Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Peter Dass Museum | Alstahaug, Norway | Snøhetta

More pictures here

Architects: Snøhetta

Location: Alstahaug, Norway

Project year: 2001-2007

Collaborators: Kjetil Traedal Thorsen, Tarald Lundevall, Astrid Renata Van Veen, Jim Dodson, Bartek Milewski, Maria Svaland, Jenny B. Osuldsen, Lars Jørstad Nordbye, Heidi Pettersvold

Client: Alstahaug kommune

Constructed Area: 1350 sqm

Photographs: Snøhetta, Aake E. Lindman, Inge Ove Tysnes

Museum website here

Petter Dass (born ca. 1647, died September 18, 1707) was a priest in Alstahaug, Nordland, Norway, and the foremost Norwegian poet of his generation, wirting baroque hymns and topographical poetry. Most of his writings was not published until after his death.
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