City building

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Project • By TengbomLibraries

Linnaeus University

A university linked with its location and an attractive new venue in town. That is the vision for the New Linnaeus University, one of Sweden's largest university projects. The university is currently spread out across the city of Kalmar. By gathering all activities on the quay of today’s guest harbour in central Kalmar, the new Linnaeus University will be more integrated in the city, with students and industry drawn closer together. Our ambition is to change and enhance the site and creating new meeting places in the city, between students and locals. The vision is a sea shell with a pearl in it. The shell is a robust brick building surround the pearl, a ‘portal building’ built in the classic materials of wood and glass to symbolize t... More

Project • By TengbomOffices

Mästerhuset

Mästerhuset at Mäster Samuelsgatan in central Stockholm contains offices with a capacity of 3,000 work places and a commercial ground floor. The challenge has been to create a modern and flexible office building of high international standard and at the same time bring more street life and businesses to the area. The building is permeated by quality materials and is expected to become the first new construction in Stockholm with the internationally recognised environmental certification LEED-NC 3,0 Platinum. The surrounding area is also given new life with a new connection between Mäster Samuelsgatan and Hamngatan—two major streets in the city. As Sweden´s oldest architecture firms, Tengbom is responsible for several of Stockholm's i... More