The international competition for the new Cultural Center and Library in the Swedish city of Karlshamn was held to seek the best proposal design to build The 5,000 square meter (53,820 sq ft) the city’s cultural functions in one location and under one roof. This mix-used building will be the house of the city’s new meeting place and will house a library, an exhibition area, a movie theater, a tourist office, and a café. So many proposal designed had joined and participated in this competition. After choosing the best of the best proposal, The jury finally announced the winner is schmidt hammer lassen architects, one of Scandinavia’s most recognized, award-winning architectural practices committed to innovative and sustainable design. This architecture company has won for their great proposal and becoming the architect that will designed this New Cultural Center and Library in Karlshamn, Sweden.
schmidt hammer lassen explained through their proposal design “Through a poetic interpretation of the surroundings we have created a meeting place, which will be a striking visual focal point that connects the city to the landscape and the water,” stated Ms Trine Berthold, associate partner at schmidt hammer lassen architects. She continued: “The meeting place is defined by a sculptural, folded roof made of wood that gathers activities and visitors in the building under one roof – which is both the motto and the main concept of our design.”
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