12 Feb '18, 11pm

This gorgeous Arctic Circle hotel is also a powerhouse:

This gorgeous Arctic Circle hotel is also a powerhouse:

In addition, to keep the hotel energy positive, the roof is clad with Norwegian solar panels produced with clean hydro energy reducing the carbon footprint even further. The façades protect against insulation from the sun in the summer when the sun is high in the sky, removing the need for artificial cooling. During winter months, when the sun is low, large windows allow for the sun’s natural thermal energy to enter the structure, providing maximum insulation, as the circular design of the hotel, allows hotel rooms, restaurants and terraces to be strategically placed, and utilize the sun’s energy throughout the day and seasons.

Full article: https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/arctic-circle-energy-posit...

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