New Development / Student accommodation and café / completed 2016
Umeå / For Svenska studenthus
This area is situated next to the Campus sports arena and the student sports club IKSU and will house 280 student apartments in four storeys as well as a café. The first apartments will be ready for students to move in during the autumn semester of 2016.
The block will comprise two buildings with exterior corridors facing the main street and four buildings facing a private courtyard. The café is sited at the south-west corner of the block and is intended to serve students, pupils at the upper-secondary school and visitors to the sports arena.
The maintain the forest atmosphere existing the trees in the courtyard will be preserved and access to the entrances will be by low wooden bridges across the moss and blueberry plants.
The buildings will be constructed using timber prefabricated box units and timber will also play a dominant role in their façades.