Posts Tagged ‘Sweden’
Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
Article source: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
The starting point is the direct relation to the dramatic archipelago landscape with the objective to offer within a simple frame – a platform – several diverse readings of the relation space-nature.
Conceived as a light weight construction in wood and glass, this summerhouse is built in the outer Stockholm archipelago. The horizontal character of the black stained exterior relates to the verticals of tall grown pines and the mirrored views of the Baltic Sea.
Image Courtesy Åke E:son Lindman
- Architects: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
- Project: Archipelago House
- Location: Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden
- Client: private
- Total floor area: 130 m2 house, 20 m2 boat house
- Duration of construction: 18 months
- Project / Completed: october 2003 / june 2006
- Architect office: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
- Chief architects: Bolle Tham & Martin Videgård
- Year completed: (2003-2006)
- Square meters: 130 sqm + terrace
- Team: Tove Belfrage, Lukas Thiel
- Photographer: Åke E:son Lindman
- Structural Engineer: Konkret Rådgivande Ingenjörer, Olle Norrman.
- Coordinator construction: FKTS, Peter Erelöf.
- Modelmaker: Andreas Hedenskog, Modellverkstaden
- Contractors: NTK Bygg, Jörgen Johannesson, Åkersberga Elektriska, Rinaldo Eriksson VVS
Monday, December 3rd, 2012
Article source: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
The new school Nya Kollaskolan will be a center-piece in the new area Kollastaden in the center of Kungsbacka, a mixed-used area with around 1000 residential units. The school will supplement the existing school, built in 2000, and host around 360 students and 75 employees.
Street : Image Courtesy Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
- Architects: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
- Project: Passive House School (Kollaskolan)
- Location: Kungsbacka, Sweden
- Client: Eksta
- Team: Joakim, Fredik, Melia, Michael, Michele, Joti, Maelis, Sanna, Johan, Pamela, Maria, Paulina, Kay
- Type: Architecture
- Size: Medium 80 000 m²
- Stage: Detailed Design
- Year: 2012
Friday, November 23rd, 2012
Article source: Arrhov Frick Arkitektkontor
The proposal collects all required programme – main building, guest house and terraces into one single volume, with sea views from all rooms. The volume has been modified to bring out the best from the natural conditions at the site.
The tilted form of the plan provides unique and varied views, light conditions and different types of places for relaxed stay, both indoors and outdoors. The house is entirely built in untreated local pine wood.
Image Courtesy © Åke E.Son Lindman
- Architects: Arrhov Frick Arkitektkontor
- Project: House at Applaro
- Location: Applaro, Sweden
- Photography: Åke E.Son Lindman
- Year: 2010 – 2012
- Program: Private house
- Area: 150 + 50 + 15 sqm
Friday, October 19th, 2012
Article source: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture AB
Redevelopment of a centrally located site in Göteborg. The commission was to develop the future empty site remaining from the planned demolishing of the old bridge Göta älvbron.
The Proposal aims to link the fragmented urban fabric that is the present state of the site. A new green urban axis connects the waterfront with the city center and existing green urban areas. This new walk and bicycle path aims to secure green public space in a future densification of the central site.
Image Courtesy Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture AB
- Architects: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture AB
- Project: Lilla Bommen Vision
- Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
- Client: Vasakronan, Platzer, Göteborgs Stad
- Type: Urban Planning
- Size: Large, +120 000 m²
- Stage: Completed Invited Competition
- Year: 2012
- Team: Fredrik Kjellgren, Joakim Kaminsky, Sanna Johnels, Kuei Fang Chang, Gaby Andersson
Sunday, October 7th, 2012
Article source: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor
As one of the tallest buildings in Stockholm, Victoria Tower stands out among its neighbors and acts as an icon of the surround area. Situated between Stockholm proper and the city airport, the tower serves a nearby office park with conference and office facilities, as well as providing a 229 room hotel. The tessellated façade of the building is clad entirely in colored glass, though in actuality two-thirds of the walls are fully insulated. This allows the tower to appear as a colorful prism in its geometry and materiality while meeting the needs for energy conservation. The tower has a parallelogram-shaped plan for floors 2–21, which is comprised of the hotel rooms, while the upper floors are rectangular, delineating the office spaces and a roof bar. This causes the top floors to cantilever slightly above the underlying shaft, emphasizing its geometry.
Image Courtesy © Ola Fogelström - Fotograf Ola Fogelström
- Architects: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor
- Project: Victoria Tower
- Location: Arne Beurlings torg 3A, Stockholm, Sweden
- Photographs: Ola Fogelström – Fotograf Ola Fogelström, Tord-Rikard Söderström – Wingårdhs, Åke E:son Lindman – Lindman Photography
- Architect: Ms Karolina Keyzer
- WAF Entry: 2012
- Award: World Architecture Festival 2012 – Shortlisted
- Client: Call Tower Invest AB
- Contractor: PEAB
- Floors: 34
- Gross Area: 23 000 sqm
- Year of Construction: 2009–2011
- Environmental Engineer: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
Saturday, September 15th, 2012
Article source: Wingardh Arkitektkontor AB trough
Wingårdh converted a large old farm in the countryside in southern Sweden into a vacation house for a family from the nearby city of Malmö. He transformed the original farm buildings – cowshed, stables, hay loft and barn – into sleeping quarters, kitchen and a gym, among other rooms, and added a new freestanding wing to the late 19th -century house. This little annex is a refuge, a quiet place to escape to or a private domain for guests to inhabit. Throughout the project, the client demonstrated unwavering faith in the architect, giving him great latitude in designing the little fifty-square-meter cottage.
Image Courtesy Wingardh Arkitektkontor AB trough
- Architects: Wingardh Arkitektkontor AB trough
- Project: The Mill House
- Location: Vastra Karup, Skane, Sweden
- Year of construction: 2000
- Client: Private
- Project manager: Gunnar Altenhammar and Dagon Förvaltnings AB trough Göran Malmgren
- Structure engineer: Gunnar Altenhammar och Kjessler & Mannerstråle AB trough Bengt Johansson
- Mechanical engineer: Thorsell Energi & Klimatkonsult AB trough Håkan Thorsell
- Electrical engineer: Elkonsult Christer Nilsson
- Contractor: Harmarks Bygg AB
- Shop fitter: Jönssons Snickeri AB
- Software used: AutoCAD
Thursday, August 30th, 2012
Article source: 3XN Architects
‘Stockholm City Station’ will mark the entrance to Stockholm’s inner city center and integrates the station, a hotel and conference center along with apartments. The main idea behind the design was to create a building that gently adjusts to the area’s existing building in scale and expression, and which reinterprets a number of local Swedish design traditions.
Image Courtesy 3XN Architects
- Architect: 3XN Architects
- Project: Stockholm City Station
- Principal and Creative Director: Kim Herforth Nielsen
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
Article source: Marcio Rodrigues
The project was develloped to a student competition promoted by chalmers, to desing a “naturum”, a nature museum, deeply connected with the river of goteborg.
TWO MAIN INTENTIONS:
beacon/lighthouse_ light possibilities of the materials. The polycarbonate panels blends with the colours of the site and with the light. it’s a neutral material which gives and industrial sense to this architecture. during the day, a silent intervention, during the night a light reference for the river and to the city skyline.
- Architects: Marcio Rodrigues
- Project: Urban Lighthouse
- Location: Göteborg, Sweden
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
Article source: Márcio Rodrigues
The project was develloped along the year, and it started with an urban analysis of the area of Göteborg located north of Nordstan comercial area. The strategy was to create a green corridor, along a small river that could be enhanced and reutilized. The strategy was a sort of spine, made by a interconection of green spaces, and some common elements define it: the river, the new proposed cycling lane and the pedestrian way. The structures that we propose are modular and there is a possible extension to the global intervention: a logic that can be repeated along all the system, adapting to the conditions of each site.
- Architects: Márcio Rodrigues
- Project: Wooden Structures
- Location: Göteborg, Sweden
Friday, August 10th, 2012
Article source: IAMZ Design Studio
The L’Oreal Group is the world’s largest cosmetics and beauty company. With its registered office in Paris and head office in the Paris suburb of Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, France, it has developed activities in the field of cosmetics. Concentrating on hair colour, skin care, sun protection, make-up, perfumes and hair care, the company is active in the dermatological, tissue engineering and pharmaceutical fields and is the top nanotechnology patent-holder in the United States.
Proposal of L’Oreal Products Company
- Architects: IAMZ Design Studio
- Project: Proposal of L’Oreal Products Company
- Location: Stockholm, Sweden
- Year: 2012.
- Area(sq.m): 100 square meters X 6 floors
- Developer: L’Oreal products company
- Designer: IAMZ Design Studio
- Architect: Ahmed Elseyofi
- Technical Supervision: DilmanMajid
- Software used: 3DS MAX, AUTOCAD, PHOTOSHOP