Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre
Building Name: GIANT'S CAUSEWAY VISITOR CENTRE
Building Type: NATURAL WORLD - VISITOR CENTRE
Architect: HENEGHAN PENG
Architect Website: http://www.hparc.com
Clients Website http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Year of Completion: 2012
Collection: Architecture Photography
Country: United Kingdom
The Giant’s Causeway lies in Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast World Heritage Site, a landscape of cliffs formed by hexagonal basalt stones, agricultural landscapes and cliffside walks. Utilising the large difference in level across the site, two folds are created in the landscape. One, extending the line of the ridge, accommodates the building. The second, extending the level of the road, screens the car park from view. There is no longer a building and landscape but building becomes landscape and the landscape itself remains spectacular and iconic.
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