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Vest Agder, Treatment centre
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The project consists of a three-storey building to be built in Lund, Kongsgård alle 71, Kristiansand S
Vest-Agder Klinikkene is placed on an old farm, called Kongsgård, about 3 km from the city centre. The farm consists of the old farmhouse, a traditional white painted building, a new office building from 1988 and an old barn. The old farmhouse has been detached at the back with various extensions to house all the users. The farm is situated in a lovely setting with large beech and oak trees, gardens and recreation areas. The nearest neighbours are on the south side a garden village and at the back a museum of traditional buildings. The town Kristiansand is one of 4 cities in Norway with status of "environmental city". The "Environmental cities" is a project started by the Ministry of Environment in 1993. The four cities are pioneering activities to improve the local environment. As a result, Kristiansand has improved the renovation system, cleaned up the pollution in the river Otra, reduced the traffic and in many other ways improved both social and physical environment in the city.
The project has three floors and a basement, altogether 2200m2. Each floor will have different treatment to various groups of patients.
Ground floor - the basis ward
The basis ward gives a 6 week treatment after the "Minnesota model". The basis group consists of 12 small bedrooms and bathrooms, 1 common room with a small kitchen. This ward will be run like a hotel. On the ground floor is also a kitchen terminal which will serve the patients on ground and first floor.
The first floor - emergency and detoxication ward
This ward also consists of 12 small bedrooms and bathrooms, 1 common room with a small kitchen. The patients will spend about 1- 2 weeks in this ward, here is receiving rooms and other staff rooms. There is also a large room for education.
The second floor - drugs and psychiatric ward
This ward consists of 14 small bedrooms and bathrooms. 4 of the rooms can be locked and isolated from the rest of the ward. There are also common rooms, dining room and kitchens.
Facades and integration of PV-modules
The facades are to be built in natural stone and timber cladding. PV-project is planned in two different ways of integrating modules. The south corner of the building is designed with a curtain wall aluminium system and where the PV-modules are integrated in the system. The southwest facade is also designed with shading device structure.
The construction of the building started in November 2002 and is to be finished in January 2004.The installation of the PV modules will be made during the autumn of 2003.
Budget and financing
The total budget for the building is approximately 40 mill nkr (5 MEuro). The project is financed by Vest-Agder County.
The project is carried out by the technical division in Vest-Agder County (Tet AS), and the architect is Egerdahl & Nordbø AS, located in Kristiansand. The PV supplier is to be selected during June 2003.
Contribution to the PV-NORD project
The project will demonstrate how PV can be incorporated in an architecturally conventional building in Kristiansand, Norway.
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