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Layered Ferry Terminals

The Jektvik Ferry Quay by Carl Viggo Holmebakk

— April 29, 2014 — Art & Design
Carl Viggo Holmebakk has come up with a distinct design for the Jektvik Ferry Quay in Norway. The building has varying layers, all made up of different materials aluminum, glass and pine struts to keep everything together. At night, the entire building sends off an eery glow due to this layering that was done to the structure.

Moreover, the building takes on an angular look, with the roof area jutting out to the side. This was done to provide more space in the upper section to allow for proper installation of the lighting. There are plans to expand this space in the future, providing areas for a snack bar as well as an information stand for customers.

Photo Credits: designboom, holmebakk.no
Trend Themes
1. Layered Architecture - Exploring layered designs for buildings and infrastructure presents innovation opportunities for architects and engineers.
2. Multi-functional Spaces - Creating multi-functional spaces for transportation centers, such as ferry terminals, encourages integrated experiences for travelers.
3. Sustainable Building Materials - Utilizing sustainable materials in building design can aid in reducing carbon footprints and provide eco-friendly alternatives for construction companies.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - Innovative building designs create opportunities for architects to experiment with new aesthetic and functional ideas.
2. Transportation - Designing efficient and multi-functional spaces for transportation centers improves the experiences of travelers and creates innovation opportunities for the transportation industry.
3. Construction - Increasing the use of sustainable building materials in construction presents innovation opportunities for companies looking to reduce their carbon impact and appeal to eco-conscious consumers.
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