CAMPUS ÅKROKEN, MID SWEDEN UNIVERSITY

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Location: Sundsvall, Sweden. University

The project is a major university redesign, with the intention of moving accommodation out of rented property into new buildings. Rather than take the modern approach of a stand-alone campus, the university is being built as a proper urban infill based on the traditional design qualities of Sundsvall: alleys, squares, bridges, old and new houses. Part of the goal was to create an environment around which spin-off companies might locate as well. The site is on an attractive bend in the river, and the buildings refer to the Swedish storehouse tradition

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Transect Zone(s): T4 general.
Status: <Unknown>
Project or Plan's Scale: Corridor
Land area (in acres): 5
Project team designers: Einarsson, Torbjorn ARKEN Arkitekter AB
Project team developers: Akademiska Hus I Norr AB