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Northern Lights Cathedral – Alta, Norway

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Building: Northern Lights Cathedral
Location: Alta, Norway
Address: Markedsgata 30, 9510 Alta, Norway
Architect: Schmidt/Lassen/Hammer
Partner Architect: Link Arkitektur A/S
Engineer: Rambøll AS, Alta
Main Contractor: Ulf Kivijervi AS
Completed: 2013
Size: 20634 sf

AE Interests:
Tall spire (approximately 154 ft), titanium facade reflects northern light phenomena off of the building, raw concrete interior [a]

Interesting articles: [a, b]

Written by sabrinaransbarger

September 7, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Posted in Built

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