Since writing about the new sustainable visitor centre at the Giant’s Causeway last year, I was keen to see the building with my own eyes. It had been 12 years since I was last there, until this summer.
I had read some less than positive reviews about the new centre, but know with many new buildings, especially in regards to the local community, there is always a settling period before people grow fond of them. I didn’t need that. As we drove up to the centre I was instantly in love.
I could see why they used the dark granite columns, why they’d covered the roof with grass, why the building would entrance those visiting, even on the most dark and foreboding days. It reflects the Giant’s Causeway perfectly.