Älvstranden Education Centre
Municipality of Hagfors
7000 m² new building, 8500 m² rebuilding
1. prize in architectural competition. 2006
NCC Construction Sverige AB
C.F. Møller Architects in collaboration with LLP Arkitekter AB
Nivå Landskapsarkitektur AB
- 1. prize in architectural competition. 2006
The centre integrates lower school, middle school, upper-secondary, adult education, a public library, a music school and a day care centre in one coherent campus. The centre provides communal facilities for all users including auditoriums and lecture theatres, canteen facilities and a café. The centre has a capacity for 1000 students and 150 staff.
The overall concept behind the renovation and extension is to create an overview and to give each unit its own identity. The characteristics of the new education centre is bright rooms and strong colours creating a recognisable identity for the entire centre.