Exhibitions open today 10-20

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About us

ArkDes is Sweden’s national centre for architecture and design. It is a museum, a study centre and an arena for debate and discussion about the future of architecture, design and citizenship.

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Contact us


+46 (0)8-520 235 00



Adress for visitors

Exercisplan 4
111 49 Stockholm

Staff Entrance

Svensksundsvägen 15B
111 49 Stockholm

Letters and Packages

Box 16410
103 27 Stockholm


Slupskjulsvägen 9
111 49 Stockholm

Book guided tour


The library

+46 (0)8-527 546 48

The collections

+46 (0)8-587 270 60

Café Blom

+46 (0)8-650 42 40


+46 (0)8-611 35 96 (wednesday)

Renting rooms

08-5202 3612
Contact and rooms 


To email someone in the staff, add @arkdes.se after the name in brackets.

Kieran Long

+46 8-5275 4607

Eric De Groat

Deputy Director
+46 8-5275 4611

Sandra Nolgren

Head of communications and visitor experience
+46 8-5275 4630

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Current information on the activities of ArkDes can be found at Notified. This is where we publish our most recent press releases and images for download.

The images for the media may only be utilised in connection with current exhibitions. Each image is specified with the Creative Commons that applies.

For more information or questions about the activities of ArkDes, please contact our PR Department.


Sandra Nolgren
+46 73 460 46 99

Maria Östman
+46 73 273 36 00

ArkDes press room

Léonie Geisendorfs tävlingsförslag för nybyggnad av Riksdagshuset i Stockholm 1971. Foto: Matti Östling / ArkDes

Léonie Geisendorfs tävlingsförslag för nybyggnad av Riksdagshuset i Stockholm 1971. Foto: Matti Östling / ArkDes

Friends of Arkdes

Are you interested in architecture and social structure? Would you like to attend seminars, go on trips and at the same time have free admission to ArkDes? If the answer is yes, you should become a member of Friends of ArkDes.

This is a non-profit organisation promoting participation in and knowledge of architecture. The organisation organises study visits to Stockholm, trips to interesting environments in Sweden and abroad and lectures and debates.

As a member of the organisation, you will have the opportunity to take part in all organisation events, will have free admission to ArkDes and Moderna museum and will be invited to exhibition openings and other events. You will also be granted 50% discount on ArkDes’ programme (with the exception of city tours) and 10% discount in the restaurant. Become a member by contacting Friends of ArkDes or purchase membership from the Information desk in the museum lobby.

Friends of Arkdes


ArkDes provides an opportunity to have a profile in one of the foremost arenas for culture in Sweden. We are seeking long-term collaboration with partners who are interested in joint development and profiling.

A collaboration with ArkDes affords access to attractive target groups and attractive premises for internal and external events.

Sandra Nolgren
+46 73 460 46 99


ArkDes receives many job applications.  Unfortunately, we are unable to reply to spontaneous or unsolicited applications for jobs.

Vacancies are advertised on  ArkDes Swedish homepage

Click on Prenumerera (Subscribe) if you want a subscription of advertised vacancies.

Invoicing and procurement

Invoices must be sent in stamped mail or via eInvoicing. We do not accept invoices via email. Terms of payment are 30 days.

Please mark invoices with the orderer’s reference, which is

ZZ1098-NNXX (NNXX =the first two letters in the first name and the first two letters in the last name).

We would prefer eInvoicing. eInvoices are sent to VISMA Proceedo via PEPPOL, using our organisation number as address. Printed invoices can be sent to: ArkDes, FE 3574, 838 81 FRÖSÖN

Organisation no. 202100-3427. VAT no.: SE 202100342701

As a national authority, ArkDes purchases a range of services at regular intervals. Below is a list of current purchases and a link to download blank forms.