The Gärstad plant

 The Gärstad plant. C.F. Møller. Photo: Åke E:son Lindman

Client

Tekniska Verken i Linköping AB

Address

Linköping, Sweden

Size

38000 m²

Year

2002-2004

The new incineration plant is an extension to the existing Gärstadverken district heating plant, and is located right beside European Highway 4. This high-profile location places high demands on the architectural design of what is perhaps Linköping's most visible building.

The main building covers 115 x 31m and is 45 m tall. It is largely built up of glass, exposing the primary processes - the furnace and the gas purification plant - partly as part of the architectural expression, and partly as a pedagogical element. The openness of this building contrasts with the other lower and more closed-off buildings.

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Team

Construction

NCC Construction Sverige AB

Engineering

Structor Hultén Stråth AB, Örebro genom Per Åkerling

Architect

C.F. Møller Architects (formerly Berg Arkitektkontor, since 2007 a part of C.F. Møller Architects)

Landscape

NOD-naturorienterad design AB / Stadspartner AB, Linköping

Awards

  • Nominated for the Swedish Steel Design Award. 2007

References

  • 2015 Nordiska Projekt #1, p.12-15

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