Manshausen Island is situated in the the Grøtøya strait off the coast of Northern Norway. Visitors to the 55-ac (22-ha) site can go kayaking, diving, cycling, climbing and hiking. Now, when they're done for the day, they can also relax in their own cabin that hangs over the chilly water below.
The design for the Kistefos Museum in Jevnaker, Norway, is multifaceted and brilliant. It will be part building, part bridge. It will also reconcile the different heights of opposing river banks with a simple but deft sculptural trick. This is apt, given that will be located in a sculpture park.