Gränby Centrum

Location: Uppsala Sweden
Architect: Aros Arkitekter AB
Partner: Skandinaviska Glass System AB
Building type: shopping centre
Year: 2011
Glass amount: Glass facade 1100 m2
Project overview: Gränby Centrum is a galleria just 2 km from Uppsala. Today the mall has more than 60 stores and 5 restaurants. Being so close to the city, the mall is a combined community and regional shopping center. The 4 story glass façade of 1100 m2 is divided into four parts. The system is called SG Rod. This is a hanging construction that allows large glass panes with very light secondary structures. The weight of the façade is transferred to thin stainless steel rods connected to the primary structure at roof level.