Cultural Centre and Hotel in Skellefteå

Architect
White Arkitekter
Project Manager
Oskar Norelius
Robert Schmitz
Construction Management
Hent
Structural Engineer
Florian Kosche
TK Botnia
Building Services
Incoord
Fire Safety
Brandkonsulten
Acoustics
ACAD
Artifon
Stokkan Lys
Lighting
White Arkitekter
Stokkan Lys
Facade
Lignas Timber Systems
Doors and Gates
SSC Group Frapont
Floor Coverings
Parkettgruppen
Climate Technology (Heating / Air Conditioning / Ventilation)
Bravida
© Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman
© Jonas Westling
© Jonas Westling
© Sven Burman, Visit Skellefteå
© Jonas Westling
© Jonas Westling

The Swedish city of Skellefteå with its roughly 35,000 inhabitants is located 770 km north of Stockholm at the Gulf of Bothnia. With its floor area of 28,000 m2, height of 82 m and footprint of 60 × 160 m the Sara Cultural Centre is one of the world’s largest timber buildings. The building complex unites diverse cultural functions and constitutes the new centre of the city. It houses numerous theatre stages and public event spaces, a concert hall, an art museum, studios for dance and ballet, the municipal library as well as a hotel with conference centre.