Right now you are seeing the brand new design entry proposal of Klaksvík City Center, based in the open international competition to build a city center development of in Klaksvík, Faroe Islands. The proposal right here is coming from Swiss architectural firm Group8, the architectural company that was Founded in 2000, and whose R&D priorities are to redefine a number of boundaries in design and best known for their philosophy in their every single architectural design including the residential, public, interior, and planning project which is to come up with a specific configuration that best fits the context, the programme, and the social and environmental framework. and here with the proposal “RE-CONNECT, RE-INVENT, RE-INVEST KLAKSVIK”, Swiss firm Group8 received the 2nd prize in this open, international competition.
The 150,000 sqm; Study Area: 7.6 ha site area turn to be a modern city development that accomodate apartment, commerce, administration office, tourist information office, hotel, library, sailing sea museum, culture house, bus terminal. The design proposal from the Group8 for this Klaksvík City Center aims to become a model of design that is environmentally, economically and socially sustainable; a place synonymous with modern ideals for living, working, being and it was inspired by “a dense and controlled scale of intervention, based on a strong network where each part of the town will be interconnected through sustainable methods of moving, thus providing a green means of living to all inhabitants.” via