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Santiago Calatrava’s Turning Torso in Malmö to receive CTBUH 10-Year Award

Posted: Monday, August 10, 2015
Whatever you personally feel toward Santiago Calatrava and his work, his Turning Torso tower in the Swedish city of Malmö continues to make heads turn since its completion in 2005. Most recently, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat awarded their 10-Year Award to the…

Henning Larsen Architects’ winning design for new Gothenburg high-rise

Posted: Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Henning Larsen Architects was recently announced as the winner to design a new commercial/mixed-use Gothenburg high-rise that will contribute to the evolving Swedish city of Gothenburg. Last year, SOM and Entasis won a star-studded competition to design what is expected to be Scandinavia's tallest tower in Gothenburg.…

Henning Larsen Architects wins new NORR National Museum in Sweden

Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015
In one of their latest museum projects, Henning Larsen Architects won the commission in an international competition to design the new NORR – National Museum in Östersund, Sweden. Intended to complement its surroundings, the sleek wooden structure will become part of an established culture hub that consists…

Belatchew Arkitekter’s HagaTwist chosen as winning Stockholm building design

Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The eye-catching HagaTwist by Belatchew Arkitekter will be a new addition in the developing region of Hagastaden in Stockholm. The locally based practice was recently selected in an invited competition in having the winning design for a new landmark building in the city. Referring to its…

New details on OMA’s Norra Tornen twin towers in Stockholm

Posted: Friday, December 12, 2014
OMA recently revealed new details on the Norra Tornen twin towers -- formerly titled Tors Torn -- since they won the competition in 2013. The distinguishly faceted 100-meter towers, which are named Helix and Innovation, are being designed to be the third tallest twin skyscrapers in…

Kjellander + Sjöberg to design Skärvet neighborhood block in Växjö, Sweden

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Stockholm-based architecture firm Kjellander + Sjöberg was recently chosen to design the initial stage of a new urban mixed-use development on the Skärvet block in Växjö, Sweden. The competition, which was held by the Municipality of Växjö, marked the starting point of Bäckaslöv, a long-term vision for…

3XN to design Mälardalen University’s new educational building and public bath in Sweden

Posted: Thursday, June 26, 2014
3XN's latest competition win was announced today about designing a new educational building for one of Sweden's largest universities, Mälardalen University, in Eskilstuna. The Danish firm went against notable firms like Akitema, Christiansen & Co, Juul Frost, White, and Wingårdh for the project. Aside the new…

SOM and Entasis chosen to design Scandinavia’s tallest tower in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The London office of SOM and Copenhagen-based firm Entasis -- who collaborated with COWI in Denmark and Sweden -- was just announced as having the winning design for the Polestar Tower in Gothenburg, Sweden. Once built, the 230 m. tower will reportedly be Scandinavia's tallest tower. Since our…

Zaha Hadid among finalists for Scandinavia’s tallest skyscraper in Gothenburg, Sweden

Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
It's no surprise that the stakes are high to design the Gothenburg tower in Sweden, a mixed-use tower that will be the tallest building in the Nordic region. Swedish construction company SERNEKE initiated the idea of the skyscraper. The well-known finalists surely make up a competitive…

David Chipperfield wins Nobel Center architectural competition

Posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
David Chipperfield's "Nobelhuset" is the winning design for the new Nobel Center in Stockholm, after a unanimous jury decision. Back in Fall 2013, Chipperfield was one of 11 famous architects who submitted proposals for the future Nobel Center. In the second stage, the competition…

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