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VäSTERåS TRAVEL CENTER in Sweden by BIG

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Article source: BIG

Västerås Travel Center is a new transportation hub for trains, buses, taxis, bikes and pedestrians in the heart of Västerås – one of Sweden’s largest cities. The 17-acre project is part of the ambitious long-term urban redevelopment plan “3B – Build Away the Barriers” that seeks to redesign the area surrounding the railway station, reconnecting it to the city of Västerås.

Image Courtesy © BIG

Image Courtesy © BIG

  • Architects: BIG
  • Project: VäSTERåS TRAVEL CENTER
  • Location: Västerås, Sweden (59.6092,16.5472)
  • Software used: Autocad and Ahino
  • PROJECT TEAM
    • Partners in Charge: Bjarke Ingels, David Zahle
    • Project Leader: Kamilla Heskje
    • Team, Phase Two: Johan Bergström, Megan Cumming, Teodor Cristian Fratila, Malgorzata Mutkowska, Ioana Farţadi Scurtu, Magnus Garvoll, Nicolas Millot, Perle Van de Wyngaert, Andreas Klok Pedersen, Finn Nørkjær, Tobias Hjortdal
    • Team, Phase One: Andreas Klok Pedersen, Oscar Abrahamsson, Nicolas Millot, Camila Luise de Andrade Stadler, Gwendoline Eveillard, Franck Fdida, Giedrius Mamavicius
  • Collaborators: Tyréns, Kragh & Berghlund
  • Client: Västerås City, Jernhusen AB, Klövern AB
  • Size in m2: 12000
  • Status: In Progress
  • Code: VTC
  • Date: 02/06/2015

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PULKABACKEN (the sled hill) in VÄRMDÖ, SWEDEN by Street Monkey Architects

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Article source:Street Monkey Architects

Constructed with prefabricated steel and concrete modules this 200m2 home is built on asteeply sloping site in an island suburb of Stockholm. Because of the sloping site and the close proximity of the neighbors we chose to camouflage this rather large volume under a sledding ramp and a roof terrace, making it extremely discreet from the road.

Image Courtesy © Robin Hayes Photography

Image Courtesy © Robin Hayes Photography

  • Architects: Street Monkey Architects
  • Project: PULKABACKEN (the sled hill)
  • Location: VÄRMDÖ, SWEDEN
  • Photography: Robin Hayes Photography
  • Principal architect: Cage Copher
  • Construction architects: Patrick Myberg (Bjerking), Thomas Björk (Bjerking), FredrikKjellström (Bjerking)
  • Structural Engineer: Magnus Jönsson (Bjerking)

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Atrium House in Gotland, Sweden by Tham and Videgård Arkitekter

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Article source: Tham and Videgård Arkitekter

Atrium House is a vacation home for a family of three generations on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. It is built on a slight ridge that marks the former location of the coastline a thousand years ago. In relation to the open and expansive landscape, the building seems more like a low wall than a house. It is built around a completely enclosed atrium courtyard that is designed to serve as a fixed point, a sheltered outdoor room. The rest of the property is left undisturbed as a meadow where grazing sheep prevent the land from returning to forest.

East elevation viewed from the north, Image Courtesy © Åke E: son Lindman

East elevation viewed from the north, Image Courtesy © Åke E: son Lindman

  • Architects: Tham and Videgård Arkitekter
  • Project: Atrium House
  • Location: Gotland, Sweden
  • Photography: Åke E: son Lindman
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Team: Bolle Tham (chief architect), Tove Belfrage, Martin Videgård (collaborators)
  • Project: 2002‐2004
  • Built: 2006‐2010

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Villa Nacka in Sweden by Gustav Appell Arkitektkontor

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Article source: Gustav Appell Arkitektkontor

This private house is shaped as simple volumes contrasting the dramatic topography and the leafy greenery of the surroundings. The development restrictions of the site and the beautiful, tall oak trees did not allow for any standardized solutions. Instead the limitations became the starting point for the initial sketches. The result is a white L-shaped wooden house framing a secluded courtyard. The geometry of the house makes the most of the surrounding views, maximizes the development rights and creates a terrace high among the branches of the oak-trees.

Image Courtesy © Åke E:son Lindman

Image Courtesy © Åke E:son Lindman

  • Architects: Gustav Appell Arkitektkontor
  • Project: Villa Nacka
  • Location: Nacka, Sweden
  • Photography: Åke E:son Lindman
  • Construction year: 2009
  • Gross external area: 220 m²

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Villa Arkö in Arkösund, Sweden by Marge Arkitekter AB

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Article source: Marge Arkitekter AB

Villa Arkö is a summer house situated on an island in the archipelago of Norrköping that will also have the possibility to house the family over Christmas and fall vacations. A steep slant towards south east with a marvelous view is the benchmark for the placement and the form of the villa. The house contains of an archetypical basic shape with a high-pitched roof completely covered in cedar wood which over time will get a silver grey color and interact with the surrounding cliff landscape.  A glassed lower volume with sedum roofing and terraces is added on and is thereby creating a building which is following the decrease of the slant.  The in-between spaces of the volumes creates out-door spaces in different cardinal directions, on different levels, with and without roofs. Sliding sun shields (with inbuilt mosquito net for the bed rooms) can cover in and protect the house from weather and wind.

Image Courtesy © Johan Fowelin

Image Courtesy © Johan Fowelin

  • Architects: Marge Arkitekter AB
  • Project: Villa Arkö
  • Location: Island Arkö outside of Arkösund, Sweden
  • Photography: Johan Fowelin
  • Software used: Microstation
  • Client: Private
  • Structure (materials) : Timber work
  • Total floor area: 200 ㎡
  • Year: 2012

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Sauna Saltsjöbaden in Sweden by Murman arkitekter ab

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Article source: Murman arkitekter ab

This is a Sauna and relax building in Saltsjöbaden just outside Stockholm.
Saltsjöbaden community was founded in the 1890’s with the goal of creating a society close to nature following the example of central European spas, but near the nature and the sea with the possibility of boat and outdoor activities.

The villas built there was relatively large to fit the growing group of people with a good economy around the turn of the century.

Image Courtesy © Åke E-son Lindman

Image Courtesy © Åke E-son Lindman

  • Architects: Murman arkitekter ab, Hans Murman och Ulla Alberts, Frida Gustafsson
  • Project: Sauna Saltsjöbaden
  • Location: Saltsjöbaden, Sweden
  • Photography: Åke E-son Lindman, Hans Murman
  • Software used: AutoCAD
  • Building complete: 2011

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Wooden High rise Housing in Stockholm, Sweden by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Article source: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

A new mixed use development with 240 apartments in Loudden, Stockholm. All built in massive wood technique for the specialized wood construction developer Folkhem.

Stockholm is growing fast and the Loudden area, the former international transport harbour, on the northeastern island of Djurgården, is planned to be converted into a new urban area. In line with the overall direction for this new development to achieve real long term environmentally sustainable solutions, Tham & Videgård Arkitekter have developed a proposal for apartment blocks of solid wood.

Image Courtesy © Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

  • Architects: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
  • Project: Wooden High rise Housing
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • BTA total: 24,700 sq m
  • Number of apartments: 180-240 pcs
  • Responsible architects: Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård
  • Team: Jonas Tjäder, Johannes Brattgård, Ryan McGaffney
  • Client: Folkhem
  • Year: 2014

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Six Walls House in Saltsjö-Boo, Sweden by ARRHOV FRICK ARKITEKTKONTOR

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Article source: ARRHOV FRICK ARKITEKTKONTOR

The plot just outside Stockholm is located in a scenic area where mostly weekend homes are inserted among pine trees and rocks.
Six Walls House became early in the process a working title. The plot is long and narrow and extends between the road and the water. Perhaps as a contrast to the context, we wanted to build the house around a robust and clear material and concrete blocks with cement plaster became an important part. Simple geometry and detailing have been essential in order to build the house within a tight budget.

Image Courtesy © Mikael Olsson

Image Courtesy © Mikael Olsson

  • Architects: ARRHOV FRICK ARKITEKTKONTOR
  • Project: Six Walls House
  • Location: Saltsjö-Boo, Nacka, Sweden 
  • Photography: MIKAEL OLSSON
  • STATUS: COMPLETED
  • PROGRAM: PRIVATE HOUSE
  • AREA: 220 M2
  • Area, Sqm: 245kvm
  • Year: 2013-2014

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Qvarsebo in Västerby, Sweden by Leo Qvarsebo Arkitekt MSA

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Article source: Leo Qvarsebo Arkitekt MSA

The requests in this project are obvious yet challenging: Cooking outdoors and indoors. A quiet reading area and a bedroom beneath the stars. All three requests has each been associated with a bay window and then superposed under a roof that turns into a terrace in front of the house. In total there are 8 rooms including two huts, three terraces, 8.5 meter ceiling on a total surface of about 85 sqm.

The house turns its back to the forest, but also provides a small glance at the view, Image Courtesy © Åke E:son Lindman

The house turns its back to the forest, but also provides a small glance at the view, Image Courtesy © Åke E:son Lindman

  • Architects: Leo Qvarsebo Arkitekt MSA
  • Project: Qvarsebo in Västerby
  • Location: Västerbyn, Stjärnsund, Dalarna
  • Photography: Åke E:son Lindman
  • Size: 90sqm
  • Year of construction: 2011-2014
  • Budget: 100.000 Euro
  • Developer: Leo Qvarsebo, Mattias Granwald, Robobygg AB
  • Construction: Catherine Carrick, Konkret AB.
  • Carpenters: Leo, Elias, Robert, Hanna, Karl, Linnea, Mattias Granwald, Tobbe, Pappa

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Housing project in Järvaterrassen Stockholm, Sweden by Kirsh+Dereka Architects

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Article source: Kirsh+Dereka Architects

The project is located in the outskirts of Stockholm at the suburb of Rinkeby. Interestedly and uniquely the 12 multi-storey housing buildings are planned to be build over the E18 highway a main artery in the road system of Sweden’s capital.

Image Courtesy © Kirsh+Dereka Architects

Image Courtesy © Kirsh+Dereka Architects

  • Architects: Kirsh+Dereka Architects
  • Project: Housing project in Järvaterrassen
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Software used: Archicad and Artlantis
  • Developers of the project:  re ALM Equity and ByggVesta

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