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As far as the design is concerned our proposal is inspired by the beautiful and impressing nature of iceland. By combining the shapes of nature with functional/aesthetic contemplations the result has become a well funtioning and ready construction plan which splits up logically accommodation and business in consideration of the close surroundings. The plan is umabiguosly disposed and offers to Glitnir Bank a conspicuous location and
pronounced architecture along with a future flexibility and the possibility of building ste by step. As an architectural interpration or translation of the logo of Glitnir Bank the superior shape consits of a vieual massive cut through by a large, open atrium in two directions . The logo of the bank brings associations to the waves in the surrounding sea but also to figure which is in simutaneous connection with earth and sky. Consequintly the building subtly depicts a bank well-rooted in the ground yet constanly string upwards and outwards. The forms of this proposal are inspired by the surrounding nature of iceland like ice formations glaciers
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and basalt structures created by former volcanic eruptions. The building radiates solidity. security and a design community with typologies known from the baking wold such as safe-deposit boxes and safes.
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