousland, the Norwegian polar explorer who was the first person to cross the Arctic solo. Stinessen Arkitektur's design of the resort – made up of a total of seven cabins and a sauna – was inspired by Manshausen Island's Arctic Circle location, surrounded by mountains and the Barents Sea. A renovated farmhouse dating from the 18th century that has been converted into a library and restaurant also help to make up the resort. The three new cabins join the original four cabins, which are located on the stone quays are perched on a rocky outcrop on the northern edge of the island, looking out over the Barents Sea.

Architect: Stinessen Arkitektur
Project: Manshausen 2.0
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