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Summerhouse Beltesholmen

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Villa Kjaerholm

The architect The danish architect Hanne Kjærholm was born 1930 in Hjørring, Denmark, and studied architecture at the Royal danish academy of fine arts. 30 years later, Hanne was the first woman to be appointed professor at the academy. Hanne Kjærholm did more than 20 projects in total during her career and kept the focus […]

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Tila Housing

Talli architecture design A case study house questioning high-rise building blocks and the lack of adaptability to changing living situations within a building.Pia Ilonen is reexamining norms and standards and conventional architectural practice by creating in an open building and DIY philosophy. One aim was to create loft-living with “maximum space and minimum cost”Tila consists […]

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Ebeneser House

Ebeneser House is a kindergarten that was built in 1908 in Helsinki. It was one of the first kindergarten that was free for the working class in the Nordic countries and the pedagogics of Fröbel was practised by is users. The education was practical and the children participated in both cooking and garden activities. A […]

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Row house, Bö

Single family housing, 1935, Örgryte Bö, Gothenburg.Architect: Ingrid Wallberg Group 5: Alexandra Hansten, Jarkko Nordlund, Siri Rahm Gullander, Kaisa Riisager &Karin Elisabeth Sahlin INGRID WALLBERG Ingrid Wallberg was one of the pioneers of functionalism in Gothenburg. She was the first woman to have an internship in le Corbusiers ateliér and one of the first Swedish […]

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The Vasa Museum

Architects Göran Månsson and Marianne Dahlbäck are a couple of Swedish architects. They have both studied at KTH (Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan), Göran graduated in 1957 and Marianne in 1970. In 1988 they started their architectural firm, Månsson Dahlbäck. Their office was located on Kastellholmen with a view of Djurgården and Galärvarvet, where the Vasa museum […]

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Tietgenkollegiet

Student Residence, 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark. Designed by Lundgaard Tranberg Arkitekter, acknowledging one of its co-founders Lene Tranberg. “Good architecture should be a generous gesture toward site, surroundings and society.” The student residence is a showcase project from Copenhagen funded by the Nordea Foundation. The clients‘ brief was to design the “dormitory of the future”. Though […]

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Dockums

Kari Nissen Brodtkorb, Office building, Malmö, 2010 “I like steel the best. To take care of the original, rough, industrial expression, and at the same time scale down the buildings so that they become a good place to live, is what I strive for. ” Right from the old Dock in Malmö, Region Skåne has […]

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NORDIC ARCHITECTURE 2022

Nordic Architecture (ARK079) has two main aims: first, to give a brief introduction to Nordic architecture. Second, to research Nordic qualities like site adaptation, space, light, and materiality, as well as social characteristics such as collectivity, flexibility, and critical praxis. Students worked in teams on a concrete analysis of one particular building through research, model […]

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NORDIC ARCHITECTURE 2021

A warm welcome to our digital exhibition of the Nordic Architecture course 2021! _ The course has two main aims. First to give a brief introduction to Nordic architecture. Second to work with a concrete analysis of a particular building through model building.  Seven buildings, all outstanding housing projects on different scales and with very […]