Sweden

Airbnb find: 1960s modernist property in Stockholm, Sweden

This sounds like a dream of a home. In fact, this 1960s modernist property in Stockholm, Sweden could be your home for a short period via Airbnb. The house is a great example of Scandinavian midcentury design, looking structurally unchanged in the 50 or so years since construction. Where do you start? Well, that roof, […]

On the market: 1970s midcentury-style property in Lerum, Sweden

Much updated, but we still like what we see in this 1970s midcentury-style property in Lerum, Sweden. The property is actually a little later than you (and certainly we) might think, built in 1971 although the agent points to an inspiration from 1950s modernism, which is evident both from the exterior and interior. That exterior […]

On the market: 1960s Arne Branzell-designed midcentury property in Gothenburg, Sweden

There is so much authenticity going for this 1960s Arne Branzell-designed midcentury property in Gothenburg, Sweden. The house dates back to 1964 and a is a wonderful example of Scandinavian architecture from the mid-20th century. All the more so because little seems to have changed in the intervening years / decades. Don’t get me wrong, […]

On the market: 1970s modernist property in Saltsjo-Boo, near Stockholm, Sweden

Big thanks to resident Scandi house spotter Ann-Charlott for picking up on this 1970s modernist property in Saltsjo-Boo, near Stockholm, Sweden, which is now up for sale. It’s a large and bold piece of architecture, dating back to 1974, although a ‘thorough renovation’ inside has turned the interior into more of a contemporary living space. […]

Anders Berensson proposes wooden skyscraper with decorative facade for Stockholm


Anders Berensson Architects has unveiled conceptual plans for Stockholm’s tallest building – a 133-metre wooden skyscraper covered in numbers, which would be erected on top of a 1960s car park in the city centre. (more…)