Østre Strandgate 60B

Østre Strandgate 60B Southern Norway's Finest

Project information
Location
Kristiansand
Client
Skeie Eiendom
Year
2016

Project contact

Karen Selmer

+47 940 03 392

kas@mad.no

Commitment to quality is required when designing a residential building in one of the most distinguished neighborhoods in Norway. In Kristiansand, all new architecture should be a response to the architectural heritage of the city, as well as modern demands and ideals.

"All new architecture should be a response to the architectural heritage of the city, as well as modern demands and ideals"

Kvadraturen, referring to the city center based on the master plan of 1642, is one of the most distinctive and beautiful urban residential areas in Norway. It comprises 54 rectangular blocks, and Østre Strandgate is the eastern perimeter of Kvadraturen towards the harbor with its parks, jetties, beach and fortress. The project is adjacent to the beach promenade and charming harbor, and the flats will enjoy views towards the archipelago of Kristiansand and the Skagerrak strait.

Østre Strandgate 60 features large windows, generous verandas and welcoming entrances, and is intended to be a warm and friendly addition to its neighborhood. The generous flats within are designed for those who appreciate large, flexible spaces and other features usually associated with villas. We expect most buyers will be previous villa owners seeking less upkeep, comfortable living and modern spaces.

"The generous flats within are designed for those who appreciate large, flexible spaces and other features usually associated with villas"

Designing a residential building on this site is both a privilege and a challenge. Adapting to the scale and architectural context is of the essence, as is a confident waterfront appearance and the use of long-lasting high quality materials and finishes. We have strived for the sweet spot between humbleness and prominence for this project, with our mind set on a modern and sincere tribute to the good life of southern Norway.

All in all it’s about making the best of what we believe is the finest site of its kind.

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