Construction of the central square in the town of Tõrva, Tõrva tower and bus stationKevade str, Veski str, Tõrva central square, city Tõrva, Valgamaa

In the course of the works, Tõrva’s central square underwent a thorough renovation and a new bus station was built. The works opened up a view of and access to Veskijärv lake, and a symbolic structure called the Tõrva Chimney was built for the town by the artificial lake. The current expansive plaza was zoned into smaller open areas more appropriate for a small town, and more greenery were planted. The central square  became a playful suite of plazas differentiated by the paving stones, which were laid into different patterns.

Tõrva is the first town to get a new central area in the framework of the Republic of Estonia’s centennial year programme, EV100, under the keyword “Public space.”

Characteristic feature:

  • Excavation underneath plazas and roads – approx. 8,000 m³
  • Installation of sand and crushed stone subgrade – approx. 13,000 m²
  • Asphalt paving – approx. 4,600 m²
  • Concrete surfaces – approx. 6,000 m²
  • Clinker surfaces – 6,000 m²
  • New bus station – 90 m²
  • Water, storm water and sewerage pipes – 500 m
  • Street lighting – 54 light poles, including management/administration system
  • Planting and landscaping – approx. 5,000 m², including new trees and shrubs (2,000 plants)
  • Sculptural symbolic structure made of clinker brick – 9 m high, illuminated from within, and entitled ”Tõrva chimney”
  • Illuminated pedestrian plaza – four 11 m high 3-D steel towers illuminated from within, with a steel cable network between them. 66 lights mounted on the network
Client:
Tõrva Linnavalitsus (Tõrva Town Government)
Name of the project:
Construction of the central square in the town of Tõrva, Tõrva tower and bus station
Category:
Civil engineering
Type of construction:
Transportation
Architect:
Arhitekt Must OÜ
Designer:
Novarc Group AS
Description of work:
New building; reconstruction
Country:
Estonia
Address:
Kevade str, Veski str, Tõrva central square, city Tõrva, Valgamaa
Beginning of project:
2017
Completion year:
2018

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