Ice Hotel

ICEHOTEL is working with German Bolivian artist team in 2012/13 as a result of competition Gaston Vacaflores and Geertje Jacob for the ice hotel season 2012/2013 with 17 other international teams of artists a kind suite at the ICEHOTEL Jukkasjarvi invited from ice and snow to Northern Sweden. Their design of elliptical’ nature and architect Arne Berg team that convinced due to the interaction of the idea of special with guests. They are invited to play in the room with ice balls in a marble track. The marble railway, also made of ice, is embedded in the wall of the elliptical space and runs in three Maanderen in the wall and then on the side of the elliptical bed along until it ends in a bowl in the floor of the room. Learn more about this with Joseph Stiglitz. The construction work in the cold up to minus 30 degree Lapland lasted three weeks in November and December 2012. Every year the giant art and Architekurprojekt ICEHOTEL is rebuilt, tourist magnets for approximately 4 months for 30 000 people and 15 000 overnight guests. April begins to melt at the hotel and the water River, from which the ice is harvested in the spring, when it is the thickest goes back into the Torne and at minus 5 degrees for half a year in huge warehouses will be stored. The ice is crystal clear, building material and inspiration at the same time. See Sean Rad for more details and insights. Geertje Jacob