June 24, 2021
The province of Québec and the Nordic countries are resolutely committed to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in the construction sector. It was therefore only natural that experts from these northern regions should come together to share their best practices.
June 17, 2021
Our design for the Psychiatric clinic at Södra Älvsborg Hospital was highly commended in the European Healthcare Design Awards 2021. The health-promoting hospital is recognised for its humanist design approach in the Mental Health Design category.
June 15, 2021
As an extension of the book anthology "Out of the Blue", White Arkitekter Oslo has launched a podcast series of six episodes called “Can Architecture Fix This?". The podcast is hosted by architect Rebekah Schaberg, exploring challenging design issues related to water through stories and conversations with expert guests.
June 14, 2021
This years’ virtual European Healthcare Design 2021 Congress & Exhibition will be held on the 14-17 June. Healthcare design experts from White Arkitekter will be part of the event, presenting projects, research and sharing their expertise on various subjects.
June 10, 2021
Our competition proposal ”Walk of Learning” was awarded a Special Honorable Mention in Archstorming’s competition to design two new satellite preschools in Ethiopia. The preschools are a development of an existing preschool in Gaba Kemisa, about 124 miles northeast of Addis Ababa, which has had a major positive impact on the entire community.
June 3, 2021
Through our research study, Flickrum, we discovered that boys and girls use spaces differently after the age of eight. Biologically, there is no difference between the male and female brain, so this response is shaped by external environmental conditions; from cultural norms, to the design of the built environment. Last year, a research report on Inclusive Skate parks authored by White Research Lab and the Swedish Skateboard Federation confirmed this – and much more.
June 1, 2021
Today, the House of Choice opened in Arenastaden, Solna. With solar cells, passive house technology and geo energy the 11-storey building is Scandinavia's first zero-energy hotel and the world's most photovoltaic-dense.
May 7, 2021
Today we release our 2020 Annual and Sustainability Report. And on that occasion, our CEO summarises the past year, which has been marked by both challenges and opportunities in the wake of the pandemic, and we have taken on the tough challenge of making all our projects climate positive by 2030.
May 5, 2021
Today, the shortlist for the European Healthcare Design 2021 Awards was revealed. And we are very delighted that Södra Älvsborg Hospital Psychiatric Clinic has been shortlisted in the category Mental Health Design.
April 29, 2021
The global magazine Monocle is recognising the world’s best design through Monocle Design Awards and the long table at Hamntorget in Stockholm is named the winner in the category of Best Public Furniture.