Design award to the Sven Wingquist Test Centre
The technologically innovative SKF Sven Wingquist Test Centre in Schweinfurt, Germany, has been awarded the highly regarded design prize in the industrial category at the International Architecture Awards, a competition that recognizes outstanding architectural achievements from across the globe. The awards attract more than 1,000 entries from across 31 countries and are globally recognized as a high accolade for any company.
The judges complimented SKF on the uniqueness of the design of the test centre and its effect on users and visitors to the building as well as the extraordinary correlation between the purpose of the centre and its representation in the architectural implementation.
SKF uses the facility for large-size bearing testing.