Kari Campus education, sports and leisure centre

A gently sloping entrance square welcomes visitors to the heart of the building.

Kari Campus education, sports and leisure centre

    Description:

    The Kari Campus in Rauma gathers several important public institutions and amenities under one roof. It consists of swimming and sports halls, a comprehensive school, a music school, an adult education centre and a youth centre. Being together creates significant synergy and savings.

    Rauma is a particular town in Finland. Its centre is listed UNESCO World Heritage because of it the cherished and well-preserved traditional wooden townscape. The campus sits by the old town, with which the small-scale massing and wooden facades of the new campus will blend.

    At the heart of the education, sports and leisure centre is an atrium of service desks, foyers, a café and a restaurant. Shared and dedicated spaces of teaching, performance and sports are around the central spaces are. The positioning of the building complex creates sunny outdoor areas that have a pleasant micro-climate. A gently sloping entrance square welcomes visitors to the building. The yard has diverse possibilities of play, sports, learning, meeting and leisure for various age groups. The ample windows of the swimming hall open to a verdant hilly park.

    Status

    On-going, scheduled completion in 2022

    Client

    City of Rauma

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