In what was described as a “very natural step”, Olafur Eliasson, a Danish-born artist and sculptor, has moved into the recently converted Marshall House. The conversion came under close scrutiny by local regulators who are keeping a close eye on Reykjavik’s heritage. The connection that Eliasson shares with Iceland, the landscape and unique light conditions are a constant source of inspiration for his work, combined with Marshall House’s passion for homegrown creativity make the relocation from Berlin all the more understandable. Given the studio’s Eastern-facing windows, Eliasson will be able to look across the harbour and see one of his most impressive, and larger, creations, Harpa Concert and Conference Centre, a beautiful structure made of colour-coated glass, that reflects the surrounding harbour and sky.
Source: Wallpaper Magazine