LETH & GORI: lidköping police building
jan 04, 2012
LETH & GORI: lidköping police building


‘lidköping police building’ by LETH & GORI, lidköping, sweden
all images courtesy LETH & GORI

‘lidköping police building’, is a proposal for a headquarters and public parking facility in lidköping, sweden by copenhagen-based
practice LETH & GORI. the structure is placed above an open square on the border of the historical urban plan which dates
from 1672, marking and emphasizing the main entry point to the historic city. the police building rests upon four existing small-scale
buildings which are programmed with communal functions and the spaces surrounding them become a series of woven public spaces.


approach to the site

configured around large perforations, the center of the site becomes open towards the sky, welcoming residents to congregate and
pass through the area. the intention is to transform the idea of traditionally closed facilities of authority and celebrate the local community
and lively city.


public space


atrium


site plan


floor plan / level 0


floor plan / level 1


section


section


elevation


elevation


elevation


elevation


axonometric


diagram


diagram


diagram


existing structures

project info:

architects: LETH & GORI
team: karsten gori, uffe leth, stefano cinus, danila lampis and sebastian andersen
status: competition entry
program: police station and public parking
location: lidköping, sweden
year: 2011

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