Tampere Central Deck and Arena, by Studio Daniel Libeskind
Studio Daniel Libeskind | Tampere Central Deck and Arena
The Central Deck and Arena project in Tampere, Finland, is a urban scale architectural development on top of the existing railway tracks in the very heart of the city. This mixed-use commercial program includes a complete multi-purpose ice hockey arena with 4 residential towers on top of the office blocks, 1 hotel with condos on top.
Tampere Central Deck and Arena, residential tower, by Studio Daniel Libeskind
There is a total of approx. 60.000 m2 of mixed-use program area and 38.000 m2 of arena space, including a practice field and wellness center. The multi-purpose Ice Hockey arena will have a capacity of 11.000 visitors and will make up one fifth of the mixed use component. With its shopping arcade, bars and restaurant at deck level, the arena redefines its pivotal function as a hub for diverse urban activities. The Arena will be the home for Tampere’s 2 Major League Ice Hockey teams Ilves and Tappara.
Tampere Central Deck and Arena, areal view, by Studio Daniel Libeskind
Daniel Libeskind established his architectural studio in Berlin, Germany in 1989 after winning the competition to build the Jewish Museum in Berlin. In February 2003, Studio Daniel Libeskind moved its headquarters from Berlin to New York City when Daniel Libeskind was selected as the master planner for the World Trade Center redevelopment. Daniel Libeskind’s practice is involved in designing and realizing a diverse array of urban, cultural and commercial projects internationally. The Studio has completed buildings that range from museums and concert halls to convention centers, university buildings, hotels, shopping centers and residential towers. In addition to the New York headquarters, Studio Libeskind has European partner offices based in Zürich, Switzerland and Milan, Italy.