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High-rise Building in Västerås
Residential Tower in Lilludden, Central Sweden – design by C. F. Møller Architects
18 Apr 2017
Västerås High-rise Building
Design: C. F. Møller Architects
Location: Lake Mälaren, Västmanland
High-rise Building in Västerås by C. F. Møller Architects
The winning C.F. Møller and C.F. Møller Landscape Project is a 22-storey high-rise building including a panoramic garden on the 15th Floor.
The 22-storey high-rise building marks a new significant silhouette in Västerås skyline and a characteristic landmark for the entire district of Lilludden. The three-dimensional facades and a green panoramic garden on the 15th floor overlooking the city and Lake Mälaren characterize the architecture. C.F. Møller’s design also proposes that the structure is carried out as a hybrid of solid wood and concrete.
“The architecture and details of the facades are inspired by the light reflections on Lake Mälaren. The result is a three-dimensional and dynamic facade composition that is exciting to watch both at close range andfrom a distance. The panoramic garden placed high up in the building is a focal point for the city and a fantastic common area for the residents of the house. Our ambition has been to optimize the synergies between the city, building and urban greenery,? explains Ola Jonsson, architect and associate partner at C.F. Møller.
Relief and Light
The building’s footprint is of an elliptical shape with open facades facing all directions of the compass. Balconies sweep along the tower facade and are connected by tall thin glass panels that are placed rhythmically along the balconies. The thin horizontal balcony edges and the vertical and sheer glass sheets give the facade a lightness and reflect the characteristic Nordic light. The glass panels have integrated lighting that illuminates and highlights the facade – even at n...