Stormen Concert Hall and Library

DRDH Architects, Bodø, 2014

 

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A concert hall and library for the new cultural quarter of the Norwegian town of Bodø

A landmark project in the new cultural quarter Norway’s Bodø, the scheme comprises two buildings - 6,300m² library and an 11,200m² three-auditorium concert hall.

Both buildings, known together as the Stormen [the Tempest], are clad in pre-cast concrete using locally-sourced white stone.

The concert hall consists of three venues, including a 944-seat main auditorium, a second 260-seat auditorium and a music venue with a capacity for 460 people.

The neighbouring, three-level library includes a flexible performance space, gallery, multifunction room and cafe.

Data

  • Begun: Dec 2012
  • Completed: Nov 2014
  • Floor area: 17,500m2
  • Sector: Civic
  • Total cost: £10.3M
  • Procurement: Invited competition
  • Address: Storgata 1B, Bodø, 8006 Bodø, Norway

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