WAN Awards 2018

SUNDAY 27 MAY 2018

WAN Jobs
News Review
WAN Urban Challenge
WAN Awards
Previous Next

Skipark 360°, Bålsta, Sweden

Friday 23 Sep 2011

Off piste design in Bålsta

Skipark 360° by C. F. MOLLER in Bålsta, Sweden
All images courtesy of C. F. Møller Architects 
Skipark 360° by C. F. MOLLER in Bålsta, Sweden Skipark 360° by C. F. MOLLER in Bålsta, Sweden Skipark 360° by C. F. MOLLER in Bålsta, Sweden Skipark 360° by C. F. MOLLER in Bålsta, Sweden Skipark 360° by C. F. MOLLER in Bålsta, Sweden Skipark 360° by C. F. MOLLER in Bålsta, Sweden
Your comments on this project

No. of Comments: 0

Add comments | More comments

Be the first to comment

Advanced indoor ski centre in Sweden revealed by C. F. Moller's local branch 

Sitting snugly behind France and Italy on a list of top ski holiday destinations, Sweden is widely known for its powdery soft flakes and challenging pistes, however recently reduced snowfall has begun to threaten the country’s stronghold on the vacation market.

Berg Arkitektkontor – the Swedish branch of C. F. Moller Architects – has devised an ambitious solution to this very real problem with 70,000 sq m concepts for one of the world’s largest indoor ski resorts. With a cost of 1.5-2bn Swedish Kroner, Skipark 360° encompasses a 3.5km cross-country skiing tunnel, a biathlon area, ice hockey and figure skating rinks, and a snow park for snowboarders.

The main attraction will be a 700m downhill slope for use by professional and amateur enthusiasts, offering year-round entertainment and opportunities for athletes to train without interruption. With a drop of 160m, this stunning feat of engineering will be the only indoor ski slope in the world to meet the requirements for hosting the World Cup. The sporting facilities are supported by restaurants, shops, a spa and hotel, and conference facilities.

Completely self sufficient in terms of energy usage, the building will generate the necessary resources from renewable sources including geothermal heating, solar power, wind power and hydropower. Construction – headed by NCC – is due to commence in 2013/2014 and will complete within two years.

Located approximately 45 minutes outside Stockholm in the picturesque town of Bålsta, the sporting facility makes for a striking silhouette on the tree-rich landscape. Rising through seven slanted pillars the clean lines and heavily tilted structure contrasts dramatically with the wild forestry on either side, offering stunning panoramic views to the building’s users.

Key Facts

Status Concept design
Value 0(m€)

More projects by this architect


Landsbankinn bank

New Islands Brygge School


Campus Horsens

Affordable housing

CIS Nordhavn

New Hagastaden quarter

Lilludden Tower

Low Carbon Energy Centre


Timber Town

Student Housing

Bestseller fashion group office

Villa R

Copenhagen Business School

Danish Meat Research Institute

Væksthusene i Botanisk Have, Aarhus Universitet

Nieuw Zuid Tower

Vendsyssel Hospital

New North Zealand Hospital

HSB Landmark Competition

International School Ikast-Brande

Ålgård Masterplan

Bestseller Logistics Centre North

The Town by the Lake

Sølvgade School

Queen Ingrid Hospital

University of Copenhagen, Panum extension

Vitus Bering Innovation Park

Dragen Children's House

Darwin Centre Phase II

Housing +

Akershus Hospital

Gentofte Hospital, Phase 1 extension

Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum

Crystal Clear

Knowledge and Research Park

National Maritime Museum

Akershus University Hospital

Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum

New University Hospital

Darwin Centre - Phase 2, Natural History Museum

Reinventing Cities

Click here to view the NEWS IN PICTURES tablet site