A home built by 2 million Swedes, the Hemnet Home is a data experiment to lead the way for a new type of architecture. After analyzing 200 million clicks and 86 000 properties on Hemnet – Sweden’s most popular property site – Hemnet asked Tham & Videgård to create Sweden’s statistically most sought after home. Read More
The Krokholmen house is a vacation home on the tip of a small island in the outer archipelago. The exposed location very close to the shoreline, occasionally experiences strong winds, which made demands for a house that could take full advantage of the beauty of the site but also offer secluded and protected outdoor spaces. Read More »
Creek House on the front cover of the new book Svenska Villor (Swedish Houses) by publisher Arkitektur förlag.
Tham & Videgård have designed a new mixed use development with 240 apartments in Frihamnen, in Stockholm city. All built in massive wood technique for the specialized wood construction developer Folkhem. Read More »
Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård together with Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects and Inês Lobo + Miguel Judas will present recent works and participate in a roundtable talk focused on integration in the field of architecture, moderated by David Goodman, Director IE University’s School of Architecture. The event will be held in Shigeru Ban’s Paper Pavilion located at IE’s Madrid campus.
Wednesday 14 January 2015 at 19.30-21.00
Paper Pavillion, IE University Madrid
María de Molina 11, Madrid, Spain Read More »
The location is the outer Stockholm archipelago. Tall pines give the forested site an untouched character. The house is placed in a clearing with a high position in the landscape, on a plateau facing the sea in the north. Read More »
Tham & Videgård’s Creek House is the winner of a Silver Award at the Fritz Höger Preis 2014 for Brick Architecture. The architecture prize honours special architectural achievements in brick construction and was awarded for the third time with a ceremony in Berlin on the 19th October. Creek House was awarded in the „Einfamilienhaus/ Doppelhaushälfte“ category.
Completion of Summerhouse at Lagnö in the Stockholm archipelago. The building sits on the border between a forest and the coast line. A sequence of interconnected pitched roofs made of natural cast concrete create interior spaces of varying size and heights. Small rooms for entrance, bath, kitchen and sleeping constitute a thick wall towards the north, while a continuous open space for living and dining opens up to the south with vast views over the neighboring islands, the Baltic sea and the horizon.
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New School of Architecture and Campus Entrance for the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm. Competition 2007, 1st prize.
A monographic exhibition at the Galerie d’Architecture in Paris will present the work of Tham & Videgård. The exhibition, in itself conceived as a contextual project, continues the practice’s ongoing discussion on the fundamentals of architecture; a series of aspects and observations that T&V have labeled The Operative Elements of Architecture Read More »
Tham & Videgård has won the invited competition for a new school building at the Krabbesholm School of Art, Architecture and Design in Skive, Denmark. The jury stated that the T&V proposal through the use of brick walls and barrel arched roofs establishes a strong connection to the character and spatial qualities of the existing buildings, while it also will constitute a new and independent contemporary addition. The new building is organized around a covered entrance courtyard with direct access to the separate teaching studios. Read More »
T&V has developed a conceptual design for villages of vacation homes on an island outside Stockholm. Read More »
T&V is featured in the the new LEGO product Architecture Studio: a box with LEGO bricks and a guidebook with interviews, inspiration, examples of work and hands-on exercises by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, REX architecture, Sou Fujimoto Architects, SOM, MAD Architects and Safdie Architects. Read More »
Tham & Videgård work on the project to replace the old and run down metro station building and electrical substation with an innovative and environmentally friendly mixed use building. The new building will include activities such as restaurant, cafe and shops at street level and a glass house restaurant with outdoor dining on the roof terrace. The existing metro station and ticket hall will be refurbished and fit into the new construction. A new lift from the ticket hall to the roof will cater for better accessibility to the Högalidsparken park and church. Offices are placed on two floors between street and roof levels. Read More »
Tham & Videgård in a team with British practices Territorial Agency and A_zero Environmental Architects, has been invited after international pre-qualification to propose an urban design and a strategy for the new city center of Kiruna.
The project of the T&V team uses available land as well as existing and planned infrastructure to establish a new and dense urban settlement. This would allow Kiruna to escape from being a town depending so heavily on the visual reference to the mine and instead become an urban place in its own right. The proposal also corresponds precisely to the need for new and relocated building mass to secure the realization of the vision. Read More »
The laboratory building that Tham & Videgård has designed for a new electron microscope is now completed and in use. It is located at the the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the Linköping University.
Invited competition for a new library and house of culture in the harbour of Karlshamn in southern Sweden. The concave facades define public spaces around the building and create a characteristic unity on the irregularly shaped site. Continuous glass facades maximize the sea view from both floors and make the program inside a visible part of public space outside. Read More »