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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
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.

Continental Towers in Stockholm, Sweden by C. F. Møller Architects

 
April 15th, 2012 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: C. F. Møller Architects

The tower block construction in Stockholm has been planned in connection with the extension of the City Line rail link.

The complex of 100 metres, the equivalent of approximately 30 stories, will include a hotel, offices and possibly housing. The building will be equipped with an entrance to a new station at street level directly opposite the city’s old main railway station, Centralen, and will therefore be a landmark for Stockholm’s new metro.

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  • Architects: C. F. Møller Architects
  • Project: Continental Towers
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Client: FOLKSAM in co-operation with: Citybanan, Scandic Hotels, Stockholms Stadsbyggnadskontor, and Stockholms Exploateringskontor
  • Landscape: C. F. Møller Architects
  • Size: 20.000 m2 (including the existing hotel 30.000 m2)
  • Year: 2009-
  • Photography: C. F. Møller Architects

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C. F. Møller’s design is based on a concept of multi-function, a building where many varying uses can take place simultaneously. The tower draws inspiration from the city of Stockholm, an example of which is Stockholm’s largest church Klara kyrka situated right next to the site.

The project reinterprets the city’s beautiful town hall and classic church steeples, which combined make up the city’s historic landmarks and create Stockholm’s historic skyline, but at the same time integrates the unique urban feeling defining the area around Centralstationen.

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C. F. Møller Architects is one of Scandinavia’s oldest and largest architectural practices. Our work involves a wide range of expertise that covers programme analysis, town planning, master planning, all architectural services including landscape architecture, as well as the development and design of building components.

Simplicity, clarity and unpretentiousness, the ideals that have guided our work since the practice was established in 1924, are continually re-interpreted to suit individual projects, always site-specific and based on international trends and regional characteristics.

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Over the years, we have won a large number of national and international competitions and awards. Our work has been exhibited locally as well as internationally at places like RIBA in London, the Venice Biennale, the Danish Architecture Centre and the Danish Cultural Institute in Beijing.

A COMMON ARCHITECTURAL GOAL | C. F. Møller Architects was founded by the now deceased Prof. C. F. Møller. Today the firm is a limited company, owned by nine partners: Tom Danielsen, Klavs Hyttel, Anna Maria Indrio, Lars Kirkegaard, Mads Mandrup, Mads Møller, Klaus Toustrup, Julian Weyer and Lone Wiggers. The partnership undertakes the day-to-day management and comprises the company’s board of directors.

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C. F. Møller Architects has a long tradition for internal and external cooperation where all parties to a project work towards a common architectural goal. Innovation and creativity are key words in our dayto- day work, and we try to make the drawing studio an attractive workplace, in which individual members of staff will find professional challenges through projects of high quality.

Our head office is in Aarhus and we have branches in Copenhagen, Aalborg, Oslo, Stockholm and London, as well as a limited company in Iceland.

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