Project
Observepoint. Arctic

Category 
Best Project of Public Building or Facility

About the project
The design concept for a semi-automatic science station intended for watching Arctic wildlife. Today, makeshift barracks are used for this purpose are hardly fit for extreme arctic conditions. The station can house up to 4 scientists in summer and will automatically collect the data in winter. It is equipped with a diesel generator and solar panels to back it up. Its wooden frame is steel-covered and ensures an aerodynamic shape to reduce wind loads.

Location
Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, Russia

Project design year
2021

Extra visual materials (photos, videos etc.)
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Rr36KK9DLyptx0Mf2FxkbrJ5p4UU11tI/view?usp=sharing

Project status
Design concept

Applicant
Valentina Savinova, architect

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