Located in a magical place in the Arctic North of Sweden, where the sun never sets at the height of summer and never rises in the depths of winter, is a city that must move. In the urban settlement of Kiruna, White Arkitekter is working with the 18,200 people to | Read More
The project was developed for the city of Södertälje in Sweden which is located in one bay of the lake Mälaren, in where it joins the Baltic Sea through a canal and incorporates the small lake Maren. Until the beginning of the 19th century, the lakes Mälaren and Maren did | Read More
In 2011 White arkitekter was winner of the competition for the Forumtorget project in Uppsala. The proposal, with its subdued paving, expressive sofa and generous plateau, is powerful, substantive and empathetic. Here, the people of Uppsala have a natural meeting place and an open breathing space within the built-up business | Read More
For a long time now, the plaza, Kungsbacka Torg, has acted as a car park with little space left for normal hustle and bustle. Now the square has been transformed back into the central meeting place for the town’s inhabitants.
With a projected growth rate of 10,000 new residents, Luleås vision is to create new attractive residential areas and densify their urban core. In collaboration with Luleås City Planning Department, Temagruppens urban planners have developed an Urban Vision Document which capitalizes on the City’s proximity to surrounding water, and focuses | Read More
Oskarshamn is a small harbor town on Sweden’s east coast with a population of 17,258 in 2010. It sits midway between the summer town of Västervik and the university and cultural city of Kalmar. Characterized by the port industries and businesses, the city relationship with the water has changed dramatically within the | Read More
Urban Explorer Table 2 – Visualization for city planning and more – Introduction from Visualiseringscenter C on Vimeo. Urban Explorer Table: A large multi touch surface where you can use simple and intuitive gestures to explore and evaluate various urban development projects . The graphics and interaction are fluid and | Read More
Ljusarkitektur designed a new night-time lighting concept for a family-friendly 3.5-kilometre slope at the Swedish skiing resort of Åre. The project is called “In the Footsteps of the Giants,” and was developed with author Mathias Knave. It is based on old Nordic tales of giants and trolls.
Launching the #04 edition of WLA Quarterly Landscape Architecture Magazine which includes projects from OLIN, Sasaki Associates, ACT, BDP, HASSELL, LOLA, Deltavormgroep and Piet Oudolf, Design Workshop and Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander. The projects range from small scale designs to strategic master plan for a New Seven | Read More
Arch Daily recently posted this fantastic video by Vandkunsten (in conjunction with Hausenberg) of Design Sustainable Cities such as Malmö, Sweden, Kløvermarken and Greve in Denmark. masterplanning animation from Vandkunsten on Vimeo. Thankfully spotted at the SOURCE: Arch Daily – Sustainable Cities. Arch Daily is a great resource for Daily | Read More