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Building names(s): Aurland Lookout / Aurlandsvegen Stegastein
Architect/Designer: Todd Saunders & Tommie Wilhelmsen
Completion date: Dec 2005
function(s): public space, Viewing area
Destination Aurland-Flåm-Lærdal is easy accessible by bus, boat, train or private car.
The site is above Aurland, a small town in Sogn og Fjordane, one of the larger fjords on the West Coast of Norway. Aurland is three hours drive (200 km) from Bergen, Norway’s second largest city. (and about 330 km from Oslo)
It is daily several departures on the Bergenline between Oslo and Bergen all year. All trains on the Bergenline stop at Myrdal. At Myrdal there is connection with the Flåm Railway to Flåm. During the winter there are 4-5 daily departures on the Flåm Railway. – in the summer the Flåm Railway is running 10 times a day.
Info/traintickets: 815 00 888 – www.nsb.no
Aurlandsvegen – the mountainroad between Aurland and Lærdal you’ll find a unique new breathtaking viewpoint Plattform (lookout) – Stegastein.
Situated 6 km from the centre of Aurlandsvangen. 650 metres above sea level – overlooking the Aurlandfjord.
The road between Aurland centre and Stegastein is open all year. Parking & toilets.
architect’s website: www.saunders.no
Structural dimesions: 4 m wide, 30 long, and 9m high out at the very end.