SANDNES RADHUS

Location: Sandnes, Norway
Completion: 2019
Main contractor: Kruse Smith Entreprenør AS
Developer: Sandnes City Municipality
Architect: Code of Practice

As the first building in Havneparken Sandnes, the new City Hall will set the standard both in terms of architectural quality and environmental ambitions. It will accommodate all of the core functions for the municipality and contain meeting rooms for the City Parliament and the Municipal Executive Board, service facilities and workspaces for 350 employees. The 4269 sq. m. site combined with the permitted volume gives the possibilities for 11.000 sq. m. gross area over four floors.

The building will meet the passive energy standard. The approved local plan for the area requires that all building are to be able to make use of a district heating system. Apart from this the building is being planned with particular emphasis on environmentally friendly materials, spatial efficiency and the accommodation of public transportation.

The aluminum elements of the building will have ceramic finish with 6 different shades and more than 20 different shapes. All 640 items will be exclusive. In total KGC will design, manufacture and install around 6000 sq. meters of facade constructions.