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Faroe Islands Developments

Building Designs in Tórshavn and surrounding areas, North Atlantic, northern Europe

post updated 29 August 2021

Key Development in the Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands Architecture Designs – chronological list

Contemporary Faroes Architectural Projects, alphabetical:

Eysturkommuna Town Hall

Glasir – Tórshavn College Faroe Islands

Klaksvík City Center Design

Klaksvík Design Competition

Torshavn Education Centre

Location: Faroe Islands, North Atlantic

North Atlantic Architecture

Contemporary Architecture in North Atlantic

Eysturkommuna Town Hall, Norðragøta, Eysturkommuna
Architects: Henning Larsen
Eysturkommuna Town Hall Faroe Islands Developments
photograph : Nic Lehoux
Eysturkommuna Town Hall is located in the breathtaking Faroese landscape, the 750 sqm green roofed town hall of Eysturkommuna bridges the river in the village of Norðragøta and unites what used to be two separated municipalities into one.

Glasir – Tórshavn College Building
Design: BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Glasir - Tórshavn College, Faroe Islands building by BIG architects
photo : Rasmus Hjortshoj
Students have settled in at Glasir – Tórshavn College, a 19,200m2 (206,000ft2) vortex-shaped education center that combines three schools under one roof and celebrates the dramatic Faroese landscape.

Danish Architecture

Norwegian Architecture

Icelandic Buildings

Faeroe Islands

Sometimes called the Faeroe Islands, this is an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic, about halfway between Norway and Iceland, 320 kilometres (200 miles) north-northwest of Scotland. The islands are an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark. Their area is about 1,400 square kilometres (541 square miles) with a population of 50,030 in April 2017.

The Faroes’ terrain is rugged, and the islands have a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc): windy, wet, cloudy and cool. Despite this island group’s northerly latitude, temperatures average above freezing throughout the year because of the Gulf Stream.

The best-known church buildings in the Faroe Islands include Tórshavn Cathedral, Olaf II of Norway’s Church and the Magnus Cathedral in Kirkjubøur; the Vesturkirkjan and the Maria Church, both of which are situated in Tórshavn; the church of Fámjin; the octagonal church in Haldórsvík; Christianskirkjan in Klaksvík.

source: Faroe Islands

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