Bonnier Art Gallery
Brick Residence, Villa Jäderberg
Brick Tower/ KKH Apartment Building
Campus Konradsberg, Lärarhögskolan
Eastern Cemetery, Reconstruction of Canopies
Embassy of Sweden, Washington DC
Exhibition of Tapestries, the Royal Palace
Galleri Per og Kajsa
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Greenlands National Gallery of Art
Inre hamnen, Sundsvall
Kulturens Hus, Luleå
Kv. Embla, Apartment block in Helsingborg
Landskrona Theatre Extension
Lindgården, Hotel on Djurgården
Millesgården Art Gallery
Monk, outdoor bench
Museum of Film
Ravinen Culture Centre
Reading Room C, Carolina Rediviva
Restaurang i Skanör
Riksdagshuset, ny konferensbyggnad
Riksutställningar/ Riksantikvarieämbetet kontor
Stockholm University College of Physical Education and Sports, Idrottshögskolan
Summer House in Scania
Terrasshus I, II
The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Östasiatiska museet
The New Crematorium, The Woodland Cemetery
Visitors center, Lund
von Otter House
Våghuset, Apartment Building
Skanör , Sweden
Grand Rapids, USA
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Addition to the headquarters of the Bonnier Publishing House, Bonnierhuset.
The original building is a straw coloured brick complex from the 1940-ies with a 20-floor highrise tower as its focus. The site is a triangular terrace dramatically positioned and overlooking the railway tracks and a waterway very close to the city centre.
The main volume of the new building is located at the south-eastern tip of the terrace and is separated from the brick complex. This separation is created by a gap which brings down light to the street and makes possible a visual contact across the complex with the part of the town (Kungsholmen) on the other side of the waterway. The separation of the old and the new also gives more possibilities to the new facades that are meant to contrast to, rather than to imitate the existing masonry. Though as a volume the new building carefully follows the edges of the site and the indications in the existing complex. This is particularly evident in the curved facade facing Torsgatan where the new building echoes the curve in the brick structure west of the highrise building.
The main volume of he new building sits on a one-storey “socle” which contains the Art gallery for temporary exhibitions at street level.
The exhibition spaces of the Art gallery are organised as rectangular overlit “boxes” in the wedge shaped building. Due to numerous restricting preconditions (the building sits on 3 existing floors of offices overlooking the railway lines) the distribution of the exhibition has primary large rectangular boxes that coexists with small, narrow and odd, interstitious spaces that are equally used for presenting art works.
There is no definite hierarcy between the major and the minor spaces, nor is there a division between lounge, cafe and exibition spaces.
A+U, Architecture and Urbanism, Tokyo, july 2001.
Arkitektur, Stockholm, no 4, 2006.
A 10, Amsterdam no 9, 2006
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