The project transforms Rådhusesplanaden with a contemporary architecture to bee Umeås international landmark
Type Urban space project
Architect Becht aps
Team Wsp Sverige
Client Municipally of Umeå
Areal ca 570 x 40 meter
Status Built first phase 2015 _ Town Hall Square / Vasaplan
the city’s magnificent avenue
Rådhusesplanaden was the city of Umeås eyecatcher in year 2015 when Umeå was Europe Capital of Culture. Rådhusesplananden is Umeås central public space with an axial range between "Town hall Square" and "Station Square". The site has a unique history and is a cultural landmark for the city.
We create an overall architectural solution - in a new contemporary and formal architecture that promotes Rådhusesplanaden as the city’s characteristics "Magnificent Avenue". It´s a design that embrace only a few distinguished materials that reacts by adding activities to urban motions and transitions.