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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This building is the domicile shared by two separate cultural institutions, the Swedish Traveling Exhibitions and The Swedish National Heritage Board. Both agencies were moved from Stockholm to Visby, the medieval hanseatic port, at Gotland in the Baltic. The location is outside the old town, at A7, a former military compound.
The multi-purpose building has workshops, ateliers and offices and was inaugurated in 2008. Each institution is located around a courtyard and linked to the other at the central stair hall. Public facilities such as conference and dining rooms are located along the upper courtyard.
The material theme of the building is elementary prefab concrete, which for the client was a prerequisite for its rapid construction.
The concrete varies from load bearing sandwich elements with distinct reliefs along the perimeter to polished Terrazzo elements in the stair hall and in-situ cast concrete on floors and outside cubicles.
The stone-like texture on the facade is achieved with the use of a standard silicon mould. The relief relates the exterior to the local sediment, limestone geology. (The rocky beaches on the island have numerous ”Rauks” that are a particularity of the local Limestone ground.)
In contrast to the exterior the two courtyards, the glazed facades, and the interiors are all clad with Larch wood in surfaces of plywood, glue-laminated and massive.
The ground surrounding the building is for entries, loading zones and parking. The local heaths, sandy and floral, inspire the landscaping theme. Parking and open areas are gravel with local orchids randomly spread. For walkways and at loading zones large and long in-situ cast concrete surfaces are seemingly scattered to create patterns and paving.
RUM, Stockholm no 3, 2008.
Nordic Architects Write, text: the Robust and the Sincere, anthology,
Routhledge, London 2008.
Architecture Today, London, no 192, 2008
Arkitektur, Stockholm, no7, 2008.
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