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|White Arkitekter, Uppsala through Gunilla Hagberg
|Tyréns Växjö through professor Tomas Alsmarker
|Generalentreprenör NCC with Lennart Nauclear and Lars-Erik Backlund
|The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency through Anders Bergquist and Per Wallsten
This building sits almost invisibly among the pines, as the last outpost of civilisation before the wilderness. The fully glazed gables in the otherwise quite closed and barn-like structure reinforce the building’s role as a broker between humanity and the pristine countryside. The large, pure wooden box, which appears to float above the marshes, is exemplary in the way it combines ecological ambitions with good architecture.
Interesting use has been made of the wood, both structurally and artistically. The result is an honest and powerful building of the highest quality.