Skanska to build new municipal town centre in Norway

WCN Editorial Team 19 Jan 2022 EUROPE BUILDINGS

Swedish construction company Skanska has secured $85.5m (NOK750m) contract from Stavanger Municipality to build a new municipal town centre in Norway.

The building project called Lervik Quarter will be constructed for the Storhaug district in Stavanger.

Covering 26,000m2 area, the building will include a district service centre, offices, grocery store, multi-purpose hall, parking spaces, primary school and a kindergarten.

The project has high climate ambitions. Solid wood will be used extensively, and the construction work will be carried out as a fossil-free construction site.

Skanska plans to construct the building using solid wood and will ensure that it will be a fossil-free construction site.

It said that the project will be executed as per the BREEAM-NOR norms in order to attain ‘Very good’ on the certification scale.

Construction works at the site are set to begin May this year and will be completed in the end of 2024.

Upon completion, Lervik Quarter would become a new meeting place for the Storhaug district in Stavanger.

Skanska will be including the contract in the Nordic bookings for the first quarter of 2022.

In December last year, Skanska received a $110m (NOK965m) contract from Andenæs Eiendom to build Helgerudkvartalet in Sandvika, Norway.

As per the terms of the contract, Skanska will build a ten-storey structure featuring commercial and residential spaces.

The first five floors of the building will have commercial premises featuring shops, restaurants and a square on the ground floor.

Residential space will begin from 6th level and will consist approximately 220 units with different dimensions. Additionally, a common roof garden will also be built on the sixth floor for the homes.


Lervik Quarter to serve as a new meeting place for the Storhaug district in Stavanger. Credit: studio hoh and Bark architects / Skanska.

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