Art & Architecture + [restaurant]

Troll Wall, Reinheimen, Rauma, Norvegia: Trollwall Restaurant And Service by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

It’s a new cursor at the foot of the Troll Wall. the architecture of the new visitors`center next to E139 is an outcome of the sites` close connection to the impressive mountain wall, Europe's tallest vertical, overhanging rock face in the Romsdal Valley.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

The Romsdal valley has some of the tallest, sheerest cliffs in Europe and is a popular place for Base jumping including "birdmen" jumping off cliffs in Wingsuits!

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

This location allows for an exciting setting for the new service and information center. Rras proposal is carefully planned in relation to the Troll Wall.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

At the same time it is building a character and identity which in itself will be an attraction in the region.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

The building has a simple, though flexible plan, with a characteristic roof that has its character from the majestic surrounding landscape.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

These simple ways of design gives the building its character and identity that makes the Service center an eye-catcher and an architectural attraction in the region.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Also echoing the peaks and troughs on the horizon is the sharply undulating roof, which rises and falls in two acute arches, arching gracefully against the stunning backdrop.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

The wall panels that aren’t glass are formed of plastered chipboard and a concrete floor provides a simple if basic setting for the restaurant amenities.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Besides the restaurant facilities - which provide both three course dining and fast food opportunities - the complex offers a gift shop and film theatre, showing a short informative video on the history of the neighbouring Troll Wall.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

The Trollwall Restaurant is open June to September during the areas busiest season and will provide a base for many public events including music concerts and base jumping meetings.

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Location: Trollveggen, Norway Architect: ReiulfRamstad Arkitekter Project Team: Reiulf Ramstad, Sunniva N Rosenberg, Christian Fuglset, Ragnhild Snustad, Atle Leira, Espen Surnevik Area: 700 sqm Year: 2011 Photographs: Courtesy of Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

8.2/10 (219)