New Gällivare Town Center

The municipal board of Gällivare on monday June 16th decided to go forward with the master plan and program for the center of Gällivare that Maestro Management has developed. The mining requires the town of Malmberget to be moved and the program supports relocation of most of the people and functions to Gällivare. The vision is a lively and active small town, by bringing education, culture and sports activities into the town center. A key element is to connect people and activities rather than spreading all out in single function buildings. The multi-activity building for sport, culture, pool, ice-rink and other activities, all connected with public, social spaces will set a new standard for what a small town has to offer.

Overview of the proposed center of Gällivare. It is based on the vision of bringing education, culture and sports activities into the town center and to connect them with public, social spaces. In the middle is the multi-activitty building for sport, culture, pool and other activities, with ice rink hidden behind housing on the left/below. A knowledge building with high school and other educations is at the top right. The multi-activity building is a block under a common roof with indoor streets. The program is approx. 38 000 sq. m building area.

Overview of the proposed center of Gällivare. It is based on the vision of bringing education, culture and sports activities into the town center and to connect them with public, social spaces. In the middle is the multi-activitty building for sport, culture, pool and other activities, with ice rink hidden behind housing on the left/below. A knowledge building with high school and other educations is at the top right. The multi-activity building is a block under a common roof with indoor streets. The program is approx. 38 000 sq. m building area.

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The project has engaged all parts of the municipality of Gällivare as well sports clubs, culture groups and hundreds of citizens. Maestro Management's primary partner in the work is Arkitektur + Development.