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Gammelgarn Mattsarve in Ängmansvägen, Sweden by LLP Arkitektkontor AB

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Article source: LLP Arkitektkontor AB

The summerhouse is located along an old countyside road going inland from Katthamarsvik on Gotlands eastern coast. The site borders the road to the south and heathlike pastures to the north. The very small house is kept low and has been placed In the middle of the site, with a garden with some fruit trees facing the road and a private side facing the heath.

Image Courtesy © Robin Hayes

  • Architects: LLP Arkitektkontor AB
  • Project: Gammelgarn Mattsarve
  • Location: Ängmansvägen, Sweden
  • Photography: Robin Hayes
  • Engineer: Björn Yttergren, Tyréns AB.
  • Building proprietor: Lisa and Martin Johansson
  • Builder: Byggria, Laszlo Nemeth
  • Building area: 62 sqm grosss area and 12 sqm terrace
  • Building cost: 1 550 000 skr, including VAT and fee to architect and engineer.
  • Year of construcktion: 2012

17 m2 in Gothenburg, Sweden by Torsten Ottesjö

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Article source: Torsten Ottesjö

Walking into this apartment in the heart of Gothenburg is penetrating a very complex and whimsical brain: that of designer Torsten Ottesjö. Borne out of the client’s desire to optimize space, Ottesjö together with Lars Isestig has transformed this apartment into an intricate, multi-leveled nest, comprised of two stairways, a bedroom, a bathroom with shower, a fully-equipped kitchen, an office, a closet, a living room guest bedroom and dining area—all within a mere 17m2 x 3,6m (183 sq ft x 11,8 ft).

Image Courtesy © Torsten Ottesjö

Student unit in Småland, Sweden by Tengbom Architects

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Article source: Tengbom Architects

A student unit of only 10 square meters is currently exhibited at the Virserum Art Museum in the county Småland, Sweden.

Tengbom Architects has designed a student unit for students which is affordable, environmental-friendly and smart both in terms of design and choice of materials. The project is a collaboration with wood manufacturer Martinsons and real estate company AF Bostäder.

Image Courtesy © Bertil Hertzberg

  • Architects: Tengbom Architects
  • Project: Student unit
  • Location: Småland, Sweden
  • Photography: Bertil Hertzberg
  • Software used: Auto Cad

Doublehouse in Danderyd, Sweden by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Article source: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

A house organized as a spiralling sequence of four large rooms in four levels. These big spaces without a fixed hierarchy let this house invite the inhabitants to organise their lives following their own preferences.

Image Courtesy © Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

  • Architects: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
  • Project: Doublehouse
  • Location: Danderyd, Sweden
  • Chief architects: Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård
  • Collaborator: Henrik Lundén
  • Client: Private
  • Year of design: 2004
  • Year completed: 2005
  • Square meters: 360 sqm + roof terrace.
  • Size of building lot: 1006 sqm
  • Time to build: 12 months
  • Type of construction: In situ cast concrete
  • Software used: Autocad

New city hall in Kiruna, Sweden by Henning Larsen Architects

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Article source: Henning Larsen Architects

Henning Larsen Architects in collaboration with Tema Landscape Architects Sweden, WSP Engineers Sweden and UiWE Cultural Designers have won the competition for a new city hall in Kiruna in Northern Sweden. The city hall will mark the beginning of the development of an entirely new city centre in Kiruna.

Image Courtesy © Henning Larsen Architects

Vittra School in Södermalm, Sweden by Rosan Bosch

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Article source: Rosan Bosch

Crystal chandeliers, colorful caves and a library that opens like a treasure chest. Rosan Bosch Studio has transformed common areas at the Swedish school Vittra Södermalm into inspiring learning environments that break down the boundary between education and leisure.

Vittra Södermalm has 350 students and is located in a historic building in central Stockholm. The new design strives to support the school’s pedagogical methods and gives teachers and students the opportunity to work in different settings depending on the learning situation.

Image Courtesy © Kim Wendt

  • Architects: Rosan Bosch
  • Project: Vittra School
  • Location: Södermalm, Sweden
  • Photography: Kim Wendt
  • Client: Vittra AB
  • Project type: Interior design
  • Year: 2012

Summer House in Gotland, Sweden by Enflo Arkitekter

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Article source: Enflo Arkitekter

A summer house for a young family. The site on the Swedish island Gotland in the Baltic Sea is surrounded by open fields to the north and low forest in the south.Local building traditions are important in this region, as well as for the architect and client. The slim volume invites light into the house and makes nature always present.

Image Courtesy © Joachim Belaieff

  • Architects: Enflo Arkitekter
  • Project: Summer House
  • Location: Gotland, Sweden
  • Photography: Joachim Belaieff
  • Size: 104
  • Building year: 2012
  • Building cost: 2,2milj SEK, 250000 euro
  • Client: NiklasochMalin Samuelsson
  • Engineer: Algeba Byggkonsulter
  • Builder: Fide Bygg&Snickeri
  • Software used: SketchUp


Wednesday, August 7th, 2013


More and more electrical vehicles travel the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden. Therefore the city asked KKA to design three charging stations serving electrical cars, bikes, mopeds and trucks. The loading stations should not only provide a practical function, they should also stand as symbols for a new more sustainable city.


  • Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Status: Idea
  • Kund: Gothenburg Traffic Office
  • Hållbart: Electric car, solar panels, sustainable materials
  • Program: Loading Station
  • Byggnadsinfo: Several places in the Gothenburg area
  • Team: Fredrik Kjellgren, Joakim Kaminsky, Helder Pinto, Kay Chang, Michele Pascucci
  • Software used: Autocad, 3ds Max, Sketchup and Photoshop

Fagerstrom House in Sollentuna, Sweden by Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Article source: Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects

The client had split his garden city plot in two and moved the old house to the one. The other had a more embedded position, including a big old oak tree in the middle.

The gross building allowance had to be fully exploited in order to create a large enough home for the growing family. The stipulated distance to the property line of course limited the positioning from the sides, while the desire to preserve the old oak tree blocked the middle.

Image Courtesy © Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects

  • Architects: Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects
  • Project: Fagerstrom House
  • Location: Sollentuna, Sweden
  • Project group: Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto, Ola Rune, Lotti Engstrand
  • Client: Fagerström family
  • Builder: Komponent Byggen AB
  • Construction: Wood
  • Building area: 270 m2
  • Built: 2012

Strawscraper in Stockholm, Sweden by Belatchew Arkitektur

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Article source: Belatchew Arkitektur

Belatchew Arkitekter presents STRAWSCRAPER, the first project to come out of the newly established Belatchew Labs. STRAWSCRAPER is an extension of Söder Torn on Södermalm in Stockholm with a new energy producing shell covered in straws that can recover wind energy. What was supposed to become a building of 40 flights became 26. Söder Torn on Södermalm in central Stockholm was finalized 1997, but the architect Henning Larsen had already left the contract after having lost influence over the design of the tower.

Image Courtesy © Belatchew Arkitektur

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