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Civic hall and bus station: in Östersund
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Architecture.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This Thesis project is going to be situated in my home town Östersund, 600 kilometers north from Stockholm.It´s a small town with 60 000 people and it is the only city of the region Jämtland in Norrland, Sweden.In the city centre of Östersund there is one existing bus terminal station where the buses arrive with people from the entire region.The task for this Thesis project is to rebuild the existing bus station in Östersund where the actual terminal building is going to be completely demolished and the entire block within the current bus stops is going to be rearranged.The topography of the terminal area is now dividing the regional buses that arrives on the upper level from the city buses that stops at the lower level. Therefore the main challenge of the new proposal is how one would strengthen the junction between these two flows of people and how a new architecture could enable the encounter between the countryside and the urban city.

Abstract [sv]

Detta examensprojekt kommer att vara belägen i min hemstad Östersund, 600 kilometer norr om Stockholm.

Det är en liten stad med 60 000 personer och det är den enda staden i regionen Jämtland, Norrland.

I centrum av Östersund finns en befintlig bussterminalen där bussarna anländer med folk från hela regionen.

Uppgiften för detta projekt är att bygga om den befintliga busstationen i Östersund topografin på terminalområdet i dagsläget separerar de regionala bussarna som anländer på den övre nivån från stadsbussarna som stannar på en lägre nivå.

Den största utmaningen i det nya förslaget är hur man istället skulle kunna stärka förbindelsen mellan dessa två flöden av människor och hur en ny arkitektur kan möjliggöra mötet mellan glesbyggd och den urbana staden.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 35 p.
Keyword [en]
Civic hall, bus station, Östersund
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Architecture
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-183284OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-183284DiVA: diva2:909295
Subject / course
Architecture
Educational program
Master of Architecture - Architecture
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Available from: 2016-03-07 Created: 2016-03-05 Last updated: 2016-03-07Bibliographically approved

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