30 Jun '17, 5pm

This train station which doubles as city hall in Sweden will function as an "urban living room"

The new station and city hall in the southern Swedish city of Växjö is an urban living room that gathers several functions under one striking, prismatic roof. White Arkitekter ‘s winning proposal for an anonymous competition, the building combines an expressive form with accessibility, and provides a series of public spaces for citizens, visitors and employees.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/this-wooden-station-and-city-hall-in...

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smallwarsjournal.com 30 Jun '17, 5pm

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inhabitat.com 30 Jun '17, 9am

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inhabitat.com 29 Jun '17, 5pm

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greenbiz.com 01 Jul '17, 10am

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spectrum.ieee.org 30 Jun '17, 4pm

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golfdigest.com 01 Jul '17, 12pm

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inhabitat.com 03 Jul '17, 12pm

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spectrum.ieee.org 30 Jun '17, 4pm

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treehugger.com 29 Jun '17, 4pm

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inhabitat.com 05 Jul '17, 12am

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grist.org 27 Jun '17, 10am

Recently, a Grist reader wrote to ask Umbra whether apartment buildings are designed to discourage interaction with neighb...

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spectrum.ieee.org 30 Jun '17, 4pm

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inhabitat.com 03 Jul '17, 10pm

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