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Hotel, Ice Hotel (1990)*

Artist/Designer: Designer Unknown

Project Location: Sweden

Figure 1: Ice Hotel Ice Church. Source: Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden. 2012, Digital Image. Available from Vacation Ideas. ( Source | Accessed : December 26, 2013 )


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Significant Date(s):
21st Century, 20th Century, 1990

Additional Information:
Publications/ Texts in Print:
Gibbons, Mary and Anders Porter. ICEHOTEL: The Definitive Book. Connecticut: Fawn's Leap Productions, 2013.

Granlund, Pär. Icehotel. Icehotel. Lulea, Sweden: Jukkas Akademin AB, 2000.

Icehotel : Cuisine and Adventure in Jukkasjärvi. New York: Arena, 2002.

Building Address:
Marknadsvägen 63, 981 91 Jukkasjärvi, SWEDEN

Significant Dates:
1990- Seasonal Ice Hotel has opened every year since.
2016- First year-round Ice Hotel opened.

Significant Staff/Designers:
Various artists and designers from around the world are invited to craft the hotel's rooms each year. In 2013 over 200 requests were submitted by different artists with different qualifications – including theatre, structural design, camerawork and interior design.

Ice Hotel, Ice, water, Sweden, Hotel, outdoors, nature, temporary architecture, seasonal architecture, Torne River, igloo, ice architecture, ice church

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