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Norrkoping

Urban Housing Winning Proposal / ETAT Architects + Spridd Architects

01:00 - 23 February, 2013
Urban Housing Winning Proposal /  ETAT Architects + Spridd Architects, Courtesy of ETAT Architects + Spridd Architects
Courtesy of ETAT Architects + Spridd Architects

ETAT Architects + Spridd Architects recently won the first prize in an invited competition for a mixed-use building of housing and commercial space. Located in the centre of Norrköping, on the fringe of the historic 19th century textile industry area of Sweden, the exterior architecture interprets certain characteristic themes in the historic industrial area. These include elements such as large windows, local towers, repetitive and rationally organised fenestration, an emphasis on vertical elements in the façade, and exposed building material of stone. More images and architects’ description after the break.