Svart Hotel Norway is getting attention for its groundbreaking combination of design and environmentalism . The hotel is set to open in 2021 and will be the world’s first energy-positive hotel above the Arctic Circle, meaning it will generate more energy than it uses. Renderings show that the design is a complete circle, and it’s set at the base of a glacier . Luxury will meet adventure in a remote Norwegian hotel set right at the edge of a glacier. If the eye-catching design is not enough, consider its eco-friendly origins — and its broader location: Svart Hotel is set to be the world’s first energy-positive hotel above the Arctic circle. In fact, according to a press release from the hotel, the hotel, which is a collaboration between Arctic Adventure of Norway, architecture firm Snohøetta, and Powerhouse, will use 85% less energy than a traditional hotel in addition to producing its own energy. The hotel will be in northern Norway, in the Meløy municipality at the foot of the Svartisen glacier. For frame of reference, that’s about 800 miles north of Oslo, the capital of Norway. The location also served as inspiration for the project in more ways than […]

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