studio libeskind has proposed an urban scale development for the city of tampere, finland. the expansive site would include a total of approximately 60,000 sqm of mixed-use program area and an arena. the two programs reinforced by their contrasting designs, scale and organization on the site.

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the ‘tampere central deck and arena
’ –still in its design process status– is planned to sit on top of existing railway tracks. studio libeskind has proposed a circular-formed ice hockey arena clad in a dynamic contrast of materials which will inherently host events; its pivotal function to serve as a hub for diverse urban activities. this sporting venue will only occupy one fifth of the overall site and be integrated with a practice field, wellness center and also a variety of retail and commercial outlets. on the other hand, the neighboring buildings soar as geometric shard-like towers and will feature four office blocks topped by residential towers and a hotel with residential condominiums on top.

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the geometric towers will host offices, condominiums and also a hotel

libeskind tampere central deck and arena finland designboom
the ground levels will host public and retail opportunities to enliven the area

libeskind tampere central deck and arena finland designboom
the arena, which occupies one fifth of the complex, has the capacity to accommodate 11,000 spectators

libeskind tampere central deck and arena finland designboom
there is a total of approximately 60,000 m2 of mixed-use program area and 38,000 m2 of arena space

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the masterplan is set to be built in tampere, finland

 

 

project info:

 

 

location: tampere, finland
building size:
    •    30,000 sq m (deck area)
    •    60,000 sq m (mixed use program)
    •    38,000 sq m (arena program)

client: NCC property development oy åkerlundinkatu
architect of record: ksoy arkkitehtuuria
structural engineer: ramboll finland
zoning consultant: WSP finland oy
status: in design

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