Status: Competition (2015)
Clasification: 4 prize
Location: Sandnes, Norway
Climate: Oceanic / maritime, Temperate
Materials: Concrete, Glass
Environments: Seaside, Urban
Types: City hall, Institutional
The proposal for Sandnes new town hall consists out of two merged volumes correlating to the new- and old city structure. The shifted volumes creates an inviting public space in front of the main entrance and the quay linking the new town hall with the culture house. The building have two identical sized atriums, one with an outside space and another covered with roof lights.
The main staircase located in the covered atrium connects the public ground floor with the parliament room at the top floor overlooking the town and harbour area.