Articles tagged Sweden

Spackhuggaren by Bornstein Lyckefors. Photo Mikael Olsson
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Bornstein Lyckefors designs a little cube on the prairie

KÄRNA – Späckhuggaren, a one-and-a-half storey residence, displays honest construction methods and Falu-red coloured cladding.

Media library by Dominique Coulon & Associés. Photos Eugenie Pons
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Mark A-to-Z : L is for Library

We all deserve a little bit of down time in the sun, so why not pick up a good book to read on the holidays in one of these five library projects?

Leaderboard: Architonic
Leaderboard: Architonic
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Universal Design Studio banks on art for At Six Hotel

STOCKHOLM – Tasked with humanizing a brutalist bank building, Universal emphasizes local art and bespoke furniture to reinvent Scandinavian hospitality.

Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold
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Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold

There's a distinct possibility that this shiny, metallic gesture isn't used often enough within architecture, so as a special treat, we bring you five projects that make magpies of us all.

Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström. Photos Jean-Baptiste Béranger
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Bigert & Bergström's golden egg symbolises a change of seasons

KIRUNA – An egg-shaped sauna is making an impression on the local people of Sweden's northern-most town.

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Form Us With Love has a vibrant vision to improve acoustic aesthetics

STOCKHOLM – In conversation with Tyler Adams, Form Us With Love team members – and co-founders BAUX – discuss their vision to bring colour to a well-known building product.

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Note's exhibition-slash-installation sheds light on light

STOCKHOLM – By using one main spatial gesture, Note devised a sculptural installation and exhibition space in one at Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. 

Summerhouse T by Krupinski/Krupinska Arkitekter. Photos Åke E:son Lindman
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A small house has big character thanks to Krupinski/Krupinska Arkitekter

STOCKHOLM – Krupinski/Krupinska Arkitekter was bound to a maximum footprint of 40 sq-m for a family summerhouse off the coast of Sweden.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
The form of the building follows the Motala Ström River with its shimmering zinc aluminium façades. Photo Laila Reppen
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Post-industrial chic with a Mediterranean desire

NORRKÖPING – Arkitektur + Development exploits the raw beauty of abandoned factories.

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Heritage and upbringing come together in a cross-cultural furniture collection

Salominka is the Belarussian word for ‘piece of straw’. It’s also the name of a furniture collection that represents Vera Panichewskaja’s search for her creative identity, in which
An outer layer of terraces offers each apartment a private balcony.
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Tham & Videgård's new apartments balance urban and lakeside contexts

JÖNKÖPING – A Stockholm-based firm creates iconic, sustainable housing for a scenic site in a southern Swedish town.

The Finns’ building techniques, crafts, history, traditions and folklore permeate the Torsby Finnskogscentrum.
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Torsby Finnskogscentrum by Bornstein Lyckefors

TORSBY – Nestled in a Swedish forest, an old school now houses the new museum completed by Bornstein Lyckefors that is dedicated to a local tradition.