The terminal resembles a cross between a departing ship and the surrounding area’s architecture of cranes, warehouses, etc.
“The main idea was to create a vibrant urban environment at the port with a unique urban space catering to both travelers and local residents of Stockholm with a public park on the terminal’s roof. The terminal is thereby a public attraction and an efficient traffic facility where car traffic and a fluid overlap between passenger terminal and quality urban life intertwine and become one,” says Mads Mandrup, the architect in charge of design and partner in the project.
The terminal and surrounding urban space are at the same level, providing easy access for all. Meanwhile, the roof of the terminal building is home to a green landscape featuring stairs, ramps, niches and seating areas, all of which invite visitors to take a walk or sit and enjoy the views of ferries, Skærgården and the city.