Practices in four out of five shortlisted teams for the European Spallation Source (ESS) Centre in Sweden competition are subscribed to WAN’s Business Information Service. To be built in southern Sweden, the ESS will be one the world’s largest research companies when operational in 2019, and an important hub in European research infrastructure. The design of the buildings is viewed as important to the perception of the centre and its scientific and technical functions as well as for the integration into the surrounding landscape and the future Science Village.
The full shortlisted collaborative groups are:
Bethem Crouwel, West8, Arup, Mandaworks
Bjarke Ingels Group, HOK International Limited, Topotek1/man made land
Foster + Partners, Peter Walker and Partners, Research Facilities Design, Ramboll Group, Berg/CF Moller Architects
Henning Larsen Architects A/S, COBE ApS, SLA A/S, NNE Pharmaplan A/S
Tengbom, Mecanoo Architecten, Buro Happold