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Passive House School Winning Proposal / Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

Courtesy of Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
Courtesy of Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture (KKA) shared with us their winning proposal for Nya Kollaskolan, which is expected to be the largest passive-house school in Sweden, as well as one of the largest passive house buildings in the country. A centerpiece in the new Kollastaden area in the center of Kungsbacka, the school will supplement the existing school, built in 2000, and host around 360 students and 75 employees. More images and architects’ description after the break.

'Architectural Dreams' / Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

KKA (Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture) presents three architectural dreams consisting of stories and images. In a time when architecture has become increasingly obsessed with shape and surface, they wanted to explore other fields of the profession. KKA wanted to envision alternative futures and societies, to fantasize and write their stories, proposing the unexpected. More project description after the break.

'Clear Cut' Land Art Installation / Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

Courtesy of Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
Courtesy of Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

In the summer of 2011, Joakim Kaminsky and Maria Poll, of Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture, went into the deep forests of Medelpad in northern Sweden. With them they brought 15 meters of mirror coated fabric aiming to create an installation that would interpret the life cycle of this pine forest. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Flying Carpet / Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture shared with us their project ‘Flying Carpet’, a colorful carpet laid out on a central square in Örebro, Sweden. Above people have a coffee under their own mirror images. More images and architect’s description after the break.

Super Sustainable City Exhibit / Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

At an exhibit in Gothenburg, architects Fredrik Kjellgren + Joakim Kaminsky from Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture have designed a sustainable city as a ”glimpse of a possible sustainable future” for Sweden.  The project, entitled Super Sustainable City, takes the analytical findings of a previous green initiaive,”Gothenburg 2050″ and presents a new “architectonic vision.” More about the exhibit after the break.

Fish Market / Kjellgren Kaminsky

Kjellgren Kaminsky shared their proposal for a fish market and its surrounding square in Bergen, Norway.  The five story building will house a market hall on the entrance and first floor and try to attract visitors and tourists who are passing by.  “We believe that the traditional market would gain more visitors if it was combined with a modern marketplace fully equipped and under one roof,” explained the architects.

More about the fish market after the break.

Villa Grow / Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

One of the challenges of prefab housing solutions is that not all families live the same way, resulting on standard environments not suitable for family living. With this in mind, KKA (Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture) desgined Villa Grow, a Villa that is adaptable to all to all kinds of families and can be extended as they grow.