Kasper Salin Prize and Private house Award 2015!

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KTH New School of Architecture wins the Kasper Salin Prize 2015, The Swedish Association of Architects’ award for best architecture in Sweden. Tham & Videgård also won the Private house Award with the Creek house in Skåne. The prize ceremony was held on 19 November at The Swedish Association of Architects annual Architecture Gala at the Stockholm City Hall.

Architects of the Year 2015

Tham & Videgård win the Residence magazine Architects of the Year Award 2015! It is the second time the prize /Residence Stora Formpris/ goes to T&V, ten years after the first win in 2005. Read More »

Department store in Uppsala

Near completion, the new Åhléns building in Uppsala is a department store with both shops and offices. Half of the building incorporates an existing concrete slab-column frame, while the other half is an entirely new structure on a vacant adjacent lot.  Read More »

Adlibris pop-up store

Scandinavias largest online bookstore Adlibris first physical store, an 800 sqm pop-up labeled Adlibris Market, opened up to the public in the first week of November at Regeringsgatan in central Stockholm. Tham & Videgård was commissioned to design the interior including a new range of furniture; tables, benches and a shelving system. The pendant lamps are from the Eagle lighting series designed by T&V for ateljé Lyktan in 2015. Read More »

TU Wien lecture

Tham & Videgård will present recent works in the lecture series Gegenwartsarchitektur / Contemporary Architecture at the Technische Universität Wien on the 28 October. The event is hosted by the Institut für Architekturwissenschaften/Fachbereich Architekturtheorie and will be held in the Audimax auditorium:
Wednesday 28 October 2015 at 17.00h
Audimax – TU Wien
Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien Read More »

Kasper Salin Prize nomination

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KTH new School of Architecture is one of four shortlisted projects for the Kasper Salin Prize 2015, awarded by the Swedish Association of Architects to the Best New Architecture of the year. The award will be presented at the Architecture Gala on November 19th.

Västra Kajen Housing completed

The two apartment buildings in Jönköping are now completed! The result of a competition in 2008, the two buildings are based on a long term strategy of sustainability, creating new housing on the quayside of the Munksjön lake in central Jönköping.
More images soon, info on the project here.

Eagle lamp series

The new Eagle lighting series designed by Tham & Videgård for ateljé Lyktan was first presented at the Salone di Mobile in Milan 2015. The collection includes a pendant lamp (image), as well as wall and ceiling versions. All make use of the most recent development of LED technology. Read More »

Helsinki Housing competition (FI)

Tham & Videgård has been selected after a prequalification to participate in an international competition in Helsinki, Finland. The theme for the competition is ‘Responsible Housing Design’ where the aim is to develop innovative housing solutions focusing on environmental, economical, technical, social and cultural aspects.
The competition is organised by SATO corporation in collaboration with the City of Helsinki.

Bauhaus Museum, Berlin

Tham & Videgård is invited by The Senate Department of Urban Development and the Environment (Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt) to participate in the architectural design competition for the new building of the Bauhaus Archive / Museum für Gestaltung in Berlin’s city centre. The new museum is meant to open in 2019 marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of Bauhaus. Read More »

DAAD lecture Bratislava (SVK)

Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård will present recent works at the festival DAAD 2015days of architecture and design – in Bratislava 25-31 May. The event will be held in the Primaciálny palác (Primate’s Palace) courtyards, in the Old Town.
Thursday 28 May 2015 at 19.30-23.00
Primaciálny palác, Bratislava

The Hemnet Home

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 »

Krokholmen house

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 »

Swedish Houses

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Creek House on the front cover of the new book Svenska Villor (Swedish Houses) by publisher Arkitektur förlag.

Wooden Highrise apartments

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 »

Madrid Roundtable (ES)

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 »

Husarö House

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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 »

Fritz-Höger-Preis 2014

078_fhpreis-backstein-2014_web-1200px-4389Tham & 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.

PBSA Guest Professors

IMG_3614_copy2webBolle Tham and Martin Videgård will teach a Master Studio as International Guest Professors at the PBSA, Peter Behrens School of Architecture in Düsseldorf. The semester topic 2014-2015 will be to investigate and develop new proposals for the area of Slussen in central Stockholm.

Summerhouse Lagnö

Lagnö 1 web 025Completion 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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