During ARKNAT 2017 the participating students will construct three pieces of work. Team I will create a shelter along the coastline, Team II will create the entrance and the path along the new High Coast Track while Team III will replace a shelter on top of Mount Kulberget.
Mount Kulberget is a wonderful place along the southern part of the High Coast Trail. Team III will construct a shelter that will replace the existing shelter on site. A shelter used by the thousands of hikers along the High Coast Trail.
HÖGA KUSTEN STIGEN
On the south side of Mount Skuleberget a new track is being constructed – The High Coast Track. Team Forest will build an experience area in forest with observatory decks and resting areas giving new perspectives for visitors.
Hålviken is a a beautiful beach along the northern part of the High Coast Trail close to the Balesudden National Reserve. Team II will construct a shelter that will replace the current shelter located along the coast.
Say hello to Team Mountain who will create something really interesting on Mount Kuleberget.
Say hello to Team Forest who will create something really exciting along Höga Kusten Stigen on Mount Skuleberget.
Say hello to Team Sea who will create something really exciting at Hålviken outside Köpmanholmen.
Monday morning and ARKNAT has officially started. Project overivew and getting to know eachother.
Our friends at SCA Timber delivering the materials that will be used during ARKNAT.
Swedish Television came to visit us to learn more about the project.
Visiting the Forest Location along Höga Kusten Stigen, Skuleberget.
Visiting the Sea Location along the beach at Hålviken, Köpmanholmen.
Visiting the Mountain Location on top of Mount Kulberget along the High Coast Trail.
First seminar about architecture with Boris Zeisser.
Gathering in FriluftsByn Timberhouse for a tuesday morning brief.
Team woods sketching on location.
Team Mountain starting to sketch the first ideas.
Team Sea discussing the first impressions of their area.
The Workshop is led by some of the leading personalities and experts within architecture and nature. They will inspire and challenge the students creativity during this two week long festival. The workshop leaders will also hold seminars that are open to the public.
More info: Open Seminars >>
After his success at the legendary 24H-architecture Boris started his new office Natrufied Architecture. T new office focuses on making designs inspired by Nature.
Boris will help the students by connecting Nature and the petrification of Nature into their architecture.
Lylykangas Architects Ltd
More info will come shortly.
Tina Wik Arkitekter
Tina Wik Architects was established in 1997. As a previous partner in Mattsson & Wik Architects projects were often additions to public buildings in cultural historic environments. Today Tina is an expert within Swedish wooden architecture and construction techniques.
Tina Wik will inspire the students in their wooden constructions.
As a rather newly graduated student from UMA´s master program, Laboratory of Sustainable Architectural Production, Kristina is now working as an architect for Sweco. She enjoys the nature and outdoors and is therefore looking forward to be a part of and help students with their challenges.
Martin has worked as an architectural engineer since 2008. As years go by he is more and more convinced to want to change the way builders/cities look at architecture and that it matters how things look and work. Big quest but slowly and through ARKNAT he hopes getting there!
After years of successful work as Global Marketing Director of Swedish based outdoor firm Fjällräven Jerry switched careers to pursuit a dream. To create FriluftsByn – a meetingplace for adventure, relaxation and creativity.
Jerry will provoce the students imagination and reawaken the senses of being one with nature.
Currently Veronica practices as an architect in Stockholm and after her academic career, she developed interest in critical architecture while taking part in several workshops. As former architect at Sweco, she is going to take part in ARKNAT to address the construction process issues.
Audingas specializes in the field of Critical Architecture and the opportunities for implementation of Relational, Political, Social and Ethical approach to architecture. With his experience from Sweco architects and some successful wood workshops, which he has booth participated and tutored in, Audingas is going to be helping on translating the meaning to form and form to meaning.
Johan is an architect with experience spanning from local small scale projects to large scale international projects. He thinks architects in general need to spend more time on building sites to learn and to teach. Inspiration is preferably found in nature rather than in a conference rooms.
József has a Diploma from Technical University Budapest, Post gradual: Public Buildings. With 17 years’ experience, he has spent the last 5 in Sweden and are working as an architect at Sweco, Sundsvall. He is working with everything possible in architecture and want to build more out of wood.
Jacob graduated from the Royal Institute of Technology one year ago. Since graduation he has been working as an engineer at Sweco Architects, Uppsala. Despite the years in the capital city, he is no city guy. Growing up in the deep forest next to the High Coast area has left him with the respect and affinity for nature and fishing.
Monday 5th June. 19:00-20:00
Boris Zeisser, head of the agency Natrufied Architecture, is an expert in making designs inspired by Nature. Boris will share his passion for ‘Art d’eco’, architecture inspired by nature. He will showcase some of his projects where we use natural materials, examples of Biomimicry design as well as the visual integration of architecture and nature.
Tuesday 6th June. 19:00-20:00
Tina Wik Arkitekter
Thursday 8th June. 19:00-20:00
Tina Wik is an expert within the field of Swedish wooden architecture and construction techniques, as a specialist in architectural conservation.
During the seminar Tina will share her views on wooden architecture.