• Hyperborea

  • Alta, Finnmark, Norway

Alta is a town out of the ordinary, capable of creating new means of production. The strategy intends to put human activities in direct contact with the extreme environment. The slate industry heritage is turned into an urban machine based on cluster activities, combining the qualities of the existing buildings with multiple uses. Simple in set-up, yet full of possibilities in use, the site finds its strength in this inclusive and hybrid condition, adding up to the landscape and the future lifestyles of Finnmark region.