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  1. Highrises
    The construction of the 150 meter high tower for the NKT cable factory began officially today. The height is needed in the production of sub-sea marine cables and will complement the existing 80 meter high tower. The high towers are needed to cool the HV cables which are transported in a...
  2. Stockholm
    A place to discuss and post pictures of Stockholmshusen (the Stockholm houses) - a cooperation between the city of Stockholm, it's own municipally owned estate enterprises and private enterprises with the goal of mass producing affordable rental housing, mainly through densifying the suburbs...
  3. Europe and Africa
    Official name: Niagara/Malmö högskolan; Use: educational; Place: Universitetsholmen, Malmö, Sweden; Architect: Lundegaard & Tranberg; Height: 55 m/11 fl; End of construction: summer 2015. Niagara by Theolde, on Flickr Malmö by Majaek, on Flickr Untitled by Tomas Van Dalen, on Flickr Untitled...
  4. European Classic Architecture and Landscapes
    Sweden has a wealth of cathedrals and churches that are well-preserved and represent a good variety in architecture styles. The Church of Sweden is divided into fifteen dioceses, each with a bishop and cathedral chapter (Swedish: domkapitel). Diocese: Archdiocese of Uppsala Seat: Uppsala...
  5. Europe and Africa
    Tuletornen - new residential towers in Sunbyberg, Stockholm, Sweden Architect: Wallenstam; Use: Two residential towers of 71 m., 16 floors; Built in: 2014. -Sundbyberg_by_Peter_Wittinghoff by garyh357, on Flickr Tuletornen by MajaBeli, on Flickr Tuletornen by MajaBeli, on Flickr
  6. Airports
    Stockholm is the capital city of Sweden and the most populous city in Scandinavia that is a part of one of the fastests growing regions in Europe with four airports that serve passengers trevelling to/from Stockholm region: International and domestic: Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport...
  7. Europe and Africa
    Official name: Kajen 4; Use: residential; Place: Liljeholmskajen, Stockholm, Sweden; Architect: Rosenborgs Arkitekter; Developer: JM; Details: This highrise building is a part of a larger development project 'Liljeholmskajen' together with other highrises of a similar height; Height: 75 m/24 fl...
  8. Europe and Africa
    Official name: Lindhagenskrapan/Kv. Lusten; Use: residential; Place: Västra Kungsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden; Architect: Alessandro Ripellino Arkitekter; Height: 78 m/24 fl; End of construction: 2011. Source Source Source Stockholm by L Welin, on Flickr DSC_2466 by Grishasergei, on Flickr
  9. Europe and Africa
    Malmö Live is a new mixed-use complex that is currently being built in Malmö city of Sweden. One of the highlits of this project is a 85 m. high (25 fl.) highrise with an interesting cladding. This building is one of the few highrises that are currently being or will constructed in central...
  10. Europe and Africa
    Near one of the busiest streets of Gothenburg, Sweden, a large hotel complex (one of the largest in Europe) is being built, which will cover 330.000 sq. m. of area and will be formed of the three towers (two of which already exist): 'Gothia East (Tower)' (80 m, 21 fl. -> (after a few floors will...
  11. Europe and Africa
    Halmstad University/Högskolan i Halmstad in Sweden has a nice addition to the university - there is a highrise located in the campus area. The 74 m. (73.5) m. tall highrise was built in 1991, in Kvarteret Baertling. Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of...
  12. International
    Sweden is one of the largest countries in Europe, with great diversity in its nature and climate. Its distinctive yellow and blue flag is one of the national emblems that reflect centuries of history between Sweden and its Nordic neighbors. Das Königreich Schweden (schwedisch Konungariket...
  13. Bridges
    I just updated my good old photo blog with three wallpaper pictures of the amazing Øresund Bridge and I thought it would be an idea to share the pictures here... I currently use the bridge at least once a year - or actually if I count both ways traveling up north and then returning back home...
  14. International
    Stockholm ist die Hauptstadt Schwedens und mit 1.4 Millionen (Tätort Stockholm) beziehungsweise 2.4 Millionen Einwohnern (Groß-Stockholm) die größte Stadt in Skandinavien. Es hat eine mehr als sieben Jahrhunderte zurückreichende Besiedlungsgeschichte. Seit 1643 ist Stockholm Residenz des Königs...
  15. Cityscapes and Skyline Photos
    Jönköping is a city in southern Sweden with 89 396 inhabitants (2010). It is the 9th most populous city of Sweden. Jönköping is situated by the southern end of Sweden's second largest lake, Vättern. The original town Jönköping has grown together with Huskvarna and Norrahammar forming a...
  16. Stockholm
    Nacka Tower (alt. Cloud Tower) Danviken, Nacka Architects: Hagman & Co arkitekter More information: www.hagman-co.se, Stockholm&Projekt.
  17. Guess the City
    A new thread only with Swedish cities. :) If you guess a city right, then post the next one. It's allowed to guess 3 or less cities per post, not more. Let's start with a quite easy one. :)
  18. Stockholm
    Stockholm City Station is a railway station which is under construction in downtown Stockholm, Sweden. Scheduled to open in 2017, the station is located on the Stockholm City Line and will be located directly below T-Centralen, the central station of the Stockholm Metro, and with interchange...
  19. General Urban Developments
    Stockholm City Station is a railway station which is under construction in downtown Stockholm, Sweden. Scheduled to open in 2017, the station is located on the Stockholm City Line and will be located directly below T-Centralen, the central station of the Stockholm Metro, and with interchange...
  20. Highrises
    A new living district is constructed in central Stockholm (southern part of Södermalm island) and there will be four highrises built on the bank of the lake Mälaren. One of the highrises (Kajen 4) is already under construction and the other ones will be built in the near future. Name of the...
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