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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.

Warehouse “Magasinet” in Hans Michelsengatan 10, Malmö by Metro Arkitekter

 
November 2nd, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Metro Arkitekter

Metro is responsible for the construction and renovation of the warehouse “Magasinet” into modern and flexible office. The warehouse was designed in 1951 by architect Thage Möller and has a unique character thanks to its terraces for direct loading and unloading of boats.

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

  • Architects: Metro Arkitekter
  • Project: Warehouse “Magasinet”
  • Location: Hans Michelsengatan 10, Malmö
  • Photography: Rafael Palomo
  • Project Team: Claes R Janson, Rafael Palomo (responsible architects), Mikael Dankull (engineer), Henrik Troedson, Jens Ekander.
  • Developer: Wihlborgs Fastigheter AB
  • Area: 7 500 sqm
  • Year: 2013
  • Builder: MVB Syd AB
  • Engineer: Danewids Ingenjörsbyrå, Mikael Gullberg

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

The overall design idea can be summarized by three simple principles:

1. EXTENSION.
A simple and stylish glass volume on the roof provide “Magasinet” a new floor plan that takes advantage of the stunning views while giving the building a new character and a stronger profile in the skyline of Malmös harbour.

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

2. ENLARGED WINDOW
The building’s new function as a new and modern office requires that the plan gets more and more even light for the new working environments. The windows’ height adjustment after floor plan different ceiling heights and provides \”the warehouse” an expressive facade facing south. The windows and doors to the terraces opened down to the floor to get a better contact between the inside and outside.

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

3. NEW COMMUNICATIONS
The stairwell is rebuilt and new elevators installed in the building to accommodate the availability of the building and to create a communication that is better suited to the office environment.

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Rafael Palomo

Image Courtesy © Metro Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Metro Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Metro Arkitekter

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