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Molde Jazzhouse + Theatre

Norwegian Theatre: Cultural Building design by Keith Williams Architects, UK

11 May 2007

Molde Jazzhouse & Theatre

Design: Keith Williams Architects, London, England

Keith Williams Architects has been shortlisted to design a new jazzhouse and theatre in Molde, Norway, a coastal town famous for its annual international jazz festival.

Molde Jazzhouse + Theatre, Norway

The town kommune is running an invited competition to choose an architect to design the new building which will become the hub both for the festival and year round cultural activities.

The new project will be Molde’s central cultural building and will incorporate a library, facilities for artists, residential units, retail and outdoor spaces and will in total cover approximately 10,000m2.

KWA is currently working on a number of invited competitions in Scandinavia, including Det Ny Søfartsmuseum (maritime museum) in Helsingør, Denmark and the Kulturhus in Flekkefjord, Norway.

In Molde, Williams will be competing against JKMM Architects, 3XNeilsen A/S,
Studio Andrew Todd/ 3RW Arkitekter AS and HLM arkitektur & plan as.

The teams have until 9th of July to prepare their proposals.

For further info contact keith williams architects, 17 – 21 Emerald Street, Holborn, London WC1N 3QN tel ++44(0)20 7841 5810

Molde cultural building image / information from Keith Williams Architects 110507

Molde Jazzhouse & Theatre : Keith Williams Architects

Location: Molde, Norway , north eastern Europe

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