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Swedish Building Designs

Key Architecture in Sweden, Northeast Europe

post updated 16 October 2021 ; 11 Jan 2021 ; post updated 13 Feb 2020


Building Designs in Sweden

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Swedish Building Designs.

We cover completed buildings, new building designs and competitions across Sweden. The focus is on contemporary Swedish buildings but information on traditional buildings is also welcome.

We have 4 pages of Swedish Architecture selections with links to many individual project pages.

Swedish Architecture : news + key projects

Swedish Building Developments : A-H

Swedish Buildings : D-O

Swedish Building Designs : P-Z (this page)

New Swedish Architecture Designs

Buildings / Designs in Sweden, alphabetical:

Mirage Dancehall, Falsterbo
Design: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
Mirage Dancehall Swedish Building Designs
picture from architect office
Mirage Dancehall Falsterbo
When designing we always work with our manifesto which puts focus on people, needs and context. In special projects we write several short stories describing what could take place in the building. In the Mirage project it was important to connect the conservative and historical mindset of the community of Falsterbro with the new ideas and visions that attracts young people from all over Europe to visit the area during the summer months.

Moderna Museet Malmö
Design: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
Moderna Museet Malmö Swedish Building Designs
photo from architects firm
Moderna Museet Malmö
Seen from the exterior, a new extension marks the arrival of the new museum. The extension provides a new entrance and reception space, as well as a cafeteria and new upper gallery. Its perforated orange façade both connects to the existing brick architecture and introduces a contemporary element to the neighbourhood.

Mountain restaurant, Ramundberget
Design: Murman arkitekter
Ramundberget Resort architecture
picture from architects studio
Ramundberget Resort Building
The Facade material is given by the surrounding nature, birch logs stands like a huge protecting screen towards the Nordic icy winds. The round shape is natural in the in exposed situation.

Museum of World Culture – Gothenburg
Design: Brisac Gonzalez Architects
Swedish museum building
building photo © Hélène Binet
Swedish museum building
The site is situated at the foot of a hill, at the southeastern edge of central Gothenburg. It is directly adjacent to Sweden’s most visited tourist attraction, the Liseberg Amusement Park.

Naturum Vattenriket, Kristianstad, Sweden
White Arkitekter
Naturum Vattenriket Swedish Building Designs
image from architect practice
Naturum Vattenriket
Vattenriket is a cultural landscape and, being so close to an urban area, it underlines the connection between people and nature. Naturum is situated in a recently-designated biosphere wetlands reserve.

New Karolinska Solna, Stockholm
White Arkitekter
Swedish hospital Building
image : White View
New Karolinska Solna Building
The NKS will be a new, ultra-modern university hospital with 600 inpatient beds (including 125 ICU beds), 100 outpatient beds, 36 operating rooms, and eight radiation bunkers. The complex encompasses the hospital building, research building, a technology building, a 100-bed patient hotel and a new parking facility.

Novum BioCity, Stockholm
Christensen&Co Arkitekter
Novum BioCity Stockholm
picture from architects office
Novum BioCity Stockholm
Novum BioCity is the new research – and laboratory centre at Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge. The building will comprise of approximately 70,000 m2, mainly laboratories.

Silo X, residential buildings, Gothenburg
White Arkitekter
Gothenburg Building
photo : Johan Fowelin
Gothenburg project : architecture contest
Gothenburg buildings, best new architecture + architects in south west Sweden : key Swedish property developments – Gothenburg architecture, images, architect projects, houses.

Skelleftea, northern Sweden
General Architecture
Skellefteå project - Swedish Building Designs
picture from General Architecture
Skellefteå building
General Architecture’s design for a new headquarter for Skellefteå Kraft, Sweden’s fourth largest energy company, is now under construction. The twelve story building has a net floor area close to 9.000 m2, and will be entirely clad in copper cassettes.

SKYPE office, Stockholm
PS Arkitektur
SKYPE office building Stockholm
photograph : Jason Strong
Swedish Office interior
The project consists of audio and video studios, offices and social areas for 100 staff. The core idea behind the Skype software application has generated the design concept for the interior of the new office.

The Snow Trap, Gällivare
Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
The Snow trap Swedish Building Designs
image from architect
The Snow Trap
The forces of nature that sculpted the Stuor Muorkke, or Great Lake Falls region, have brought forth a simple, rounded form. The snow’s ability to fill every pocket in the lee of the wind is exploited here to create a building with a memory.

Stockholm Ferry Terminal
C. F. Møller Architects
Stockholm Ferry Terminal
image from architect
Stockholm Ferry Terminal building
The new terminal for Stockholm’s permanent ferry connections to Finland and the Baltics will be a landmark for the new urban development Norra Djursgårdsstaden. The terminal, which will have a facade covered with expanded mesh, recalls the shape of a moving vessel.

Stockholm Town Houses
C. F. Møller Architects
Stockholm Town Houses Swedish Building Designs
image from architects studio
Stockholm Town Houses
Hammarby Sjöstad in Stockholm is known worldwide as an exemplary example of how a former industrial port area can be transformed into a sustainable urban development.

Stockholm Waterfront
White Arkitekter
Stockholm Waterfront Building
photo : Wojtek Gurak
Stockholm Waterfront Buildings

Swedbank Headquarters
Swedbank Headquarters Building
image : 3XN
Swedbank HQ Building

Turning Torso Tower, Malmö
Santiago Calatrava Architects
Turning Torso Tower Swedish Building Designs
www.palladium.de, Barbara Burg/Oliver Schuh
Turning Torso Malmo building

Uppsala Concert & Congress Hall, Uppsala
Henning Larsen Architects
Swedish concert hall building
image : Ake Eson Lindman
Swedish concert hall building

Uppsala University Building
3XN Architects
Uppsala University Building
image from architects
Uppsala University Building

Vaxjo Library, Småland, southern Sweden
schmidt hammer lassen
Vaxjo Library Building
interior photo : Joachim Ladefoged
Vaxjo Library

World Village of Women Sports, Malmo
World Village of Women Sports
picture from architect
World Village of Women Sports

New Builldings in Sweden

Swedish Builldings – no images, alphabetical:

Riksantikvarieämbetet, Riksutställningar, Visby
Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor

Saro Gavlar, house
Okidoki Arkitkter

Sergels Torg Masterplan, Stockholm

Keith Williams Architects

Slussen Pedestrian Bridge Competition, Stockholm
various entries including Foster + Partners and Berg Arkitektkontor’
Slussen Bridge Competition

Sommarstuga i Ygne, Gotland
Sandell Sandberg

Villa Maria, Stockholm

White Architects – own offices, North Hammarby Docks, Stockholm
White Architects

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Location: Sweden, northern Europe

New Architecture in Sweden

Sweden Architecture Designs – chronological list

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Swedish Architects

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Sigurd Lewerentz

Gunnar Asplund

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Architecture in countries close to Sweden

Norwegian Architecture

Danish Architecture

Finnish Architecture

Buildings / photos for the Swedish Building Designs page welcome