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ArkDes exhibition programme 2018-2021: From Lewerentz to the design of the future.

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2017 09:54 GMT

A comprehensive collections-based exhibition, a major international production, and an exhibition that sets the tone for ArkDes’ new direction – ArkDes’ 2018-2021 exhibition programme is here.

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Norm Form – an exhibition about design that goes against the grain. 6 Oct 2017 – 11 Feb 2018.

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2017 17:35 GMT

​Have you ever wondered why a woman’s bicycle is different to a man’s? Or why a drill looks so different to a food processor? Norm Form displays the work of 50 designers and artists whose work challenges accepted norms about how an object or place should look and function.

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ArkDes presents a forgotten treasure of furniture design history​

Press Releases   •   Aug 09, 2017 15:14 GMT

Discover the HI group: masters of craft, furniture and interior design from the 1960s. The HI Group - Craftsmanship in the Plastic Age is an exhibition of 30 objects, from furniture to photography, that tells a story of the renaissance of craft in an era more associated with modern, industrialised materials.

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Josef Frank – Against Design. 10 March – 27 August 2017.

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2017 08:14 GMT

​Josef Frank – Against Design is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to this world-renowned architect and designer. The exhibition presents unique material from the ArkDes collections never previously displayed.

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Reminder. Yayoi Kusama – In Infinity. Invitation to the press preview on Thursday, 9 June at 10.00 am.

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2016 07:52 GMT

Yayoi Kusama is one of the most acclaimed artists working today. Since the 1950s, she has created art that is as personal as it is universal. In summer 2016, ArkDes and Moderna Museet are featuring Yayoi Kusama’s oeuvre in the first major presentation in Sweden.

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In Therapy: Nordic Countries Face to Face Padiglione dei Paesi Nordici (Finlandia, Norvegia e Svezia) Alla 15 Mostra Internazionale di Architettura - La Biennale di Venezia

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2016 09:42 GMT

La mostra nel Padiglione dei Paesi Nordici alla 15. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura - La Biennale di Venezia mette Finlandia, Norvegia e Svezia al centro della ribalta e ‘in terapia’, illuminando da un punto di vista psicanalitico ciò che viene comunemente percepito come architettura scandinava contemporanea.

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In Therapy: Nordic Countries Face to Face. Nordic Pavilion (Finland, Norway and Sweden) At the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2016 11:41 GMT

The exhibition of the Nordic Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia positions Finland, Norway and Sweden under a spotlight and ‘in therapy’, shining a psychoanalytically-framed light on what is commonly perceived as contemporary Nordic architecture.

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Gunnar Asplund’s hidden cultural treasure to be made publicly accessible

Press Releases   •   Sep 22, 2015 08:24 GMT

Today. On 22 September, the internationally acclaimed Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund would have turned 130. To mark the anniversary, ArkDes – The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design – in Stockholm is making an hitherto unkown cultural treasure freely available to the public.

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A new city in Minecraft - RECREATE, REBUILD, REINVENT

Press Releases   •   Apr 07, 2014 08:09 GMT

The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design presents Blockholm. Using the game of Minecraft as a platform for exploring themes of democracy and public dialogue in city planning, Blockholm allows users to rebuild the city’s 100,000 lots using information generated from actual land use data, marking the first time in history that Stockholm’s land use information has been available to the public.

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BLOCKHOLM – a new Stockholm in Minecraft

Press Releases   •   Jan 21, 2014 13:13 GMT

The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design presents Blockholm, an interactive tool for reimagining the city of Stockholm. Using the game of Minecraft as a platform for exploring themes of democracy and public dialogue in city planning, Blockholm allows users to rebuild the city’s 100,000 lots using information generated from actual land use data.

About ArkDes (The Swedish centre for architecture and design)

ABOUT THE SWEDISH CENTRE FOR ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

Our aim is to strengthen the value and meaning of architecture and design for the individual and to promote social progress. By the means of exhibitions, seminars, debates, family activities and publications, we emphasize important contemporary issues.

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