Typology: Educational, Cultural, Commercial
Location: Horten, Norway
Status: Feasibility study
Size: 70.000 m2
Client: The Norwegian Sea Rescue Society (RS)
Team: Dan Zohar, Johann Magnus Kjartansson, Marit Justine Haugen, Marco Boella, Vit Gerhard
Norwegian Sea Rescue Campus
"RS Tunet's ambition is to become one of the leading maritime safety hubs in Europe"
In 2017, The Norwegian Sea Rescue Society (RS) moved into their new and upgraded facilities at Noatun, taking the firsts steps towards becoming one of the leading hubs in Europe for maritime safety. The second phase of the project aims to complete the campus, intensify and strengthen the framework for professional development and connection relation to academia, and not least, strengthen RS’s identity and raise public awareness.
The aim of the feasibility study has been to to find synergies and internal co-dependencies between divisions within the at the organization, as well as study the architectural potentials in a broad and open perceptive.
Complete the campus with good architecture physical and spatial qualities introducing building and open spaces that harmonies with the existing that have respect for existing architecture
Establish a flow pattern throughout the campus with focus on the pedestrian
Strengthen internal logistics and flexible co-dependent spaces
Improve accessibility and public awareness with focus on inclusive architecture
Preserve and incorporate surrounding green structures / paths