In the municipality of Lier in Norway, the recently opened Fosshagen nursing home has a new take on caring for our elderly. The already much celebrated building is set in a playful landscaping design that adapts to its sloped surroundings. Streetlife is proud to have made a contribution to these lively gardens.
Celebrating the rich contribution the elderly have made to our society means taking good care of them. Not just medically physical care, but also by providing comfortable, pleasurable and inspiring surroundings. The architect and landscape architect of Fosshagen nursing home took this task quite seriously.
Norconsult Solem Architektur designed a sensory garden containing over 100 different plants and crops. The playful layout of the garden is dignified by the combination of strong circular and linear elements. Tying the sloped surroundings and the rectangular building together. The dynamics of these geometrical shapes are emphasized by the use of Streetlife products.