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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.

Cultural Center Stjørdal in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

 
March 11th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter 

The Cultural Center of Stjørdal will be an important node, both locally and in the region. The center will become an inviting place for all people interested in culture in one way or another—a building where people of all kinds can explore and develop their abilities and talents. With its church, the cultural center will function as a worthy venue for all kinds of ceremonies for the inhabitants. What is more, the visitors at the hotel will contribute to vitalizing the building and the park. The project is anchored in and inspired by the history and culture of its location. At the same time, the architecture should convey its modern function and the pulse of the time and place. The center will serve as a platform for a broad cultural concept, including a wide range of art, dance, music, film, and other media. The Cultural Center of Stjørdal is designed to be an inspiring place that provides the visitors with experiences and opportunities, thus contributing to a rich locational, cultural and architectural experience.

Image Courtesy © Arne Wang

Image Courtesy © Arne Wang

  • Architects: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
  • Project: Cultural Center Stjørdal
  • Location: Stjørdal, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
  • Photography: Arne Wang, Sóren Harder Jensen and Wenzel-Prokosch
  • Client: Stjordal Municipality and Stjørdal Culture Development AS
  • Program: New cultural center with concert halls, library, church, cinema, hotel, and the culture and music School of Stjørdal
  • Size / value: 17,500 m2 / 560 MNOK
  • Status: completed in 2015 and open

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

THE FIRM

Reiulf Ramstad Architects (RRA) is an independent Oslo-based architectural firm with a high level of expert knowledge and a distinct ideology. The firm has a strong conceptual approach combined with experience from past accomplished projects. RRA has a permanent staff consisting of 13 graduate architects, one managing director, 2 administrative staff, and 2-4 permanent openings for architectural students.

Over the years RRA has produced a wide range of innovative and ground breaking projects with an exceptional variation of scale and program. We have earned a reputation for creating bold, simple architecture with a strong connection to the Scandinavian context and the impressive Scandinavian landscape in particular. Common for all our projects are that they are driven by a genuine dedication to humanist values. We build in both urban and rural areas, all over Norway and recently our projects are increasingly gaining attention also outside of Norway.

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

DESIGN SKILLS, INNOVATION AND ARTISTIC VISION

As architects and designers we are fortunate to experience the overall process, from the first conceptual phase to the completion of high quality projects. The firm has shown a multitude of approaches in solving assignments, both nationally and internationally and has received numerous awards and recognitions for its projects. RRA’s unconventional approach to problem solving always results in unexpected yet inspirational architecture with high artistic quality.

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Wenzel-Prokosch

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Sóren Harder Jensen

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

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