Archinect - News 2017-08-23T04:05:57-04:00 BIG’s Marknagil Education Center Breaks Ground on Faroe Islands Alexander Walter 2013-04-18T21:31:00-04:00 >2013-04-22T18:27:19-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It seems to be big groundbreaking week for Danish firms right now: yesterday we reported about schmidt hammer lassen architects kicking off construction of their enormous International Criminal Court campus in The Hague, The Netherlands, and now we're also hearing of BIG breaking ground on the Marknagil Education Center&mdash;soon to become the biggest building on the Faroe Islands.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Together with local architects Fuglark and a team of consultants, BIG had won the competition for the 19,200 sqm / 206,667 sq ft educational facility back in 2009.</em></p> Klaksvík City Center Entry by Group8 Alexander Walter 2012-06-15T13:33:00-04:00 >2012-06-15T13:35:58-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="523" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We have received another entry for the city center redevelopment competition in Klaksv&iacute;k, Faroe Islands: the proposal "RE-CONNECT, RE-INVENT, RE-INVEST KLAKSVIK" by Swiss firm Group8 received the 2nd prize in this open, international competition.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Klaksvík City Center Entry by Kubota & Bachmann Alexander Walter 2012-06-12T17:41:00-04:00 >2012-06-12T17:44:05-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="595" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In our last post, we published Henning Larsen Architects' winning competition entry for the city center redevelopment in Klaksv&iacute;k, the second-largest city in the Faroe Islands. This post now features the urban design submission of Swiss practice Kubota &amp; Bachmann Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Henning Larsen Architects Wins City Development Competition in the Faroe Islands Alexander Walter 2012-06-06T13:09:00-04:00 >2012-06-06T13:12:29-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Copenhagen's Henning Larsen Architects has won the competition for developing a 150,000 m2 (1.6M sq ft) area in the second-largest city in the Faroe Islands, Klaksv&iacute;k. The area will comprise a cultural house, a museum, residences, offices and shops. [...] On the basis of the winning proposal, the Municipality of Klaksv&iacute;k will prepare a new district plan for the development of the city. The plan is expected to be ready during 2012.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>