- transformation and redevelopment of a local urban center -
AHNSTRÖM & PYK
2018 - ONGOING
Public Consultation: April 2 - May 14 2020
Preliminary review: First quarter of 2021
Adoption of the zoning plan: Summer 2021
Together with Sätra Centrum Fastigheter and Stockholm Municipality, Urban Couture is developing Sätra Centrum in the south of Stockholm. This project is an integrated part of the ongoing, and prizewinning, urban masterplan ‘Focus Skärholmen’.
The concept of the project is simple and clear, "från Inåtvänt till utåtvänt", from inward to outward. The goal is to create a new central meeting place in Sätra in direct contact with the subway stop. In order to do so the existing indoor shopping centre, built in the 60’s right on top of the subway tracks, will be demolished. The proposed public square, which consists of both natural elements and paved surfaces, generates new connections in the area, enabling for a variety of activities to take place year-round. The square is framed by different types of building blocks. The plinths are high and transparent with public and commercial functions, supporting urban life and movement.
Sätra Centrum will be transformed into a multifunctional hub, with different types of housing, commercial and social-cultural functions together with facilities linked to mobility. The vision is to create a variety of urban blocks and individual buildings that reflect their content and to offer a new social meeting place. The juxtaposition of student housing, long-stay rooms, a co-living block, rental and tenant-owned apartments is both a good base for a sustainable future and can generate a lively, vibrant and attractive urban district. A hub that acts as a venue for social interaction. The project contains approximately 600 new homes which will contribute to the reduction of the housing deficit that exists in Stockholm.
This complex and challenging project is a successful collaboration between developers, architects, engineers, landscape architects and the municipality of Stockholm. Our working method whereby the physical model plays an essential central role in the process, has proven to be the optimal tool for urban and spatial analysis. At the same time the physical model has been an important communication tool that facilitated decision-making.
The architectural model leaves space for interpretation, interaction and imagination, both for designer and observer, which is essential at this stage of the process.
The model can be viewed at Tekniska Nämndhuset in Stockholm.
Read more at Stockholm stad
Placemaking workshop in Sätra Centrum
Part of the conference Cities for All
The workshop focused on how to create more space and an inclusive urban development process specifically for women and girls.
Led by STIPO, supported by Stockholm Stad, Färg Fabriken, Ahnström & Pyk and UCA