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Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Skipark 360° / C.F. Møller Architects & Berg Arkitektkontor

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Courtesy of C.F. Møller Architects & 
The Swedish branch of C. F. Møller Architects, in collaboration with Berg Arkitektkontor, has designed ’s new, spectacular skiing attraction, Skipark 360°, the world’s most complete indoor ski park with a 700 m long downhill slope and a drop of 160 m, making it the only indoor ski slope in the world to meet the requirements for hosting the World Cup. More architects’ description after the break.

Courtesy of C.F. Møller Architects & Berg Arkitektkontor
At a height of approx. 135 m, it will be one of Sweden’s largest buildings, and will become a landmark in the forest landscape just outside Stockholm. Construction of the ca. 1.5-2 billion Swedish kroner project is expected to start at the turn of 2013/2014.
In addition to the downhill run, the complex will also contain a 3.5 km cross-country skiing tunnel, an arena for biathlon, ice hockey, bandy and figure skating, and a snow park for snowboarding. There will also be restaurants, shops, a spa and hotel and conference facilities, offering panoramic views of the countryside.

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