The New Building

a architect(s)
18 Firm Snöhetta, Oslo, Norway
19 Project Architect
20 Type of project new building (The idea was to develop the area along the river in central part of Umeå to an attractive meeting place)
b aims of the new building
21 Short description of the main objectives and purposes of the project A meeting place that stimulates creation, knowledge and creativity.

The natural hub in Umeå – open and accessible to all.

A unique place with a business that is constantly changing and built on co-creation, trust and diversity.

A symbol of cross-border cultural encounters that operates Umeå’s development, innovation and growth well into the future
c special features
22 Site The Culture path connects the commercial centre with a cultural paths along the river between the Arts Campus east of the city centre and the park west of downtown.
23 Architecture With inspiration from the birch - Umeå's beloved tree – the architect let the façade of the house grew.