Posts Tagged ‘Sweden’
Sunday, December 15th, 2013
Article source: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
Strange enough, no large auditorium was built at Karolinska Institutet when its campus was created in the 1940’s. Yes, there were intentions, but the medical university expanded in numbers as well as ranking without any possibility to assemble neither students nor scientists in large numbers. In the beginning of the new millennia, a donation finally made it possible to complete the compound with the venue it needed so long.
Image Courtesy © Patrik Lindell
- Architects: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
- Project: Aula Medica
- Location: Solna, Sweden
- Photography: Patrik Lindell
- Contributors construction documents: Andreas Henriksson (Project Architect), Birgitta Stenvaller, Guisli Benito, Ronja Saxberg, Viktoria Wallin, Johan Wegbrant, Per Odebäck, Kjell Nord, Ingrid Alerås, Nils Korth, Maria Olausson, Anna Palm
- Contributors schematic design and systems documents: Jannika Wirstad (Project Architect), Josefine Kastberg, Traian, Cimpeanu, Filip Rem,
- Visualization: Robert Hendberg, Fredrik Gullberg
Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Article source: SEPTEMBRE
A wooden cabin with sauna and bedroom on the island of Trossö, Sweden. Two large windows frame the windswept and poetic landscape: the ocean on one side, pines on the other, with a large sliding door effectively doubling the living area when open. The cabin contains a sauna and a 2 person bedroom, living room.The cabin was designed for a couple who spend their summers on the remote island of Trossö, off the west coast of Sweden.
Image Courtesy © Alphonse Sarthout
- Architects: SEPTEMBRE
- Project: ERMITAGE
- Location: Trossö, Sweden
- Photography: Alphonse Sarthout
- Use: Summer house
- Site Area: ㎡ 3 ha
- Bldg. Area: ㎡ 20m²
- Gross Floor Area: ㎡ 17m²
- Bldg. Scale: Stories above Ground, Stories below Ground : 1 level
- Structure: Wood structure, beams and pillars in Swedish Spruce. Ground pillars in cast concrete
- Max. Height: 4m
- Exterior Finish: Painted Swedish spruce
- Project Team: Lina Lagerstrom, MemiaBelkaid , Sami Aloulou, DouniaHamdouch, Emilia Jansson
- Client: Private
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Article source: KJELLGREN KAMINSKY ARCHITECTURE
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.
Image Courtesy © KJELLGREN KAMINSKY ARCHITECTURE
- Architects: KJELLGREN KAMINSKY ARCHITECTURE
- Project: CHARGING STATIONS FOR ELECTRICAL VEHICLES
- 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