Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Pulsen Community Center in Balling, Denmark by Holm Architecture Office
July 16th, 2011 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Holm Architecture Office
The Pulsen Community Center unites an array of exiting facilities under one roof. With a combination of baths, fitness areas, doctor offices and a community gathering spaces the design creates a unique new building typology, which aims at promoting interaction and creativity for all the inhabitants of Balling.
Pulsen Community Center is designed around a central space that allows for entry from two main access points, uniting the existing pedestrian routes in the area. This central area serves as an informal living room for the city and connects directly to all the new building facilities, providing easy access to all the buildings program elements.
A new sports park area surrounds and interacts with the new building offering a wide array of fitness and sports activities for both winter and summer making the Pulsen Community Center the new pivot point for activities and interaction in the city of Balling.
“With Pulsen we propose a building that in its components mimics the idea of the traditional town square. A central gathering space that connects to all aspects of the building maximizing interaction of people, ideas and activity.”
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