KTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects

KTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects

KTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects - Windows, Brick, FacadeKTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects - WindowsKTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects - Chair, Table, Windows, BeamKTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects - Brick+ 24

Östermalm, Sweden
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  3600
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2017
  • Photographs
    Photographs :Mikael Olsson
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Creaton, Organowood
KTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects - Windows, Brick, Facade
© Mikael Olsson

KTH Educational Building – A learning experience
The new multi-functional educational centre for the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm is a learning environment for educating building designers and constructional engineers. The building is also accessible to the entire KTH Campus and is a flexible learning laboratory. The spiralling layout of the spatialities of the building is like a textbook in practice, where easily readable constructions and installations can be used for teaching purposes.

KTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects - Table, Chair
© Mikael Olsson
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KTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects - Table, Chair
© Mikael Olsson

The design derives from discussions, study trips and a programming phase outlining the ambitions. The numerous spatialities create a diverse building with large, bright, small, quiet, transparent, loud, sloping, underground, light and dark spaces. The façade is respectfully in keeping with KTH’s almost 100-year-old tradition of using brick, while the beaver tail brick is also a contemporary energy-efficient twist, which conveys the past into the future.

KTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects - Windows
© Mikael Olsson

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Address:Brinellvägen 26-28, SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden

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Cite: "KTH Educational Building / Christensen & Co. Architects" 07 Sep 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/901046/kth-educational-building-christensen-and-co-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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