Lighting up cycling in Norway
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Norway has set ambitious targets for an environmental and sustainable future. As a result an increasing number of railway stations now have a bicycle hotel, to promote cycling. On Monday 10 October 2016 the Lillestrøm Bicycle Hotel designed by Various Architects AS, opened in the city that has been frequently voted Norway´s best cycling city.
The project was commissioned by ROM Eiendom AS and The Norwegian National Railways and the design of the building focuses on making a positive contribution to the surroundings. The project gives back to the city the area it takes away by providing a public green rooftop, which directly connects to the main square of the Train Station.
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