The New Building
|18||Firm||Snöhetta, Oslo, Norway|
|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
|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.|