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Images of Desire: How Lifestyle Replaced Architecture

Swedish titel: Bostadsmarknaden A panel discussion presented by Svensk Standard, with Rory Hyde (UK), Tor Lindstrand (SWE) and Karin Matz (SWE) Part of the lecture series Den Rättvisa Staden, hosted by ABF Stockholm in collaboration with the School of Architecture, KTH, coordinated by Catharina Gabrielsson. 6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday the 3rd of May, 2016 Language: English ABF-huset, […]


  The exhibition EVA ( opens on Thursday 8th of October at the Royal Institute of Art (Fredsgatan 12), Stockholm.   In the Spring of 2015, Svensk Standard’s entry Bygglovsboken was selected as one of ten proposals which were subsequently funded and developed in order to form part of the exhibition EVA, an open public […]

Human Resources – Postcards from the future

  The images, diagrams and texts that were produced by Svensk Standard for the preproduction of upcoming movie “the Unliving”, and displayed as part of the 2013 Staff Exhibition at the KTH School of Architecture, ‘Human Resources – Zombies, Architects, and the Politics of Unwaged Labour’, can now be read in their entirety at […]

Human Resources – Projekt och Pengar

  This thursday (14th of march), as part of the Human Resources exhibition at the School of Architecture, KTH, Stockholm, we will talk about some of the projects that we have produced and participated in, what they cost, who payed (and did not pay) for them, what was expected and what they resulted in. Why, […]

Human Resources – part 1 – For the Sake of Architecture – full show

  Full video of the first episode in the Human Resources talk show series; “For the Sake of Architecture”, held at the School of Architecture, KTH, Stockholm. Guests are; Teres Selberg, Erik Wingquist, Lena Viterstedt, Tor Lindstrand. The show is hosted by; Helen Runting. For additional information about the talk show and exhibition; see previous […]

In Treatment

Urban planning practice comes close to an exercise in therapy. Last night, the Swedish Association of Architects (Sveriges Arkitekter organised a rather large collective therapy event for the damaged souls of Stockholm’s architecture community. A spot of last-minute consultation for the draft policy for architecture, ‘Arkitektur Stockholm’ (an addition to the översikstplan, Promenadstaden), provided […]

Light, Camera, Action!

On Wednesday 19:th of October we will lecture at the School of Architecture in Stockholm. We will speak about some of the themes that has surfaced through our production (and as all good things, they come at the power of three): Talk, Show, Transmit. Myth, Performance, Broadcast. Light, Camera, Action! We will start at 18:00, […]

Trojans pt.2

Our thoughts concerning the guidelines for architectural quality, Arkitektur Stockholm, put forward by the City of Stockholm, has been summed up and sent to the city planning office as a part of the public consultation process. A discussion was held, as well (last tuesday) with representatives from the planning office and the groups participating in […]

Stockholm Water Festival

Twelve years ago the last Stockholm Water Festival was held. The first Water Festival was held in ’91 and, although it was initially propelled by the best of intentions, it soon fell into an abyss of generic content and fast-food stands. This weekend, the Floating Lawn will perform as the base and platform for a […]


TV! is an open workshop about architecture-TV. It will be the starting point for the production of a pitch for a TV show about architecture aimed at swedish television. It is our contribution to the upcoming (next week, 8-13 feb) event/workshop/forum “48 timmar” (48 hours) at the Museum of Architecture in Stockholm. In response to […]

The Field performing on the lawn

On a sunny Wednesday evening, the people of Stockholm had the pleasure of witnessing The Field performing live on The Lawn, as it floated gently passed their balconies, windows, parks and bars.  Video by djnupi

Lawn Mover moving

After two days of construction the floating lawn (now properly named Åke) is complete and floats with pride. Manymanymany thanks and hugs to all of you that helped us put it together.

Lawn Mover

In the summer, it’s always nice to go somewhere. In Stockholm, many of the people leaving the city go out to the archipelago at the edge of the baltic sea. It is nice there. Some people go boating (or sailing) and a lot just stay at their summer houses doing (usually not a lot) things […]


A small sign produced during the summer of 2009 (as a part of the work “en annan paviljong” by Anna Koch, Weld) for a pavilion in the park Tantolunden, in Stockholm. Telling the story of the pavilions spectacular past. Referenced by Wikipedia here. Visit Weld. Read the sign as a .pdf Project by: Fredrik Andersson, […]


Due to the migratory nature of Svensk Standard members, this winter has seen the upstart of a small Svensk Standard branch located in Melbourne, Australia, accompanied by an entry in the Laneway Competition 2010, a public art competition in Melbourne. While researched and conceptualized by the Melbourne team, the production would be split between Sweden […]

Tokyo installation

A collaborative project by japanese and swedish architects initiated by Studio un/real. People involved: Daiki, Michael, Ichikawa, Toru, Caroline, Junichi, Kristin, Yuli, Margus, Simon+ more 

Rutgers exjobb del3, så blev det

Söder om Tullinge, i Botkyrka kommun mellan Stockholm och Södertälje, håller bostadsområdet Riksten på att växa fram. Etapp 1 byggs just nu och till hösten startar etapp 2. Sammanlagt omfattar de 600 bostäder. Fullt uttbyggd kommer Rikstens Friluftsstad, som den har döpts, att omfatta 2500 bostäder. I etapp 3 planeras en grundskola från förskoleklass till […]