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 Mellomveien 34 A og B

 
Mellomveien 34 A og B ( Mellomveien 34 A and B)
Address: Mellomveien 34, 9007 Tromsø
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Architect: C. Thune Larsens arkitektkontor
Construction System /
Materials:
Wood
Building Type: House; bedsit; block of flats; studio flats
Year of Construction: 1955
Mellomveien 34A and B in Tromsø city centre were built to provide homes for nurses working at the then nearby regional hospital. The neighbourhood now consists of a mixture of offices (mainly for the county council); Tromsø Centre for Contemporary Art (Tromsø Kunstforening); parking areas and further housing. Mellomveien 34A and B were built in 1955 and designed by the architects C. Thunes arkitektkontor. The property is owned by Troms County Council.

Built on a slope the buildings consist of four and six distinct sections, each with two bedsits per floor with a continuous central corridor running the length of each floor. Both 34A and B have the same structure and detailing with vertical wooden cladding and pitched roofs with metal sheeting, though the color of the external walls alternates between the sections.
Literature: Evensen, Birgit: Fra Sykehusloftet til MH-bygget - Sykepleierutdanningens historie i Tromsø, Tromsø 2003
Publisher: The University of Tromsø, 18.05.2009
Author: M.O.O; T.A
Photographer: M.O.O 2007



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